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Ashkenazi Jewish women invited to free BRCA1/2 screening Thursday at Women’s College Hospital

Ashkenazi Jewish women invited to free BRCA1/2 screening Thursday at Women’s College Hospital

If you are a Jewish woman of Ashkenazic (European or Eastern-European) descent between 20-70 years of age, you are invited to a free event: genetic screening for...

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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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Platner, 67, left imprint on everyone he met

Platner, 67, left imprint on everyone he met

There was a buzz of excitement at Mishkan Avraham Synagogue in North York on Simchat Torah, besides the upcoming hakafot. Mordechai Roitman displayed to some congregants...

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Full-service solution for disabled at self-serve gas stations proposed

Full-service solution for disabled at self-serve gas stations proposed

Edward RiceSpecial to the Tribune Unless you have a disability and drive a car, the problem of filling up your cars’ gas tank is something you never think about....

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Hillel, high school presidents surround Alan Dershowitz at UJA Major Gifts Dinner

Hillel, high school presidents surround Alan Dershowitz at UJA Major Gifts Dinner

Professor Alan Dershowitz (centre) was the guest speaker at the UJA Major Gifts Dinner last Sunday night before a sold-out crowd of more than 500. Included in the...

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