November 20, 2017 - 2 Kislev 5778

Books & Authors

Activist teen adds author to resume

Fourteen-year-old Hannah Alper's book revolves around the idea that “one person, one action, one moment can make a difference.”

Arts & Entertainment

Children with disabilities participate in fashion show

Professional models, community members and children showcased top Canadian designs at the Fontana Primavera Event Centre in Vaughan, Ont., on Nov. 14.

A visit to the home of a First Nations community

A First Nations community in Quebec turned into a beautiful tourism experience.

Montrealers experience Leonard Cohen through immersive multimedia

One year after his death, artists from around the world have reinterpreted Leonard Cohen’s legacy in a new exhibit showing at the MAC.

New play highlights the power of imagery

Jewish Dora Award-winning actress Michelle Polak marks her 25th anniversary by playing the role of Roula in the world premiere of Reflector .

Travel

Sarah Mlynowski: My characters, like my dad, are searching for home

An interview with author Sarah Mlynowski about her latest book I See London, I See France

The challenges of travelling Orthodox

Living as an Orthodox Jew can be difficult at times – especially when vacationing in foreign countries.

Sports

Israeli wrestler gets WWE promoters’ attention

At six-foot-one, 245 pounds, Tomer Sidi Shalom believes that, for the WWE, an Israeli wrestler is something new, something it can use to expand its audience.

Toronto athletes excel at JCC Maccabi Games

Toronto athletes dominated in the pool, came home with a gold in hockey and otherwise excelled in the sporting competition at the recently concluded JCC Maccabi Games in Miami.

BRENGLE LEADS THREE JEWISH PLAYERS AT ROGERS CUP TORONTO

Brengle, the highest ranked Jewish player on the women’s tennis circuit at No. 74, defeated fellow American Asia Muhammad 6-4, 6-3, before losing to Ashleigh Barty of Australia 1-6, 6-2, 6-2 in the second round.

Shapovalov makes history at Montreal Rogers Cup

Eighteen-year-old tennis player Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont. made history at last week’s Rogers Cup tournament in Montreal by being the youngest player ever to make the semifinal round.

Softball gold at Maccabbiah an emotional moment for Osterer clan

Four members of the Osterer family played pivotal roles in Team Canada’s gold medal win in the Maccabiah Games softball tournament. In November 2014, a member of the clan suffered a fatal heart attack at home plate while umpiring a youth game.

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