The Feb. 18 silent march in honor of Alberto Nisman began on the steps of the Vancouver Art Gallery. (photo…Alberto Nisman, AMIA, Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Gabriel Patrich, Iran, silent march, terrorism
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Caitlin McCarthy and Amitai Marmorstein co-star in What You’re Missing by Tamara Micner, which is at Chutzpah! March 10-15. (photo…Chutzpah!, Tamara Micner, What You're Missing
Rafaella Rabinovich’s designs from Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily directed by William B. Davis at the…Fiddler on the Roof, Gallery 7 Theatre, Rafaella Rabinovich
From the moment I read Pat Johnson’s interview with Faith Jones prior to last year’s Limmud, I knew I wanted…Celia Dropkin, Faith Jones, Jennifer Kronovet, poetry, Samuel Solomon, Yiddish
The attack on a Copenhagen synagogue – and the public reaction to it – has been illuminating. It also raises…antisemitism, Denmark, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Queen Margarethe II, terrorism
Members of the Momo Minyan with Lhamo Dolma, Phurba Jompa and Lobsang Dolma. (photo from David Berson) After a meeting…Arunachal Pradesh, David Berson, Momo Minyan, Tibet, Tibetan Cultural Society, Vicky Robinson
Forty years ago, Ian Merkel was involved in clandestine film screenings. The films were nothing Canadians would consider illicit, but…Ian Merkel, Reel Causes, Vancouver Foreign Film Society
Jewish Family Service Agency has appointed Richard Fruchter as senior management consultant. He began working in this position on Jan….Jewish Family Service Agency, JFSA, Joel Steinberg, Richard Fruchter
A visiting dignitary signs the VIP guest register as others look on, Congregation Schara Tzedeck, 1974. (JWB fonds; JMABC L.14413)…JMABC, Schara Tzedeck
Bodies are taken away following an explosion at the cafeteria of Jerusalem’s Hebrew University on July 31, 2002. Hamas took…PA, Palestine Liberation Organization, Palestinian Authority, PLO, terrorism
The gallery includes work by Almagul Menlibayeva of Kazakhstan. (photo from AMOCAH) When people in Israel saw that Belu-Simion Fainaru…AMOCAH, art, Avital Bar-Shay, Belu-Simion Fainaru, Israel, Sakhnin biennale
Dr. Jeff Halper speaks at the University of Manitoba on Feb. 9. (photo by Rebeca Kuropatwa) Dr. Jeff Halper, an…ICAHD, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Jeff Halper, Palestinians, Salim Shawamreh
At Chutzpah! this week
Idan Sharabi & Dancers returns with Makom – but as a full-length program Feb. 25-28.
Vancouver's Vanessa Goodman opens for Idan Sharabi with Wells Hill.
Les Yeux Noirs play Red Room Ultra Bar on Feb. 28.
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A sampling of Israeli election videos
From Likud: Who else would you trust to 'Bibi-sit' your kids but Bibi?
The Zionist Camp asks, Would you really trust your kids with Bibi?
From Habayit Hayehudi: Israel's not going to apologize anymore.
From Shas: the middle-class may have worries, but what about the unemployed or working poor?
Despite being at the bottom of the polls, Meretz would like voters to consider them the life of the party.