May 23, 2017 - 27 Iyar 5777


Shavuot and paper cutting, a forgotten folk art form

In my counter-culture phase, I thought of such activities as materialistic and superficial. But I’ve come to realize that investing energy and resources to make things aesthetically pleasing can be deeply spiritual.

Israel tries to woo Quebecers with wine

In 2006, there were only three Israeli wines at the SAQ, the sole legal distributor of wine in Quebec. Today, its catalogue has 20 Israeli wines.

Your daily spiel for Tuesday, May 23

In today's spiel: Trump's response to Manchester attack; claims of "fake news" from Ivanka and Jared's real rabbi; if Prince Harry and Meghan Markle marry, the biracial American actress will fulfill a host of 'firsts' for the British royal family.


A very Jewish college campus guide

The 54-page magazine entitled Going Somewhere? The Canadian Guide to Jewish Campus Life was designed to provide information not found in other university guides.


New documentary demystifies the art world

Blurred Lines illustrates how and why the collecting of contemporary art has gone beyond traditional collecting and turned into a sociological phenomenon

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