March 24, 2017 - 26 Adar 5777


Your daily spiel for Friday, March 24

In today's spiel: Jews affected by federal budget, Israeli teen suspected of U.S. bomb threats identified and Jessica Biel is a little bit Jewish.
Garth Drabinsky in his heyday

Your daily spiel for Thursday, March 23

In today's spiel: Bomb threats at York University's Glendon campus, an Israeli-American arrested on suspicion of perpetrating over 100 U.S. bomb threats on Jewish institutions, Garth Drabinsky's new musical.

Trump-era sermons should focus on character, not policy

One of the reasons I switched synagogues was for want of a better sermon. Rabbis have a choice to critique the Trump administration’s policies in their sermons. But in some senses, that would represent a missed opportunity.


Why Russian Jews are the way they are

Except for nominal membership in Chabbad-run institutions, Russian Jews find Canada's community does not promote the culture they're used to.


David Bezmozgis: a trailblazer for Russian-Jewish creators in Canada

Seeing a lack of literature about his own Russian-Jewish community in Toronto, writer and filmmaker David Bezmozgis took it upon himself to change that.

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