August 20, 2018 - 9 Elul 5778


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Your Daily Spiel for August 20

PepsiCo Inc. has agreed to buy SodaStream International Ltd.; a list of prominent Israeli politicians' phone numbers has been leaked; and a group of Ugandan Jews will be participating in their first ever Birthright Israel trip this week.

Hungarian film feels both weighty and brisk

The postwar drama, which won several prizes last year, is screening in Toronto and across Canada.

New jazz album was forged in grief

Ruth Schweitzer profiles jazz pianist Steve Koven and interviews him about his latest album, The Koven Collective.


Rabbi brings spiritual healing to Jewish inmates

Rabbi Michael Csillag, the founder of Jewish Services of Canada, visits Jewish inmates in Ontario prisons every week. For him, a Jew who’s in jail is still a Jew.


Living Jewish


Filipino church stages major Israel tribute

Taking place in Earl Bales Park on August 19 at 5:30 p.m., this will be the 18th consecutive year Pastor Teck Uy's mostly Filipino congregants will honour Israel through song, dance and music.

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