Gina Faigen, daughter of the late Dr. Morris H. Faigen, who founded the annual Faigen Family Lecture Series, with this…Faigen Lecture, Israel, Palestinians, peace
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Michael Seidelman is donating 10% of novel profits this month to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. (photo from Michael Seidelman) May…cystic fibrosis, Seidelman, Syn
High-tech entrepreneur Galya Westler is at TEDxStanleyPark on May 28. (photo from Galya Westler) The social media available to help…app, entrepreneur, high-tech, Plazus, TEDxStanleyPark, Westler
Achinoam Nini performs for a full house at the Chan Centre on Yom Ha’atzmaut, May 11. (photo from cjnews.com) Despite…Brosgart, Federation, Israel, JDL, Jewish Defence League, Nini, Noa, Shuk, Yom Ha'atzmaut
Grade 6 students from Vancouver Talmud Torah – Sophie Chelin, Ava Abramowich, Sayde Shuster, Ruth Nahmad and Rachel Seguin –…Davey, Oprah, Shecter-Balin, tikkun olam, Vancouver Talmud Torah, VTT
Valeri Sokolovski’s work forms part of A Tapestry of Cultures, the group art exhibit now on display at the Zack…Festival Ha’Rikud, Israel, Zack Gallery
There are more than 26,000 Jews who live in Metro Vancouver. There is no possible way that a weekly newspaper…community, Festival Ha’Rikud, Noa, tikkun olam, tzedekah, Vancouver Talmud Torah, Yom Ha'atzmaut
Dr. David Goldbloom (photo by Ksenija Ho) It was not that long ago that seeing a psychiatrist meant that people…Bryden, Goldbloom, mental health, psychiatry
Dr. Brian Goldman (photo from Brian Goldman) While most people have heard of dementia, many of us won’t have heard…aging, Alzheimer's, dementia, mental health, sundowning
At Limmud in Winnipeg earlier this year, Bryan Borzykowski talked about his and his wife Lainie’s difficulties in having children….Borzykowski, conception, health, Limmud, miscarriage
Jordan Sloshower (photo from Jordan Sloshower) The use of psychoactive plants and mushrooms for sacramental and religious purposes has been…antidepressants, anxiety, cancer, depression, psilocybin, psychedelic, Sloshower
Following several months of research, discussions and consultations, the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA) is celebrating 2016 Celiac Disease Awareness Month…celiac, gluten, health
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Art! Vancouver is at Vancouver Convention Centre East May 26-29.
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Rachel Lester's "One Call Away," from 12Tribe Films, about Israel's extensive humanitarian work.
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