February 19, 2020 - 24 Shvat 5780


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Listen: Do Jews Need to Worry about Bernie Sanders?

Is the Democratic presidential frontrunner actually a self-hating Jew?

Fundraising gala will honour synagogue presidents

Temple Anshe Sholom, Hamilton’s first synagogue and the oldest Reform congregation in Canada, will hold a gala event in March to celebrate their past presidents as well as the 100th birthday of Rabbi Bernard Baskin.

Film about standup comic mostly falls flat

Michael Fraiman reviews the new comedy starring Billy Crystal and Ben Schwartz, Standing Up, Falling Down.


Netanyahu’s corruption trial to open two weeks after elections

The corruption trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will open Mar. 17 in Jerusalem, two weeks after Israel holds its national elections.


Living Jewish


Flourishing scene reinvigorates musican’s career

Ruth Schweitzer speaks with folk musician Glen Hornblast ahead of his gig at the Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival later this month.

Shabbat Times




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