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Reflections on the eve
of Rosh HaShanah,
the Jewish New Year

The Quebec Health Ministry has begun to roll out changes it hopes will significantly improve the province’s healthcare system. Similar changes are occurring throughout Canada, the U.S. and Western Europe. In this regard, Quebec is in fact a little late to the table. While these changes may be overdue, they nevertheless present the hospital with significant challenges. Victor Frankl, a Viennese psychotherapist who survived many concentration camps, including Auschwitz, held the view that our lives are determined not by what happens to us—but by how we respond to what happens to us. On our shores, our hospital’s founders, whose community …