Peter Barnett, fourth from the right, with the Variety telethon crew, in the 1970s/80s. (all photos from the Barnetts) Variety…Jeffrey Barnett, Peter Barnett, Show of Hearts, Variety BC
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Jessica Kirson and Jon Steinberg (below) launch this year’s Chutzpah! Festival on Feb. 18. (photo from Chutzpah!) Everyone who likes to…Chutzpah! Festival, comedy, Jessica Kirson, Jon Steinberg
Around the time of the High Holidays last year, Rabbi Shaul Osadchey, senior rabbi of Congregation Beth Tzedec in Calgary,…Beth Tzedec, B’nai Tikva, Cynthia Simmons, refugees, Shaul Osadchey, Syria
It doesn’t require a big community to make big things happen. It just takes a few good leaders. And Saskatoon’s…Children of Abraham, Islamic Association, JoAnn Jaffe, refugees, Syria
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Nostra Aetate, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops (CCCB) and the Canadian…Catholic-Jewish relations, CCCB, CIJA, CRC, Nico Slobinsky, Nostra Aetate, Robert Daum
Ayelet Rose Gottlieb will perform Shiv’a at Performance Works on Feb. 20. (photo from Ayelet Rose Gottlieb) There are so…Angels, Ayelet Rose Gottlieb, Gomory, John Zorn, Mycale, Noa Charuvi, Shiv’a, Winterruption
There was a tempest recently when National Public Radio, the listener-funded American radio network, published a map on their website…antisemitism, Binyamin Netanyahu, HonestReporting, Israel, Laurent Fabius, NPR
The Transparency Bill, also known as the NGO Bill, received cabinet approval in December and is, therefore, closer to becoming…delegitimization, democracy, Israel, NGO Bill, Transparency Bill
Among the many Shabbat 100 volunteers were, from left to right, Ben Felstein (Chabad Jewish Student Club and Israel on…Chabad, Shabbat 100, UBC
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A model of the Kaifeng synagogue at an exhibit at the Diaspora Museum in Tel Aviv in 2011. (photo by…China, Diaspora, Holocaust, Radhanites
התאגיד הקנדי בומברדייה שמספק מזה למעלה מעשר שנים קטרים וקרונות לרכבת ישראל, החל לבדוק את האפשרות למכור מטוסי נוסעים לאיראן….Bombardier, Iran, Mathew Roberge, Montreal, sanctions, stabbing, איראן, בומברדייה, דקירה, מונטריאול, מתיו רוברז', סנקציות
Coming soon ...
Chutzpah! Festival 2016 ... Feb. 18-March 13, and more.
Worth watching ...
The origins of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.
A Community Milestone
A video produced by Eli Gorn about the Jewish Cemetery Restoration Project 2015.