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Shabbat Project concludes with rocking Havdalah concert

Shabbat Project concludes with rocking Havdalah concert

The Toronto Shabbat Project, part of the worldwide Shabbat Project encompassing 461 cities, began and ended reflecting the traditions of any weekly Shabbat. Incredibly,...

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The cards had yet to be dealt and Ronnie Appleby was already bluffing

The cards had yet to be dealt and Ronnie Appleby was already bluffing

“Clubbish is a fundamentally Jewish game,” he said. “The rabbis in the Talmud made it a requirement that you have to teach your children a profession, you...

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Cotler addresses Ottawa terror attack at Limmud FSU Canada

Cotler addresses Ottawa terror attack at Limmud FSU Canada

(JNS.org) – In the wake of last week’s terror attacks in Canada, Jewish-Canadian Member of Parliament Irwin Cotler stressed that his country must find the right...

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Jazz pianist takes 10 years to write book on American Jews in music

Jazz pianist takes 10 years to write book on American Jews in music

When many of his friends were attracted to sports and other things, a young and curious Ben Sidran instead had a taste for melodies, rhythm and projecting the sound...

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Publisher launches The Urburb at architecture centre

Publisher launches The Urburb at architecture centre

About 50 people gathered at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) Bookshop recently to celebrate the Canadian release of the book, The Urburb: Patterns of Contemporary...

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