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Drake Dedicates New Toronto Club to Bubbe and Zayde

And Drizzy got the money, so Drizzy gonna pay it

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The End of American Jewish Literature, Again

What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?

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The Wall Street Journal Needs a Linguistics Lesson

Hundred percent, as the Orthodox say

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I Grew Up in Toronto, but You Can’t Tell From My Accent

I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community

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The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the Tree

A newly reissued short story from the under-appreciated late writer revives Jewish Toronto of the 1930s

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How Christmas Helped Me Discover—and Eventually Reclaim—My Jewish Roots

When I was a child, my family’s history was hidden from me. Now I’ve made sure that my own child will always know where she came from.

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Daybreak: Syria Seizes U.N. Border Crossing

Plus Austria withdraws from Golan Heights in response, and more

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A Congregation of One

When I met the last Jew in Afghanistan, I rediscovered the Jewish identity I’d rejected years before

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Notes From a Toronto Festival

Socalled, Ugandans, and klezmer at North America’s largest gathering of Jewish and Yiddish culture

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Fugitive Prayer

First I learned that a wanted criminal from New York had fled to my Canadian shul; then I remembered that, as cantor, he’d begged God to forgive me

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La Dolce Vita

The Free World, David Bezmozgis’ novel about a family of Soviet émigrés stuck in Rome waiting for visas to North America, explores the joys—and costs—of newfound liberty

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Does Israel Belong at Gay Pride?

Upcoming Toronto parade begs question

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Oh, Canada

Why anti-Zionism festers in a country otherwise known for its friendliness

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Toronto Film Fest to Honor Tel Aviv, Controversially

Canadian, Israeli directors protest

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Daybreak: Preparing for Battle?

Muslims vs. Jews, Bibi vs. the U.N., and more from the news

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Bistro Takes a Stand

Anti-Dead Sea Scroll exhibit, pro-restaurant rights

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Destination Wedding

How a Toronto shul grappled with gay marriage