“We arrived in Canada on October 28, 1929, the day before the stock market crash”
Once they arrive in Montreal, Syrian refugees have to start from scratch, and setting up a home is their main priority.
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.
My husband and I share almost identical stories of our childhood: circa 1956, the sounds of war outside, he in Cairo, me in Budapest,
“We all have an obligation to future generations. Keep the oil in the soil!”
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, […]
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.
We happened to be in Medellín, Colombia, to welcome the New Year of 2015, during our first visit to Colombia and Ecuador.