Left to right: Yitzhak Rabin, Yasser Arafat and Shimon Peres after the three received the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo…Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Mor Loushy, Oslo Accords, peace, Vancouver International Film Festival, VIFF
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Barbara Heller’s exhibit, Divine Sparks, is at the Zack Gallery until Oct. 8. (photo by Olga Livshin) Barbara Heller’s new…art, Barbara Heller, spirituality, tapestry, Zack Gallery
Alexa Mardon is part of the creative team of Never Still, which is at the Firehall Sept. 26-29. (photo by…dance, Donna Spencer, Firehall Arts Centre, Vanessa Goodman
David Fine and Alison Snowden wrote, directed and animated the National Film Board of Canada animated short Animal Therapy. (photo…Alison Snowden, animation, David Fine, health, National Film Board, NFB, Vancouver International Film Festival, VIFF
Danny Ayalon speaks at Trinity Western University on Aug. 30. (photo by Chloe Heuchert) On Aug. 30, Danny Ayalon spoke…Danny Ayalon, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, peace, speakers, Trinity Western University, TWU
Dimitri Lascaris, chair of the board of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME), last week tweeted…antisemitism, B'nai B'rith, B’nai Brith Canada, Canada, Dimitri Lascaris, Linda Frum, St. Louis
During the months of Elul and Tishri, when we’re in the midst of the High Holiday season, things are busy….Federation, High Holidays, Judaism, lifestyle, Rosh Hashanah
Judaism is an aspirational religion that, while accepting the reality of failure, believes in the human capacity to transcend and…Judaism, lifestyle, self-help, Yom Kippur
Petach Tikvah’s Calatrava bridge. (photo from Ashernet) Petach Tikvah’s Calatrava pedestrian bridge and glass walkway was designed by architect Santiago…development, Israel, Petach Tikvah
סוכן המוסד לשעבר: “עזרתי לישראל לחשוף את תוכנית הגרעין של סוריה” – חלק שלישי. (צילום מחוסיין עלי סומדייה) המשך הראיון…"המוסד", Hussein Ali Sumaida, Israel, Mossad, spy, חוסיין עלי סומדייה, ישראל, סוכן הכפול
Worth watching ...
The Jewish Independent is media partner for The Oslo Diaries at the Vancouver International Film Festival on Sept. 28 and 29 and Oct. 12.
The NFB short Animal Behaviour is part of VIFF's The Curtain Calls on Oct. 1 and 8.
The Washing Society is playing at VIFF with Dreaming Under Capitalism on Oct. 4 and 6.
¡Despertar! - New York City Laundry Workers Rise Up is an epilogue of sorts to The Washing Society.