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Book gets new life thanks to gentrification of Kensington

Book gets new life thanks to gentrification of Kensington

Rebecca IhilchikStaff Writer Twenty-six years after its first publication, a short story collection by an under-appreciated writer is getting a second chance. Through...

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Playwright has first world premiere in his home town

Playwright has first world premiere in his home town

It has been a long wait for Oren Safdie, but the prominent Montreal-born Jewish playwright is excited about a first world premiere in his home town. Infinithéâtre...

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Vanished Boyhood: from siege of Budapest to new life in Canada

Vanished Boyhood: from siege of Budapest to new life in Canada

Vanished BoyhoodGeorge SternThe Azrieli Series of Holocaust Survivor Memoirs141 pages, $14.95 George Stern, as the title of his book clearly expresses, saw his childhood...

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Riveting documentary  conjures life and times  of Sholem Aleichem

Riveting documentary conjures life and times of Sholem Aleichem

TORONTO – Joseph Dorman’s riveting documentary Sholem Aleichem: Laughing in the Darkness deftly conjures up the life, times and writings of Jewish culture’s...

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