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On March 12, 2015, Mordecai Richler was named an honorary citizen of Montreal, and the public library on Park Avenue renamed Bibliothèque Mordecai-Richler. The following is excerpted from a speech delivered by his son at the dedication...
Jewish high schools across the country, buffeted by forces beyond their control –including rising costs and shrinking enrolment – are looking for new ways to survive in a competitive landscape. The announcement last month that Ottawa...
Most people are spectators to history, others are active participants. A select few end up having a cameo role. Mount Royal Liberal MP Irwin Cotler has been a prominent player on the international scene for decades, defending prisoners of conscience...
TORONTO — Throughout Tilly Oslender’s 108 years on this planet, she’s worked hard and experienced innumerable joys and hardships, but throughout it all, she’s always maintained a positive attitude, a thirst for knowledge and...
HALIFAX — Spring might be hitting the rest of Canada, but in Halifax, snow banks still line the streets, temperatures remain below zero – and colds are still rampant. Atlantic Hillel in Halifax knows that when students are sick, it can...
A Jewish camp designed specifically for Jewish campers: who would have thought that, in 2015, the very idea of such a camp would spark any discussion?  Certainly not the founders of Camp Solelim, who established it 50 years ago to provide...


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