March 22, 2019 - 15 Adar II 5779


Book looks at early Jewish immigration to Winnipeg

Myron Love interviews Arthur Ross about his new book, Communal Solidarity: Immigration, Settlement, and Social Welfare in Winnipeg’s Jewish Community, 1882-1930, which focuses on a little- known period in Winnipeg’s Jewish history.

Why do we wear costumes on Purim?

Sybil Kaplan examines the origins of masquerading on Purim.

Daughters of survivors reveal secrets in new play

Heather Solomon looks at the history behind the new play Daughters of Mile End, which will open in Montreal on April 3.


Budget doubles funding to defray security costs at synagogues and schools

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale told The CJN in an exclusive interview that the program will continue to look at how to expand, including the possibility of funding emergency training.


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Your Purim horoscope

Need a laugh this Purim? Read this hilarious horoscope column by local standup comedian Miss Tzimmes.

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