At the Oct. 23 ceremony for the unveiling of a plaque honouring National Council of Jewish Women of Canada’s 120…National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, NCJW, tikkun olam, women
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Wells Hill has its world première Nov. 24-26 at DanceHouse. (photo by David Cooper) “What does it mean to imagine…Canada 150, contemporary, DanceHouse, Glen Gould, Marshall McLuhan, SFU, Vanessa Goodman
On Remembrance Day, pro-Nazi posters were discovered at War Memorial Gym on the University of British Columbia campus. The posters…anti-racism, antisemitism, British Columbia, racism, UBC, UVic
This academic year marks the second session of Writing Lives, a two-semester project at Langara College, coordinated by instructor Dr….Azrieli Foundation, Holocaust, Isaiah Spiegel, Langara College, literature, Menachem Kaiser, VHEC, Writing Lives
(photo from Anti-Racist Action UVic/Facebook) On Nov. 9, the anniversary of Kristallnacht, a swastika and “Heil Hitler” were found written…anti-racism, British Columbia, David Blades, Federation, racism, Trump, Tyson Strandlund, UBC, UVic
Aiden Cumming-Teicher celebrated his bar mitzvah by organizing Our Voices. (photo from Aiden Cumming-Teicher) Aiden Cumming-Teicher got his start in…Cumming-Teicher, film festival, tikkun olam, tzedekah, youth
Rabbi Becky Silverstein, left, and Joanna Ware facilitated the Keshet program held in Vancouver last month. (photos from northeastern.edu and…Alicia Fridkin, inclusion, Jewish Federation, Keshet, LGBTQ, Shelley Rivkin, tikkun olam
Students in Kitah Aleph at the White Rock / South Surrey Jewish Community Centre with their Bereishit (Genesis) craft that…art, Judaism, Torah
Gershon Shafir was in Vancouver Nov. 9 to discuss some of the issues he raises in his latest book, A…Gershon Shafir, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, occupation, peace, two-state solution
The Innocence Treatment by Ari Goelman is a psychological thriller set in 2031 America. Looking for a smart, tense, psychological…Ari Goelman, dystopia, Jewish Book Festival, Trump, United States, youth
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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.