February 17, 2020 - 22 Shvat 5780


Novel is a deep dive into life in occupied France

Mordechai Ben-Dat reviews Alan Furst's latest novel, Under Occupation.

Celebrating Jewish food history at Fort York

In this week's edition of The Shabbat Table, Barbara Silverstein provides the best kosher recipes from the recent Hungry for Comfort event at Fort York in Toronto.

Steinberg: As a sovereign nation, only Israel can determine its future

What seemed like a friendly gesture from the Trump administration now appears to be another in a series of outside efforts to determine Israel’s future. But as a sovereign nation, Israel – not the United States, United Nations, or any other outside power – must decide, Gerald M. Steinberg writes.


Debating the legal status of the West Bank

Highlights from the recent talk at Holy Blossom Temple by Tal Becker, legal advisor of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a senior fellow at the Shalom Hartman institute and a member of Israel’s peace negotiation team.


Living Jewish


Remembering Ofra Haza in song and tears

Mark Mietkiewicz writes about the legacy of Israeli singer and actress Ofra Haza.

Shabbat Times




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