Buchbinder Music Meets Chekhov
If there’s a slight hint of Klezmer in the music of Guild Festival Theatre's current open air production of Anton Chekhov’s classic The Cherry Orchard, it’s no coincidence. ... Read More
The Jewish story behind a 1960s icon
In 1969, three Toronto artists teamed up under the collective name “General Idea” to become a multi-media counter culture phenomenon that influenced a generation of artists.
A... Read More
"Sarah's Key" brings wartime roundup of French Jews to film
In July 1942, French police arrested more than 13,000 French Jews – including 4,000 children -- in what became known as the notorious Vel d'Hiv Roundup. After being confined in an indoor... Read More
Patriot games: Is Captain America too American? By Simcha Weinstein (JTA)
Captain America started out as a way for its two creators -- second-generation American Jews -- to lash out at the Nazi menace. Now in an era of anti-Americanism, the director and star... Read More
Keeping the Faith on an Algonquin Park Canoe Trip by Rabbi Stephen Wise
Its been told that when the Israelites were offered the chance to leave slavery in Egypt to follow Moses through the desert to the promised land, eight out of ten Israelites stayed... Read More
Singing the Praises of Jewish Summer Camping
Summers spent at Jewish camp turn youth into spirited and engaged Jewish adults, laying the groundwork for strong Jewish communities.
That is the thinking behind the formation of the Foundation... Read More
An Interview with JNF's Josh Cooper
Friday Night sits down with Josh Cooper, the executive director of the Jewish National Fund of Canada (pictured at far right with Fred Waks and Henry "The Fonz" Winkler).
In your... Read More