Jewish Justice

Jewish Justice

What is Jewish Justice? What does the intersection of these terms mean? Tzedek, the Hebrew term for righteousness, fairness or justice, is one of the oldest teachings in Judaism. While this term dates back pretty much as far as it goes, it can mean so many different...
Yom Kippur for Everyone

Yom Kippur for Everyone

In Judaism, the concept of Pikuach Nefesh teaches us that saving a life or preserving one’s health takes precedence over all Mitzvot (commandments). Pikuach nefesh Pikuach nefesh (Hebrew: פיקוח נפש, IPA: [piˈkuaχ ˈnefeʃ], “saving a life”) describes the...

Community COVID resources

Queen’s University COVID-19 Updates Stay safe and stay healthy. Keep yourself up-to-date about Queen’s COVID-19 updates and more by following this link to the Queen’s online resources. Expanded Mental Health Services The province of Ontario has...
Welcome Back 2020

Welcome Back 2020

Dear Friends, My name is Yos Tarshish and I am the new Assistant Director and lead professional for Queen’s Hillel. Last week I relocated to Kingston from London, ON together with my wife, Leora, who is also joining the Queen’s Hillel team as our Senior Jewish...


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