Filmmaker Haya Newman’s father Ozer Fuks grew up in Wolbrom, Poland. He escaped the town in 1939. (photo from wolbrom.pl)…Fuks, Haya Newman, Holocaust, Shoah, Wolbrom
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Vancouver colleagues and friends, Rabbi Binyomin Bitton, left, and Rabbi Eliezer Lipman (Lipa) Dubrawsky, spent many hours discussing scholarly Torah…Binyomin Bitton, Chabad, Lipa Dubrawsky, Rabbi Eliezer Hagadol, Torah
Dozens of Vancouverites who survived the Holocaust were joined by their children, grandchildren and hundreds of others in a solemn,…Chaim Kornfeld, Holocaust, Yom Hashoah
After 20 years, librarian Karen Corrin retired in March from the Waldman Library. (photo by Olga Livshin) Karen Corrin retired from…Karen Corrin, Waldman Library
Judith Joseph (photo by Olga Livshin) The current exhibit at the Zack Gallery, Tales of Light and Dark, features two…Alina Smolyansky, Judith Joseph, kabbalah, Linda Lando, Zack Gallery, Zohar
In the past several weeks, we have celebrated liberation and redemption on Passover. On Yom Hashoah, we mourned the victims…Holocaust, Israel, Passover, Yom Ha'atzmaut, Yom Hashoah, Yom Hazikaron
There were no doubt many emotions surrounding the Israel Prize this year: disdain over Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu intervening to…change, Fiddler on the Roof, tradition
Karon Shear, left, and Marilyn Berger. (photo by Binny Goldman) Moshe Feldenkrais is quoted as saying, “When you know what you…Alexandra Henriques, Feldenkrais, Gyda Chud, Jewish Seniors Alliance, JSA, Karon Shear, Lou Segal, Marilyn Berger, Oakridge Seniors Centre, OSC, Vita Kolodny
Rabbi Zushe Silberstein (photo from cjnews.com) When Rabbi Zushe Silberstein heard that the Jewish inmate standing before him in a…Binyomin Scheiman, Chabad Chabanel, Chabad of Richmond, Correctional Service Canada, CSC, Dina-Hasida Mercy, Julie O’Brien, Maison Belfield, Menachem Matusof, prisoners, Yechiel Baitelman, Zushe Silberstein
Leah Gazan (photo by Rebeca Kuropatwa) Human traffickers target those who are most vulnerable – women and children, and people from…Leah Gazan, MMIW, National Council of Jewish Women, NCJW, trafficking, WeCare
Pioneer Women of Na’amat at tea, circa 1950. (photo from JWB fonds; JMABC L.12587) If you know someone in this…JMABC, Na'amat
קנדה נמצאת במקום הראשון מבחינת השקעות זרות בפרוייקטים בענף הנדל”ן למגורים במנהטן בניו יורק, בשנת 2014. (צילום: Cynthia Ramsay) קנדה…Manhattan, real estate, מנהטן, נדל"ן
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Vancouver Jewish Film Centre brings Bride Flight to the Peretz Centre April 28, 1 p.m. Free for seniors!
Walking With the Enemy screens at Dunbar Theatre until April 30.
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