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Search result: Wednesday April 29, 2015
Does Oskar Groening deserve leniency?Oskar Groening, currently standing trial in Lunenburg, Germany, may not be the last Nazi prosecuted for war crimes committed during the Holocaust. In...read more...
Are rabbis spectators or players?  Sports can be a powerful rhetorical tool to illuminate truths about Jewish life and help religious leaders connect with their congregants...read more...
When ‘Zionism’ becomes a dirty wordTo Israel activists, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s cancellation of Valentina Lisitsa’s piano solo earlier this month is worrisome....read more...
The magic of Israeli moviesThere’s something about the experience of going to the movies that makes magic. The darkened room, the fellowship of audience, the larger-than-...read more...
Shivah visitation: a modest proposalOne area of life that Judaism gets a great deal of admiration for is the way it approaches death and beyond, including the seven-day mourning period...read more...
BACKSTORY Adam: male and female?In Genesis, we read that “God created man in His image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” We also...read more...
Q&A Rabbi Deborah Waxman: Reconstructionism has expansive view of JudaismRabbi Deborah Waxman, who was appointed head of the Reconstructionist movement and president of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC), the...read more...
Why Netanyahu’s victory should please Canadian JewsBenjamin Netanyahu’s stunning re-election victory in last month’s Israeli elections was the best result that all western nations,...read more...
Search result: Tuesday April 28, 2015
Dancing Arabs and The Kindergarten TeacherTwo of the hottest, most anticipated titles at this spring’s Toronto Jewish Film Festival deal with unique students and their tumultuous...read more...
Jewish pioneers in the motion picture businessOne of the great stories of Toronto’s Jewish community involves the large number of Jews who were pioneers in the Canadian film industry. That...read more...

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