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Historian Benny Morris spoke at McGill. (Photo: Irwin Block)
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1948 was a holy war for Arabs, historian says

Israeli historian Benny Morris came to town last month for a lecture promising “new perspectives” of the 1948 War – the war to defend and solidify the newly independent Jewish state, called the Nakhba or catastrophe in Arabic.

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I remember the sparkle of the season on Park Ave

The holiday season reminds me of growing up in the 1940s and 1950s in Outremont.

Driver calls for free parking for the handicapped
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Driver calls for free parking for the handicapped

Barbara Weisz hopes Mayor Denis Coderre’s compassion extends to handicapped drivers.

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Muslim scholar speaks out against Islamist abuses

Tariq Ramadan is a Muslim scholar who appeals to Western Muslim audiences because he believes that modernity and Islam in an increasingly secular Western society are compatible.

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Synagogues step up for refugees

Members of two of Montreal’s liberal Jewish congregations have joined co-religionists in other Canadian cities to sponsor Syrian refugees seeking asylum in Canada.

Generations Foundation: December – when giving truly becomes the gift
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Generations Foundation: December – when giving truly becomes the gift

December is a month like no other: Everyone wants to give of themselves and to experience joy with their family and friends.

Composer Karen Young hears mother’s song in bell-like canon
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Composer Karen Young hears mother’s song in bell-like canon

Karen Young is busier than ever—composing, organizing gigs in a myriad of styles, and gearing up for a five-concert series starting in February.

From heart attack to art attack: an awakening
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From heart attack to art attack: an awakening

The gardener and the artist have much in common

Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club: Look who’s 90
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Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club: Look who’s 90

The Côte St. Luc Senior Men’s Club held an outstanding end-of-year Gala at the Gelber Center.

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What happens to lost or forgotten gift cards

There are advantages to purchasing a gift card or certificate rather than giving cash or a particular item on special occasions.