February 19, 2020 - 24 Shvat 5780

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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.

Opera explores the tragic life of famed cellist

Toby Saltzman looks at Tapestry Opera’s production of Jacqueline: a portrait of virtuosity, about famed English cellist Jacqueline du Pré.

You probably won’t like Uncut Gems, and that’s the point

Michael Fraiman reviews the highly divisive film Uncut Gems.

Sweet comedy aims to shake off the winter blahs

Heather Solomon looks at the lively production of Merton of the Movies, which is currently playing at the Harold Greenspon Auditorium in Côte St-Luc.


A snapshot of Jewish Zurich

In her latest travel column, Sandy Bornstein explores some of the most notable synagogues in Zurich.

The Florida Keys – it doesn’t get much better

In this special travel column, Melody Wren explores the relaxing sights in the Florida Keys.


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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