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Jewish accomplishment in the modern era: no easy answer
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Jewish accomplishment in the modern era: no easy answer

For his 22nd documentary film, producer and writer/director John Curtin focused on an issue that few like to discuss in public but that has always been close to his heart. Why the Jews? consists of a series of interviews with some of the most articulate and accomplished men and women […]

The LaSalle D&D 50+ Centre needs your help
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The LaSalle D&D 50+ Centre needs your help

The LaSalle D&D 50+ Centre located at 7771 Bouvier, corner of Shevchenko in LaSalle is an absolute haven for older adults.

Gabrielle Soskin’s first play is about reaching new heights after 50
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Gabrielle Soskin’s first play is about reaching new heights after 50

The living room in their cozy Westmount cottage is dominated by a century-old baby grand piano, a Heintzman rebuilt so its robust sound fills the room with sunshine.

Golda’s Balcony captures her role in Yom Kippur War crisis
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Golda’s Balcony captures her role in Yom Kippur War crisis

Golda’s Balcony, the smash-hit onewoman play starring Broadway and TV veteran Tovah Feldshuh, is coming to the Segal Centre May 22 till June 10.

Orchestre Nouvelle Génération presents: The Jewish Soul June 2
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Orchestre Nouvelle Génération presents: The Jewish Soul June 2

PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease.
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Brain health expert lectures at Cummings

Ever since she learned that her grandmother died of Alzheimer’s disease, Dr. Tiffany Chow, Medical Director at the University of Southern California Alzheimer’s Therapeutic Research Institute, has been working to improve her own brain health, which includes maintaining a “cognitive reserve,” a set of conditions that can compensate for and minimize symptoms […]

Financial Fitness: Whom are you investing for?
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Financial Fitness: Whom are you investing for?

Why go through the fluctuations of the financial markets, the worry over interest rate movements, the fears of today and the uncertainties of tomorrow?

The Word Nerd: Why are Mama and Papa on so many tongues?
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The Word Nerd: Why are Mama and Papa on so many tongues?

Surprisingly, the near universality of recognition for parents is almost matched by the similarity many languages have for these two words.

Lori Freedman photo by Martin Morissette
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Victoriaville festival a mind-expanding extravaganza

VICTORIAVILLE – An exciting lineup covering a broad range of creative music styles are featured in the 19 concerts over four days that are part of this year’s 34th edition of the Festival International de musique actuelle de Victoriaville. It opens May 17. The festival, with its international reputa- tion […]

Can Israel and the Palestinians co-exist in a “shared homeland?”
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Can Israel and the Palestinians co-exist in a “shared homeland?”

As Israelis and the country’s friends marked the 70th anniversary of its founding, British journalist and historian Ian Black offered some reflections.