August 17, 2017 - 25 Av 5777

Jewish Learning

Ghosts of Jewish Warsaw don’t haunt the city, but murmur in...

Warsaw’s Jewish cemetery is more an open-air museum than a graveyard. Hundreds of barely legible, moss-covered tombstones, crooked with age, compete with house-sized mausoleums of the well-to-do.

Making up for lost time (or trying to) online

I'm new in the neighbourhood, having opened a Facebook account only eight months ago.

The Digital Genizah

Hundreds of Jewish books, many of which had vanished for centuries are now being made available to new generations of admirers online

Henri Lustiger Thaler: Survivors’ descendants reshape the narrative of the Shoah

With the survivor leaving the historical stage, in a sense, the Holocaust is everywhere. The very language of atrocity is Holocaust language

Naches and the Nobels: Jews and the prize

Nobel Prizes are always presented on Dec. 10 to an exclusive – yet surprisingly large – community, alas, not everyone can be a winner

The Holocaust in Romania and Transnistria

The National Commemoration Day of the Holocaust in Romania was held in October

Health

B’nai Brith teams up with MADA for Passover Food Drive

Jewish families living at or below the poverty line in Montreal will be treated to a holiday food basket this Passover as B’nai Brith Canada prepares for its annual Holiday Food Drive.

Travel

Soaking up the Jewish culture in Krakow

Watching Shye Ben Tzur and the Rajasthan Express in Kazimierz. it is not hard to think about the Jews who filled the same ornate shul eight decades ago.

Ask Ella

Cheque please! Who should pay?

I love having them with us, but always paying sends the wrong message. How will he ever learn to take responsibility if we continue to pay for everything? It’s getting very pricey for us, too. Even though he works, we pay for his car insurance, cellphone and shelter, and we’re saving for a wedding.

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