Wandering the New World: Eshkol Nevo on Being Courageous, Writing Scared, and Traveling Aggressively Circulando al margen de mí Littérature juive francophone : d’hier à aujourd’hui
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Wandering the New World: Eshkol Nevo on Being Courageous, Writing Scared, and Traveling Aggressively

by Ernest Hoffman Eshkol Nevo is a best-selling novelist, essayist and creative writing teacher based in Israel.  The publication of his novel Neuland two years ago coincided with massive protests in Israel, and became a kind of leitmotif for the protestors, sparking debate and selling 130,000 copies.  Neuland has recently been translated into English and […]

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Circulando al margen de mí

An English translation follows Soy Gabriela Bejerman, y una de las señales de que soy judía es la culpa que siento por estar escribiendo este artículo. Culpa por no ser verdaderamente judía y estar escribiendo sobre cómo lo judío influye sobre mi visión artística. Quien me encarga este artículo es una prima hermana, hija del […]

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Littérature juive francophone : d’hier à aujourd’hui

par Line Richer Dans le cadre des célébrations entourant le centenaire de la Bibliothèque publique juive (BPJ), le comité culturel francophone organise une grande foire du livre. Ce premier Salon du livre juif francophone de Montréal a pour mission de proposer des rencontres avec des auteurs talentueux qui s’intéressent de près ou de loin au […]

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Becoming Jewish at Juilliard: Genevieve Guimond on Uniting Music, Love, Marriage, and Religion

by Jennifer Grossman 23-year old cellist Genevieve Guimond was born and raised in Montreal, and graduated from Juilliard in 2012. She is currently a Citizen Musician Fellow in the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. She is being mentored by Yo-Yo Ma for the 2013-14 season, while working with Chicago public schools, collaborating with community organizations, and […]

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Harmonie entre tradition et création: L’ensemble Séfarade et Méditerranéen de Montréal

par Line Richer Lancé en avril 2013, le tout premier disque de l’Ensemble Séfarade et Méditerranéen de Montréal (ESEM) a remporté le Prix Opus dans la catégorie Disque de l’année, Musique du monde, décerné le 26 janvier dernier à la salle Bourgie. Pour les membres du groupe, plutôt habitués à se produire sur des scènes […]

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Mamet’s Sordid Sales Masterpiece is Worth the Buy

by Rachel Levine Wolf of Wall Street? The DiCaprio vehicle sits on the shoulders of mighty giants, like David Mamet’s Glengarry Glen Ross, first staged in 1983. Glengarry Glen Ross is the perfect reminder that we’ve been driven by the almighty dollar for a long time. In an unnamed Chicago real estate firm, four men […]

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Video Mapping the Occupied Territories: Points of View by Zohar Kfir

by Felicity Hamer “How many thoughts should I keep, how many should I let go of?” (Rappersz. Gaza: An Inside Look, Hip Hop Lesson. 00:33) Zohar Kfir’s latest video work Points of View shares the non-linear narrative common to many of her past projects. But in Points of View this approach is particularly compelling, as […]

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Deliciously Disorganized Judaism: David Abitbol on Floating Festivals, Exotic Cholent, and Jewlicious Unity

­­ by Ernest Hoffman David Abitbol is the founder of Jewlicious, a Montreal startup that grew into one of the most important hubs of Jewish activity on the internet.  Jewlicious celebrates its tenth anniversary this year, and it maintains the unruly spirit that it’s had from the beginning: Music, religion, pop culture, and politics, from every angle […]

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Zalmania: Personal Portraits Shed Light on Israel’s Identity

by Ian Sternthal For the last seven years, Ian Sternthal has been working on a project to preserve and document Tel Aviv’s oldest photo studio – with the goal of creating a book, a digital book, and travelling exhibitions. To learn more about Zalmania, check out the project on Kickstarter Studio portraits were once a staple […]

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Les jeunes héritiers de l’histoire

par Line Richer Apprendre et ressentir pour mieux agir Reconnu au niveau mondial pour la richesse de sa collection, le Centre commémoratif de l’Holocauste à Montréal (CCHM) est le seul musée de l’Holocauste au Canada. À travers les programmes éducatifs et la visite interactive de son musée, le CCHM touche le cœur des jeunes en […]