When Jews from around the world join hands with Palestinian Arabs in their annual fall olive harvest, it helps build co-existence and mutual understanding.
Articles written by: Irwin Block
“There’s a discomfort around the October Crisis. People were killed, people got hurt, people got abducted.”
Norman Marshall Villeneuve is back in town, and the party’s on.
Irwin Tauben’s parents were among the fortunate few – Polish Jews who endured sub-human conditions in labour and concentration camps to survive the Holocaust. They rarely talked about the past as they rebuilt their shattered lives.
Those of us who have seen Talya Rubin perform know her one-person shows are unique, moving and memorable, often laced with humour.
In Halifax Friday, Premier Stephen McNeil apologized for the abuse of former residents of the Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children, calling it “one of the great tragedies in our province’s history that your cries for help were greeted with silence for so long.”
The stakes have never been higher for anglophones in local school board elections to be held Nov. 2, and broadcaster Anne Lagacé Dowson is urging community members to register and vote.