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Book review: The Book of Faith, Elaine Kalman Naves
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Book review: The Book of Faith, Elaine Kalman Naves

Elaine Kalman Naves’ novel is an exposition of a certain Jewish community, the Reconstructionists, a branch of Judaism that takes a less traveled path to Judaism.

Book review: That Summer in Provincetown
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Book review: That Summer in Provincetown

As the world is transfixed by the flight of thousands of refugees from areas torn by war, hunger, and atrocity, we tend to forget that each individual represents a multi-faceted drama.

Restaurant review: Café Falafel
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Restaurant review: Café Falafel

I miss Israel. So when I found Café Falafel, I was delighted.

Hana’s Suitcase arrives at Geordie on eve of their 35th
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Hana’s Suitcase arrives at Geordie on eve of their 35th

Hana’s story, hardly different from that of some 1 million Jewish children whom the Germans killed, would have gone unnoticed had it not been for the curiosity of some Japanese school children.

Au Contraire film festival addresses mental illness
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Au Contraire film festival addresses mental illness

Au Contraire is a film festival with a difference.

Fern Lindzon plays one-night stand in Montreal Oct. 20
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Fern Lindzon plays one-night stand in Montreal Oct. 20

To the delight of her fans, Toronto-based Fern Lindzon, a double threat as accomplished vocalist and pianist, returns to Montreal Oct. 20.

Theatre preview: Teesri Dunyia’s State of Denial decries Armenian genocide
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Theatre preview: Teesri Dunyia’s State of Denial decries Armenian genocide

Rahul Varma’s Teesri Duniya Theatre used to market itself with a promotional T-shirt that read, “Changing the World, One Play at a Time.”

Book review: Naïm Kattan’s novel Farida “timely, significant”
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Book review: Naïm Kattan’s novel Farida “timely, significant”

Farida, a Jewish cabaret singer, “struggles for survival and her freedom in a world on the edge of upheaval and the dark shadow of war.” She sings in Arabic, and the novel depicts life at the time from a woman’s perspective.

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Seniors Action Quebec will jazz it up at fundraising concert

A concert at Oscar Peterson Hall September 27 will benefit Seniors Action Quebec, an organization that supports anglo seniors across Quebec.

The “Shprintsa Sisters” from left: Pesheleh (Gail Riffman), Measheleh (Thelma Lesser) and Tzibelleh (Sandy Vogel). Photo by
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There was magic and music in Côte St. Luc

At the age of 94, Jack is still performing magic for audiences throughout the Montreal area and still has his audiences
spellbound. They constantly ask, “How’d you do that?”