June 28, 2017 - 4 Tammuz 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

Costa Rica: the happiest country on earth

If you’re visiting Costa Rica for its natural beauty you won’t leave this small Central American country disappointed.

Ask Ella

Facebook – not for everyone and not for everything

Teachers don’t want students to find them, doctors don’t want patients to find them and people like you don’t want anyone in their past to find them. Facebook has many privacy settings – anything from public viewing to “only me,” where no one but you can see.

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