This time of year, we read Torah portions in the Book of Leviticus. It’s full of information about how to…#MeToo, discrimination, fundraising, harassment, Judaism, Leviticus, women
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Team Kosher are Marat Dreyshner and Barbi Braude. (photos from Dreyshner and Braude, respectively) Within three months of its launch,…Barbi Braude, kashrut, Marat Dreyshner, Superstore, Team Kosher
In preparation for Purim, students of White Rock South Surrey JCC Religious School baked hamantashen to take home and share…education, hamantashen, JCC, Judaism, Purim, White Rock
On the 14th floor of Edmonton’s Our Parents’ Home, one can enjoy panoramic views. (photo from OPH) In 2015, Edmonton…Alberta, assisted living, Beit Horim, healthcare, Lesley Jacobson, Our Parents’ Home, seniors
A sapling seeded by Anne Frank’s horse-chestnut tree in Amsterdam is growing at Yad Vashem, near its International Institute for…Amsterdam, Anne Frank, continuity, history, Holocaust, Jerusalem, sapling
Diane von Furstenberg was born Diane Simone Michelle Halfin in Brussels, Belgium. (PR photo) Character. Intelligence. Strength. Style. That makes…business, Diane von Furstenberg, DVF, fashion, women
Inception’s collaboration with FashionTV brings viewers backstage. (photo from Inception) Netflix has become the go-to service for finding the latest…high-tech, Inception, Israel, technology, television, virtual reality
Left to right: Michael Rubenfeld, Mary Berchard and Katka Reszke in We Keep Coming Back, which plays March 13 and…Chutzpah! Festival, family, Holocaust, intergenerational trauma, Michael Rubenfeld, Poland, Sarah Garton Stanley, Selfconscious Theatre
Anna Levy (photo from Yarilo Contemporary Music Society) My mother’s maiden name was Levy, my dad’s surname was also Levy. My…Bulgaria, Holocaust, Judaism, Tehillim, Yarilo
Andrew Scheer was two days old when Joe Clark was elected prime minister of Canada in 1979. In that election…Andrew Scheer, Canada, Conservatives, embassy, Israel, Jerusalem, politics
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Chutzpah! Festival 2018 runs until March 15!
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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.