August 20, 2018 - 9 Elul 5778


‘All-natural’ playground gets kids outdoors in Montreal

The construction of the new Herzliah High School left a little-known casualty: the playground of the daycare at the Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA. Parents took matters into their own hands, initiating something they say is a first in Quebec.

Canadian Jewish Archives moves to new location in uptown Montreal

After nearly half a century, the national archives of the Canadian Jewish community is leaving the Samuel Bronfman Building in downtown Montreal, to a new location in the Côte-des-Neiges neighbourhood.
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Your Daily Spiel for August 20

PepsiCo Inc. has agreed to buy SodaStream International Ltd.; a list of prominent Israeli politicians' phone numbers has been leaked; and a group of Ugandan Jews will be participating in their first ever Birthright Israel trip this week.


Rabbi brings spiritual healing to Jewish inmates

Rabbi Michael Csillag, the founder of Jewish Services of Canada, visits Jewish inmates in Ontario prisons every week. For him, a Jew who’s in jail is still a Jew.


Living Jewish


Hungarian film feels both weighty and brisk

The postwar drama, which won several prizes last year, is screening in Toronto and across Canada.

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