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Ruth with Kfir, Naomi and Maayan
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Influx of Syrian refugees puts immigrant in mind of her WWII experience

The arrival of 25,000 Syrian refugees in Canada recalls the experience of the few Jews who made it here from Europe on the eve of World War Two.

Kristine Berey's nursery school in Budapest, 2959.
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Budapest to Montreal: Scenes from an immigrant childhood

My husband and I share almost identical stories of our childhood: circa 1956, the sounds of war outside, he in Cairo, me in Budapest,

Raging Grannies raise voices against Energy East pipeline plan
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Raging Grannies raise voices against Energy East pipeline plan

“We all have an obligation to future generations. Keep the oil in the soil!”

Myra Giberovitch photo by Irwin Block.
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Outreach to refugees: Social worker Myra Giberovitch offers insights

Syrian refugees arriving in Montreal face a myriad of challenges in adapting to their new homes. Though their plight and resultant trauma is not comparable, what is to be learned from the experiences faced by Holocaust survivors who came here in the late 1940s? We put the question to Myra Giberovitch, […]

Montreal real-estate agents Bonnie Sandler (left) and Mary Lamey. (Photo: Caroline Ronalds)
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Pricing, staging and other tips from Montreal real-estate brokers

It’s become a cliché—buying a home is probably the most important investment most of us make. But selling that home is at least as important.

Start your day with the three Gs
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Start your day with the three Gs

The death of a parent, depression, losing your job, or surviving cancer can take a tremendous toll.

Travel: Feasting eyes on Botero’s Medellín in Colombia
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Travel: Feasting eyes on Botero’s Medellín in Colombia

We happened to be in Medellín, Colombia, to welcome the New Year of 2015, during our first visit to Colombia and Ecuador.

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.