A group of women at a Hadassah-WIZO event, 1950. (photo from JWB fonds; JMABC L.19711) If you know someone in…Hadassah-WIZO, JMABC
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Maya Tenzer joins Ballet BC for its 2014/15 season. (photo by Michael Slobodian) Earlier this year, Ballet BC welcomed five…Arts Umbrella, Ballet BC, Emily Molnar, Maya Tenzer
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In late August, a $250 million fund for Jewish child survivors of the Holocaust was established. (photo from Memorial de la…child survivor, Claims Conference, Holocaust, restitution
Zionism promised to make the desert bloom. Of course, as they were literally making this happen, the chalutzim could not…Credit Suisse, Global Wealth Report, Israel
Starting a small business can be an exciting prospect that brings with it the potential to be your own boss,…Alexei Schwartzman, Eli Joseph, Small Business BC, SR&ED, startup
One of the most controversial operas in recent memory, The Death of Klinghoffer, debuted Oct. 20 at New York’s Metropolitan…Alice Goodman, Death of Klinghoffer, John Adams, Metropolitan Opera, Palestinians, terrorism, The Met
Left to right: Bo Rothstein, CFHU Vancouver president Randy Milner, Prof. Michal Shur-Ofry and Justice Bruce Cohen. (photo by Michelle Dodek) The…Bo Rothstein, Bruce Cohen, Canadian Friends of Hebrew University, CFHU, law, Michal Shur-Ofry, Mitchell Gropper, Randy Milner
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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.