February 25, 2018 - 10 Adar 5778

Jewish Learning

Holocaust education is more important than ever

International Holocaust Remembrance Day urges UN member states to honour the memory of Holocaust victims and develop educational programs about the Holocaust, to prevent future genocide.

Hunting for Nazi treasures

Steve Gamester unravelled a building in Auschwitz called Canada where they held stolen items collected throughout the Holocaust.

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

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

A walk through Buenos Aires’ tough Jewish history

In 1813, a few years after Argentina began its war for independence from Spain, the president abolished the Inquisition and enforced policies that encouraged immigration.

Ask Ella

Are relationships worth the work and compromise?

I’m wondering if I’ve invested too much time in this relationship already. I really like being around him and he makes me happy. But when it comes to this kosher thing, we have already had some uncomfortable discussions.

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