The Hamilton Ontario Jewish Federation raised $10,000 to help pay the medical expenses of Djamshid Popal, a 9 year old Afghan boy sent to Canada by Canadian Army medics for treatment. Djamshid is suffering from a serious heart condition brought on by untreated rheumatic fever. The Hamilton Jewish Federation will hand a cheque to Hamilton Muslim Association president Javid Mirza, who described this gesture as an example of “the good that can be achieved by working together.”
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