Montreal Rabbi Ron Aigen balanced tradition and change

Rabbi Ron Aigen, who led Montreal’s Reconstructionist Synagogue, Congregation Dorshei Emet, since 1976, died suddenly this weekend. As his family, friends, and congregants struggle with this loss, we celebrate the many contributions “Rabbi Ron” made to the Jewish community, to Montreal and to the ongoing quest to balance tradition and change

What Justin Trudeau can learn from Bill Clinton’s presidency

Having just ended nine years of conservative rule, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should look south, and learn from former U.S. president Bill Clinton’s successes — and failures.
In 1993, Clinton — like Trudeau, a young, charismatic liberal — ended 12 years of conservative governance in the United States. The comedian Dennis Miller, celebrating the Baby Boomers’ emergence,