This year’s Jewish National Fund, Pacific Region, Negev Dinner honourees are Michelle and Neil Pollock. (photo from Pollock family) For…ALEH Jerusalem, Israel, JNF, Negev Dinner, philanthropy, Pollock, tikkun olam
Making the JI News
In Euripides’ play, the Phoenecian women represent the innocent who are displaced and otherwise impacted by conflict. (photo from Arts…Arts Umbrella, Naomi Levy, theatre
In the third of a series of articles on sexual harassment and violence in the Jewish community, the Jewish Independent…abuse, harassment, law, Megan Ellis
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said that he will make an apology in the House of Commons for the government…Canada, Holocaust, reparations, SS St. Louis, Trudeau
Much to the disappointment of their Orthodox brethren, most of the Jewish people outside the Orthodox world probably do not…Judaism, secularism, Shavuot, Torah
Shelley Globman Osipov and Marty Osipov (photo from the Osipovs) Can Marty and I be childhood sweethearts if we didn’t…history, Peretz Centre, Peretz Shule, Yiddish
York Centre Liberal MP Michael Levitt and Sen. Linda Frum hold copies of Bill S-232, the Canadian Jewish Heritage Month…Canada, Jewish culture, Jewish Heritage Month, Judaism, Linda Frum, Michael Levitt
Jessica Cohn and her kids, Tamara and Jeremy, created the Friend Send to help others across Canada. (photo from Jessica…bullying, Friend Send, Jessica Cohn, tikkun olam
Prof. Arthur Schafer, head of the Centre for Professional and Applied Ethics at the University of Manitoba. (photo from Arthur…Arthur Schafer, cloning, Dolly the Sheep, ethics, Judaism, science
Donna Karan’s Urban Zen includes pieces to be worn year-round. But the project is grander than a fashion line –…clothing, Donna Karan, fashion, healthcare, Urban Zen, women
Worth watching ...
Through the community’s annual campaign, Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver subsidizes March of the Living, and offers scholarships.
VTT Onward: The 100 Year History of Vancouver Talmud Torah, film by Adam Bogoch.