Matthew Boroditsky with some of the children he met at Project Somos. (photo Matthew Boroditsky) In life, we all face…Children’s Wish Foundation, Project Somos, tikkun olam
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Susan Mendelson launched Mendelson’s Kosher Gourmet from the kitchens at Vancouver Talmud Torah earlier this fall. (photo from Susan Mendelson)…catering, gourmet food, kosher, Lazy Gourmet, Vancouver Talmud Torah, VTT
Michael Sachs, left, and Rabbi Levi Varnai of the Bayit. (photo from Michael Sachs) The Bayit, a small shul in…Bayit, Carlebach, family life, Judaism, Sachs, synagogues, Varnai
Hypocrisy is everywhere, perhaps, and it can be a full-time occupation to call it out. For years, the anti-Israel movement,…anti-Israel, racism
There’s no use in pretending it doesn’t bother me. The woman has invaded my sacrosanct space and time! But what…Jewish life, Judaism, mindfulness, Rosh Hashanah, synagogues
Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver has launched this year’s annual campaign under the leadership of Alex Cristall, general chair. The…annual campaign, Federation, fundraising, security, Vision 2020
At the recent Jewish Seniors Alliance annual general meeting, three volunteers were honored: Ralph Jackson, left, Bill Gruenthal, centre, and…JSA, seniors
Martha and Waitstill Sharp at home in Wellesley, Mass., in 1938. (photo from Sharp Family Archives via pbs.org) At a…AUA, Czechoslovakia, Holocaust, Nazis, Sharps, Unitarian Church
Mark Waldman has been working with neuroscientist Dr. Andrew Newberg for almost two decades, including on their latest book, Words…health, mindfulness, neuroscience
[Chant Torah?] at Beth Israel Synagogue, 1979. (photo from JWB fonds, JMABC L.09865) If you know someone in these photos,…Beth Israel, Jewish life, Judaism, synagogues, youth
You don’t have to be a sports fan to have been intrigued by the biggest story in the National Football…49ers, anthem, Football, Kaepernick, respect, Star Spangled Banner
(צילום: רוני רחמנ) ביקור ראשון לנסיכים המלכותיים ויליאם וקייט במחוז בריטיש קולומביה וטריטוריית יוקון, ביחד עם ילדיהם הקטנים ג’ורג’ (בן…British Columbia, Royal visit, ביקור מלכותי, בריטיש קולומביה
Coming soon ...
Ben Ratner's short film Ganjy screens at the Vancouver International Film Festival Oct. 2 and 8.
Denial comes to Vancouver Oct. 7. Check local listings.
Coming soon ... to Jerusalem
Dr. Peter Gary's A 20th Century Passion is set to première in Jerusalem Oct. 17 but needs financial support: gofundme.com/20thcenturypassion.
Strangers at Home: A project of the Global Reporting Centre (GRC)
Breaking the Silence: Sweden, from the GRC, part of the Strangers at Home project. As extremist voices gain political power, white Europeans are taking to the streets to “claim back” their place in Europe, where millions of people are feeling like strangers at home.
Chasing Ghosts: Serbia, from the GRC, part of the Strangers at Home project.
Teaching Racism: Czech Republic, from the GRC, part of the Strangers at Home project.
Hate Poetry: Germany, from the GRC, part of the Strangers at Home project. More videos at globalreportingcentre.org.
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