August 9, 2020 - 19 Av 5780

Books & Authors

How philosophy and theology can be in dialogue together

Jonathan L. Milevsky reviews David Novak's latest book, Athens and Jerusalem: God, Humans, and Nature .

Arts & Entertainment

Veteran singer returns with ‘toxic’ single

As a response to the clean-air movement and the U.S. government’s denial of climate change, Peter Foldy, a Canadian singer, songwriter and filmmaker based in Los Angeles, wrote the pop song “Toxic World.”

Larry David wants ‘the idiots out there’ to stay home

Comedian Larry David called on “the idiots out there” to stay home and watch TV in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Resistance turns Marcel Marceau into an action star

Michael Fraiman reviews the new film, Resistance, available now on iTunes.

Addressing climate change through music

Ruth Schweitzer chats with Elizabeth Leslie, a dark-wave synth-pop artist whose new music is about climate change and her breakup with an ultra-Orthodox Jewish woman.

Travel

Now’s the time to travel to Israel. Virtually.

Now you can travel to Israel virtually, from the comfort of your own home.

Exploring Japan’s Jewish history

Sandy Bornstein chronicles her recent travels through Kobe, Japan.

Sports

Richmond Hill figure skater competes for Israel

Paul Lungen profiles 18-year-old Canadian competitive figure skater Mark Gorodnitsky.

Jewish and indigenous hockey teams do good deeds together

The Manitoulin Panthers, an indigenous hockey team from Manitoulin Island, on Lake Huron, recently hosted the Avenue Road Ducks, a Jewish hockey team from Toronto, as part of the annual Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup.

Bowler looks forward to competing in Special Olympics

Profile of bowler Kenneth (Kenny) Freeman, who will soon be competing at the Special Olympics Canada Winter Games in Thunder Bay, Ont.

David Stern, longtime NBA commissioner, dies at 77

David Stern, who in three decades as NBA commissioner guided the league from financial distress to become a multi-billion dollar global enterprise, died yesterday. He was 77.

Jewish Sports Movies to Keep You Warm this Holiday Season

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From Chariots of Fire to School Ties... they're slim pickings, but solid flicks.

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