August 21, 2019 - 20 Av 5779


Lazar: What makes a play Jewish?

Marilyn Lazar explores how Jews have been integral to the development of provocative and necessary theatre productions in the Toronto area.

Production begins on Israel’s most ambitious TV show ever

Valley of Tears, an ambitious eight-episode miniseries that depicts the 1973 Yom Kippur War through the eyes of three young combatants, reportedly will cost $1 million per episode. It will be Israel’s highest-budgeted television show ever.

New CMA president concerned about doctors’ health

Newly appointed president of the Canadian Medical Association, Dr. Sandy Buchman, is making it his priority to attend to the health and wellbeing of the association's 71,000-plus members.


Michael Frankel appointed new JFC-UIA chair

Veteran community volunteer Michael Frankel has taken over the reins of Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA, the umbrella organization that recorded over $122 million in donations throughout the country last year.


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Harry Rosen’s last sculpture inaugurated in Hampstead

The indomitable spirit of well-known dental specialist Harry Rosen, who devoted the last decade of his life to inspiring people through his sculptures, will live on in his final public work. Self Portrait, a life-size bronze, has been installed in Ellerdale Park in Hampstead, Que.

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