Maung Zarni, right, with a 67-year-old Rohingya man from Maungdaw, who had been a leader at a township level in…genocide, human rights, Myanmar, refugees, Rohingya, United Nations
Making the JI News
Portrait of Dave Barrett by photographer Fred Schiffer, June 9, 1975. (photo from Jewish Museum and Archives of British Columbia)…British Columbia, Dave Barrett, NDP, politics
As Rabbi Dr. Donniel Hartman writes (in this week’s issue), the Exodus story is not one in which humankind is…genocide, human rights, Passover, Putin, Rohingya, tikkun olam
“Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be, the last for which the first was made …”…life, poetry, relationships
While based on the above photo of my niece Fae at a seder several years ago, the cover art is…art, family, Passover, plague
On Feb. 20, students at Vancouver Hebrew Academy packaged more than 200 mishloach manot bags full of non-perishable food items…Dan Pacht, Jewish Family Services, Jewish Food Bank, Richard Fruchter, Vancouver Hebrew Academy, VHA
Kids on the Block uses a puppet show to teach kids about juvenile arthritis. (photo from Cassie and Friends) Juvenile…Cassie and Friends, charity, education, health, juvenile arthritis, Kids on the Block, performing arts, Vancouver Talmud Torah, VTT, youth
Rabbi Benay Lappe, founder and rosh yeshivah of Svara, in Chicago, taught Talmud at Congregation Or Shalom earlier this month….Benay Lappe, education, Judaism, LGBTQ, Or Shalom, Talmud
This year’s Limmud Vancouver takes place April 14-15 at Beth Israel. (photo from Limmud Vancouver) Limmud Vancouver will be holding…education, Limmud Vancouver
Back in university, Jeff Jacobson started working in the career he loves – being a talent agent. (photo from Jeff…business, entrepreneurship, Jeff Jacobson, Talent Bureau
Now playing ...
Chutzpah! Festival 2018 runs until March 15!
Worth watching ...
Through the community’s annual campaign, Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver subsidizes March of the Living, and offers scholarships.
VTT Onward: The 100 Year History of Vancouver Talmud Torah, film by Adam Bogoch.