JBuzz Musings November 23, 2014: Where are donations going? Canadian Jewish community high poverty and inequality

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JEWISH ACADEMIC & UNIVERSITY NEWS

Where are donations going? Canadian Jewish community high poverty and inequality

By Bonnie K. Goodman

The recently released Jewish Population of Canada, 2011 report indicated there is widening income gap among the Canadian Jewish community. The report looked at the demographics in Canada in general, and the demographics for each province and their major…READ MORE

JBuzz News July 31, 2012: Paul Socken: Jewish studies at Waterloo receives unexpected gift

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Jewish studies at Waterloo receives unexpected gift

Source: Canadian Jewish News (blog), 7-31-12

The late Bette Hagey, “a real stalwart of the United Church” who died in 2009, left part of her estate to Waterloo’s Jewish studies program, said Waterloo professor emeritus Paul Socken. Socken, who founded the Jewish studies program and continues….READ MORE