Bonjour Chai

Political punditry, spiritual advice, challenging analysis: our weekly current affairs show breaks down the most important topics for Canadian Jews every Friday morning. Follow us on Twitter @bonjourchai.


  • Avi Finegold

    The founder of the Montreal-based Jewish Learning Lab (an adult education initiative launched in 2015) previously served as interim rabbi of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, and as executive director of the Montreal Board of Rabbis. Avi has also anchored the weekly Bonjour Chai podcast since its debut in March 2021 as a cornerstone project of The Canadian Jewish News.

  • Phoebe Maltz Bovy

    The senior editor (and frequent writer) for The Canadian Jewish News is also a contributor columnist for the Globe and Mail, co-host of the podcast Feminine Chaos with Kat Rosenfield, and the author of the book The Perils of “Privilege”. Keep up with Phoebe on Twitter @bovymaltz as she navigates west-end Toronto living with her husband, two daughters, and a poodle named Bisou.