Archive for: Arts & Culture

Spy documentary to open in Toronto and Vancouver

The film, The Green Prince, will open on Fri., Oct. 17 in Toronto and Vancouver and in Montreal on Oct. 20 at Cinema du Parc. It will open in other cities throughout...

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Yiddish folklore and ceramics meet in artist’s hands

Yiddish folklore and ceramics meet in artist’s hands

What happens when Yiddish folklore and ceramics meet? The answer lies in Jess Riva Cooper’s artwork. The ceramics artist explained that she has been heavily influenced...

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The art of being politically correct

The art of being politically correct

Andrea IsemanCorrespondent Adam Lazarus is a true tour-de-force, and even on stage all by himself can find humour in his loneliness. Lazarus is the man behind the...

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Krusty the Clown’s rabbi father, 74, dies  in Springfield

Krusty the Clown’s rabbi father, 74, dies in Springfield

Rabbi Hyman Krustofsky, 74, of Springfield died Sept. 28, 2014. Born in Springfield’s Lower East Side, he was descended from a long line of famous rabbis. He was...

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Essen Restaurant opens on Dundas West

Essen Restaurant opens on Dundas West

Among trendy stores and hipster haunts in downtown Toronto, a new Jewish family-style restaurant has the Chutzpah to provide a taste of Jewish home cooking. It’s...

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