May 27, 2018 - 13 Sivan 5778

Books & Authors

A street at the heart of Montreal

Hutchison Street, a novel by Abla Farhoud that was recently translated from the French, helps bridge cultural divides

Arts & Entertainment

Your Daily Spiel For May 25

Harvey Weinstein turns himself to face criminal charges, Gal Gadot is producing a new film, Andrew Scheer questions Trudeau.

Your Daily Spiel For May 24

Woody Allen's son defends sexual assault allegations, Louisiana bans boycott of Israel, IDF soldier in critical condition, Jewish Music Week in Toronto.

Jewish Music Week celebrates Israel’s 70th birthday

Jewish Music Week in Toronto! is celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday by putting a contemporary spin on traditional Jewish hits.

Artist’s show portrays the journey from gulag to Canada

Shushana Caplan incorporates her family's photographs into her paintings.


Blending Caribbean sun and Jewish history in Curacao

On this Caribbean island you can find a small Jewish community of 350 that dates back almost 400 years.

Tel Aviv’s Independence Trail weaves past, present and future

Inspired by similar self-guided heritage walking tours in cities like Boston, the Independence Trail will use a free app with the latest GPS technology to share photos, video clips and augmented reality for each site.


Jewish former hockey pros teach skills to the next generation

Getting budding Auston Matthewses or Patrik Laines prepared for the season is pretty much a year-round proposition and many former players turn to running hockey schools when their playing days are over. Two of the most popular in Toronto are associated with Jews who were once, in their primes, elite hockey players.

Q&A with Sylvan Adams: the man who brought the Giro d’Italia...

For the first time ever, a Grand Tour cycling race will start outside of Europe. The Giro d’Italia, one of the world’s most prestigious and widely watched cycling events, will kick off on May 4 in Jerusalem. Canadian-born philanthropist Sylvan Adams was instrumental in bringing the race to Israel.

Mollie Jepsen – the Vancouver skier who won gold at the...

For Mollie Jepsen, 18, competing for Canada at the Paralympic Games in South Korea became an attainable dream, even though she was hamstrung by a lack of preparation time, due to her latest injury – a broken ankle.

Expos star Tim Raines celebrated at sports breakfast

Tim Raines, who spent 13 seasons with the Montreal Expos, was presented with the Expos Baseball Legends Award at the 14th annual Sports Celebrity Breakfast in Montreal.

Jerusalem’s ‘Sports Rabbi’ wins trip to Montreal to see Canadiens game

Josh Halickman, a Montreal native who made aliyah in 2004, was the winner of the Bring Home the Biggest Fan contest, which was run by the Canadiens and Air Canada.

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