Jewish Community to Honour Military Veterans on Remembrance Day

Published on: 2016/11/08 - in Releases

Kingston Jewish Council (KJC), Queen’s Hillel, and Beth Israel Synagogue Adult Education are pleased to announce a wonderful opportunity to honour and remember our military veterans, at a special
event on Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

The evening will start with a Kabbalat Shabbat Service, including a time to honour all Fallen Soldiers. A Shabbat dinner will follow.

Professor Ellin Bessner, a journalist and professor of journalism at Centennial College in Toronto, will talk about Kingston’s Jewish War Heroes, and preview her new book “Double Threat: Canada’s Jews, the Military, and WWll”.

For more information, and to reserve a spot, please contact: Paul Gilmore or Ian Sarfin at

FREE for members of the Canadian Forces in uniform. $20.00 for adults, $12.50 for students, $10.00 children under 10.  Payment by Cash or Cheque at the door.

The Beth Israel Synagogue is located at 116 Centre Street, Kingston, Ontario

Kingston Jewish Council | Photo: Ontario Jewish Archives