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Search result: Tuesday April 2, 2013
A Holocaust story with a happy endingStories about the Holocaust tend to be dark and depressing, but Jenny Lynn Witterick’s debut novel, My Mother’s Secret, breaks that well-...read more...
Isrock festival to celebrate Israel's birthdayIn celebration of Israel’s 65th Independence Day, Motek Cultural Initiative presents the Isrock Festival, featuring top Israeli entertainers,...read more...
Act of defiance preceded redemptionI am perplexed by the words of the late Rabbi David Hartman, as published in The CJN (“Passover: a fine-tuning of the human soul,” March...read more...
Search result: Monday April 1, 2013
Orthodox synagogue planning to rebuildWINNIPEG — After a couple of false starts, south Winnipeg’s Herzlia-Adas Yeshurun synagogue, the city’s largest Orthodox...read more...
Freedom for agunotWe have just observed Passover, our eight-day holiday of liberation. We celebrate our freedom from slavery at this time every year and use the...read more...
Survivor reminds students of courage and hopeTORONTO — Marie Lardino, founder and principal of Voice Intermediate School expected that bringing Sally Eisner, a survivor of the Holocaust,...read more...
A definitive biography of Leonard CohenEverybody knows that Leonard Cohen is the man. An acclaimed poet, novelist and songwriter, he is Canada’s answer to America’s Bob Dylan....read more...
Canadian culture owes much to John Hirsch: biographerJohn Hirsch, who arrived in Winnipeg in 1947 as a 17-year-old orphan of the Holocaust knowing no English and no one, was unlikely to become a...read more...
Search result: Sunday March 31, 2013
Israel and the lessons of the HolocaustThe first Crusade was proclaimed by Pope Urban II in 1095, sending thousands of men (and some women) east through German lands toward the “Holy...read more...
Israeli centre sees parallels with Canadian experienceDvora Blum and Karin Amit had more on their minds than just the Israeli academic centre where they both work when they were in Canada recently. They...read more...

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