I am writing on behalf of Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJVCanada.org). We are a nationwide Jewish human rights organization which promotes a just resolution to the conflict in Israel and Palestine. We do this through the application of international law and respect for the human rights of all parties.
It’s time for a look back, a little reminiscing, if you will.A Niagara Note first appeared in The Niagara Falls Review in the fall of 1991 and has been a regular feature ever since. Through preparing this column, I’ve had the extreme pleasure and privilege of “meeting” a vast number of individuals from Niagara Falls’ past.
I am currently enrolled in a very prestigious school, the most important one I’ve ever attended. The students are sleep deprived and hooked on caffeine, but not from studying for finals. Located in communities all over the world, it’s called NDU (New Dad University).
Today we hear a great deal about personal autonomy. This philosophical concept is generally understood to be the ability to decide to be one’s own person, to live one’s life according to reasons and motives that are taken as one’s own and not the product of external forces. This does not mean we have the freedom to do whatever we want.
Years ago when I would explore downtown Welland on foot, unexpected rain showers would send me to take refuge in the courtyard of Holy Trinity Anglican Church, there to wait out the sultry summer afternoon soaking.
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Many articles have been published about the benefits of continuous learning throughout our lifetime and especially as we enter our senior years.
Our readers write about Ted Mouradian's recent column on voters and Andy Petrowski.