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Book review: Wall of Dust by Timothy Niedermann
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Book review: Wall of Dust by Timothy Niedermann

Israelis call it the security fence. In Arabic, it is labeled the derogatory Apartheid Wall.

CD review: Stéphane Tétreault,  Marie-Ève Scarfone
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CD review: Stéphane Tétreault, Marie-Ève Scarfone

From the moment of the opening phrase, the listener is drawn into the dialogue between the cello and the piano.

CD review: Jason Rosenblatt Wiseman’s Rag
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CD review: Jason Rosenblatt Wiseman’s Rag

It takes a lot of training, life experience, and desire to tell musical stories effectively.

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Restaurant review: Villa Souvlaki in N.D.G.

“It’s so fluffy,” she said, giving one of the greatest compliments you can give to bread.

Theatre review: Tribes
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Theatre review: Tribes

I’ve never seen or listened to a play quite like Tribes.

Music review: You Make me Feel so Young, Karen Young
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Music review: You Make me Feel so Young, Karen Young

With both insouciance and passion, singer Karen Young engages and entertains in the many facets of music she has explored.

Restaurant review: Café Resonance
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Restaurant review: Café Resonance

After you sit yourself down in Mile-End’s Café Resonance, you may find it difficult to leave without a full tummy and the coffee jitters.

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.