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Behind the Jewish musicIn the early 2000s, a band burst onto the scene and changed Jewish music forever. In honour of Jewish Music Week, currently ongoing in Toronto, this...read more...
PERSPECTIVES: Il Duce's Jewish love affairsAlthough victory often eluded Benito Mussolini on the fields of Mars, it seldom abandoned him in the boudoirs of Venus. A latter-day Casanova,...read more...
BACKSTORY: The agunah of OdessaThere is no greater mitzvah than trying to find a way, within the halachic system, to free the agunah, a woman who is “chained” to her...read more...
What's the most powerful form of Jewish education?As parents make choices about their children’s education, I’m often asked what is the most powerful setting of Jewish learning. Weighing...read more...
Will Iran’s support for anti-Israel forces increase?It never fails. No sooner did Israel announce in late April that it was sending a team of 260 rescue workers and medical staff to Nepal in response...read more...
Giving a voice to our Canadian sagesPassover is behind us, Shavuot ahead. But it was only after the seders that we were given a copy of the Canadian Haggadah Canadienne. What a treat!...read more...
GUEST COLUMN: The ties that bind Israel and GermanyOn Aug. 19, 1965, ambassador Rolf Pauls of Germany presented his credentials to Israel’s president Zalman Shazar. The tension and solemnity of...read more...
FEATURE: Cemeteries grapple with interfaith burialWhen Adam Dean’s parents died within a year of each other, there was no question that they would be buried together, and in a Jewish cemetery...read more...
COVER STORY: Cremation still a sensitive topic in communityCremation may be the final taboo for Jews. Most branches of Judaism discourage or forbid it, but even in denominations where it is encouraged,...read more...
FEATURE: Downtown shuls unite after century apartTORONTO — On a crisp Thursday morning, a chorus of male voices reciting the Shema fills the domed sanctuary of the First Russian Congregation...read more...

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