January 19, 2019 - 13 Shvat 5779

Books & Authors

Series of short stories showcases Canadian Jewish women’s narratives

Liz Pearl has published the seventh, and final, volume of her Living Legacies series, a collection of personal narratives written by Canadian Jewish women.

Arts & Entertainment

Jewish state’s about to get a whole lot colder

An exploration of the new television series being developed by married Jewish authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman.

‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ wins three Critics’ Choice Awards

Highlights from last night's Critics' Choice Awards, including all the Jewish winners.

Sarah Silverman series ‘I Love You, America’ is canceled

Hulu has canceled Jewish comedian Sarah Silverman's reality series I Love You, America after 21 episodes.

Window exhibit attempts to capture displacement

Lynne Heller’s work Suspended, the latest exhibition at the Fentster window gallery, is on display until Feb. 12 and draws upon the childhood time Heller spent at Camp Naivelt.

Travel

Memories from the Golden Triangle

Nancy Wigston recounts her journey to where the borders of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos meet.

The Ragtag Rebuilding of Slovenian Jewry

Slovenia is home to just a few hundred Jews, but the numbers are growing, thanks to a dedicated arts scene and a new rabbi.

A Roman Hanukkah

The Secretive Jews of Madrid

Sports

A soccer story involving Muslims, Jews, Arab-Israelis and the bizarre world...

Michael Taube investigates whether a recent Jerusalem Post story about soccer star Mohamed Salah was legitimate or 'fake news'.

Runner tests her endurance on ultramarathon circuit

Rachel Sklar only started running four years ago. This year, she plans on running 12 ultramarathons in 12 different countries.

How a team of future NHL stars smuggled Judaica into the...

In this week's cover story, David Kitai writes about how the 1983 Canadian national junior hockey team smuggled in Judaica into the U.S.S.R.

Steelers donate $70,000 to victims of Pittsburgh synagogue shooting attack

On Sunday, the Pittsburgh Steelers donated $70,000 to help the Jewish community and the families directly affected by the Oct. 27 attack on Tree of Life Or L’Simcha Congregation building while worshippers were gathered for Shabbat morning services.

Harold Cammy lauded for almost half-century in Côte-St-Luc, Que., sports

At the end of December, Harold Cammy retired as sports manager of Côte-St-Luc’s parks and recreation department after 45 years.

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