Author Archive: Debbie Fitzerman

February Newsletter

February Newsletter

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: On Saturday 21st January Rabbi Soria, Debbie Fitzerman, Gloria Pivnick and I attended the third annual community Diversity Dinner on behalf of Kingston Jewish Council. It was great to be part of an event that brought together over 150 people from many different cultural and ethnic groups and organizations. The camaraderie and atmosphere […]

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  January 30, 2017   No comments
January Newsletter

January Newsletter

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE: I am very pleased that, with the help of Jewish Federations Canada-United Israel Appeal, Kingston Jewish Council was able to purchase this wonderful 9 ft menorah that will light up the amphitheater of Springer Market Square for all 8 days of Hanukkah this year and for many years to come. I think this […]

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  January 30, 2017   No comments
December Newsletter

December Newsletter

PROGRAMS: SAVE THE DATES December 28 – 10th Annual Light Up the Night! April 23 2017 – Yom Hashoah Program April 30 2017 – Yom Hazikaron & Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration WE WELCOME NEW PROGRAMMING IDEAS CHOIR The KJC Choir meets most Thursday nights from 7:00-8:30 pm at Hillel House, 124 Centre Street. This is a […]

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  January 19, 2017   No comments
November Newsletter

November Newsletter

PROGRAMS: SAVE THE DATES November 11 at 5:30pm – “How Canada’s Jews Fought WWII” December 28 – 10th Annual Light Up the Night! . April 23 2017 – Yom Hashoah Program April 30 2017 – Yom Hazikaron & Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration WE WELCOME NEW PROGRAMMING IDEAS REMEMBRANCE DAY SERVICE, DINNER & GUEST SPEAKER Kingston Jewish […]

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  January 19, 2017   No comments
October Newsletter

October Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: As we get ready to start the year 5777 we need to reflect on how we can make this year better than the previous ones and what is our vision for the future. As I look at the challenges facing many Jewish communities around the country large and small it is […]

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  January 19, 2017   No comments

A visit with the Jews of Kingston

A visit with the Jews of Kingston by Ben Rose • June 15, 2012 From the Canadian Jewish News, January 7, 1999 Kingston is a city full of surprises for a Jewish reporters from the big city of Toronto. For one thing, the Kingston Jewish Community Council spreads an umbrella over the unaffiliated Jews, as […]

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  January 2, 2017   No comments

JEWISH NATIONAL FUND

JEWISH NATIONAL FUND No symbol of a commitment to Israel is more recognizable than the simple, iconic Jewish National Fund Blue Box. It has graced many a mantelpiece or kitchen counter since 1904. JNF, created in 1901, has not entirely changed its focus from the early days; rather, it has evolved to meet the changing […]

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  December 27, 2016   No comments

ISRAELI DANCING

ISRAELI DANCING KJC is proud to offer Israeli dancing lessons on Monday evenings from 7:00-8:00pm at Beth Israel (116 Centre St.) All ages and abilities are welcome to join these fun, relaxing lessons, taught by Jackie Mills. Jackie has over 30 years of experience teaching Israeli and International Folk Dance, with a focus on classic […]

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  December 27, 2016   No comments

CHOIR

CHOIR The KJC Choir meets most Thursday nights from 7:00-8:30 pm at Hillel House, 124 Centre Street. This is a non-auditioned community choir, under the direction of Ros Schwartz. If you enjoy singing Jewish music, please come sing with us! You are welcome to join us at any rehearsal, but please contact either Jochebed Katan […]

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  December 27, 2016   No comments