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Literature & Talks

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Aaron Kula (Florida)

“Black Sabbath: Blues & Jews” Saturday August 30, 7pm, Miss Lou’s Room, Free The collaborations between Jewish composers and Black jazz artists Read More

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Cross-Cultural Creation: Newish Jewish Music and Beyond

Sunday August 31, 1pm, Miss Lou’s Room, Free Over the last number of years, the definition of “Jewish” music has been stretched Read More

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Boris Sandler (New York)

“The Development of Yiddish Literature Over The Past Hundred Years” Sunday August 31, 7pm, Miss Lou’s Room, Free Yiddish literature has, since Read More

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Geoff Berner with SoCalled (Vancouver)

“Festival Man” Sunday August 31, 6pm, Marilyn Brewer Community Gallery, Free Festival Man is the first novel by rebel folk scene accordionist Read More

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Judith Cohen (Toronto)

“Jews and Music in Medieval Spain and Portugal” Monday September 1, 6pm, Miss Lou’s Room, Free Would Jewish musicians and singers in Read More

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Nora Gold (Toronto)

“Jewish Fiction.net – A Free Online Literary Journal for All Jews Everywhere” Featuring Marilyn Lightstone and David Mandelbaum Sunday August 31, 4:30pm, Miss Lou’s Read More

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The Rite of Return: Jewish Culture and Contemporary Poland

Monday September 1, 2:30pm, Miss Lou’s Room, Free   Before the deep fissure caused by World War II, Poland was a dynamic Jewish centre Read More

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Ukraine’s Maidan Revolution: Birth of a Modern European Nation?

Sunday August 31, 3pm, Marilyn Brewer Community Space, Free The events at Maidan this past winter and developments since have focused world Read More