November 15, 2019 - 17 Cheshvan 5780


howard shore interview

An interview with Oscar-winning composer Howard Shore

The composer of The Lord of the Rings trilogy discusses his Canadian Jewish upbringing and latest film, The Song of Names.

In modern TV shows, death isn’t the end of the world

In this week's Pop Culture column, Michael Fraiman looks at The Good Place and the now defunct Amazon Prime Video show, Forever.

Counterpoint: I didn’t consent to Louis C.K. masturbating in front of...

Comedian Julia Wolov writes a very personal counterpoint op-ed to Mark Breslin's recent piece defending Louis C.K.


IDF soldier meets Canadian whose life he saved

The remarkable true story of how eighteen years ago, Eitan Zabow, the deputy commander of the IDF’s Nahal Infantry Brigade Training Base, saved the life of Torontonian Jack Mandelker, who was diagnosed with a rare form of bone marrow cancer. The two men finally met each other face-to-face at a fundraising event in Toronto on Nov. 9, which was held in support of Ezer Mizion, the not-for-profit organization that manages the world’s largest bone marrow registry and was responsible for the life-saving match.


Living Jewish


The art of complaining explained by an ombudsperson

Janice Arnold outlines the highlights of Amy Fish's book, I Wanted Fries With That: How to Ask for What You Want and Get What You Need, which launched in October at the Jewish Public Library in Montreal.

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