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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.”

Playwright, teacher Alyson Grant brings Royal Vic ghosts to life
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Playwright, teacher Alyson Grant brings Royal Vic ghosts to life

The magnificent grey limestone buildings that house the old Royal Victoria Hospital sit in all their glory on the slope of our mountain, their facades and turrets a monument to much real-life drama.

Museum of Jewish Montreal is collecting oral histories
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Museum of Jewish Montreal is collecting oral histories

The Museum of Jewish Montreal has launched its Stories Project, a crowd-sourced oral history initiative to share stories about Montreal’s Jewish past and present. The public can share personal histories on the Museum’s easy-to-use website and help build an archive of Jewish stories in Montreal. Anyone can submit a story in […]

Financial Fitness: There are no  secrets to success
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Financial Fitness: There are no secrets to success

Many people look for the secrets to investment success. Is it timing the market just right? Is it finding those hot stocks or getting in on the ground floor of the next big thing? These types of moves have little relevance to the vast majority of investors — even the […]

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Legal Ease: Take stock of your wishes, revise your will/mandate

Now is the time to reassess and revise wills, mandates, powers of attorney, medical care directives, and any other instructions we want heeded.

Fair trade: Ugandan schoolchildren have a Montreal champion
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Fair trade: Ugandan schoolchildren have a Montreal champion

Judy Labow’s active vocabulary does not include the word “retire.” Until 2013, she was head teacher of patients at the Jewish General Hospital’s Family and Child Psychiatry unit, where she continues to teach.

Letter: Who is listening to Tel-Aide’s crisis?
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Letter: Who is listening to Tel-Aide’s crisis?

Since 1971, Tel-Aide has responded to more than two million calls in Greater Montreal.

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?”