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Jewish communities across the globe have been celebrating the Passover holiday each year for millennia, commemorating the Exodus from Egypt and the freeing of the Jewish People. Moroccan Jews (and...
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In November 2023, several Jewish community leaders from Alberta, traveled to Israel for an emergency solidarity mission as part of a delegation of Canadian Federations. They came back with a renewed sense of urgency for Hamas and other terror groups to return the hostages that were brutally abducted during the Oct. 7 massacre. They felt conflicting emotions – sadness, anger, solidarity and also respect for the Israelis for their resiliency and their commitment to prevent future terror attacks.
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January 24, 2024

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