December 12, 2017 - 24 Kislev 5778

Jewish Learning

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

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

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

Sarah Mlynowski: My characters, like my dad, are searching for home

An interview with author Sarah Mlynowski about her latest book I See London, I See France

Ask Ella

Can there be a grey area when it comes to stealing?

She tasted just about everything that didn’t require a knife for cutting, I was embarrassed and horrified to see her blatantly stealing food.

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