Toronto's Reform Mikvah Gets a Decorative Facelift
Many non-Orthodox Jews think that immersion in the mikvah is an old-fashioned or misogynistic ritual, but they’re increasingly using it in non-traditional spiritual ways, says Robin Leszner, an educator at Reform synagogue Temple Emanu-El and co-chair of the Reform Mikvah of Greater Toronto.
Faith based organizations form 'ring of peace' around Vaughan mosque
Despite frigid temperatures, more than 100 people from across the community – of all faiths – stood in solidarity with their Muslim neighbours in a “ring of peace” at the Jaffari Community Centre March 3. JCC – situated on Bathurst Street – is at the heart of a multicultural community where people of different faiths co-exist peacefully.