Arts & Kvetch

Here’s how you can celebrate Pride Month!

Hello Niv readers and happy Pride!! By way of introduction, Pride Month always occurs during June to commemorate the Stonewall riots in New York, which took place in June 1969. Now, Pride…

Your screening guide to the Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Photo courtesy of TJFF. I’ve been teasing the film lineup for the Toronto Jewish Film Festival (TJFF) for a couple months now, and the list has finally dropped! I wrote an article…

Showering you with art in April

It’s Popcorn Time Spring is here, and with it some of my favourite Toronto film festivals. The Toronto Jewish Film Festival is in June, and Hot Docs begins at the end of…

Passover celebrations you can attend

Who would have thought we'd be celebrating Passover again virtually? Unfortunately, Zoom calls don't prevent you from hearing those same old dad jokes about why this night isn't different from all other…

Top Jewish film picks of 2021

As a programmer for the Toronto Jewish Film Festival (TJFF), I watch a lot of movies. And to be clear, a lot of not very good movies, especially early on in the…

Arts & Kvetch’s Hanukkah Edition!

Jewish holiday music ‘Tis the season for some festive music! Lest you think that there is no such thing as “holiday music for Jews” let me introduce you to “Puppy for Hanukkah”,…

Arts & Kvetch: educational panels here we come!

So, here we are. It’s November, we’ve been in lockdown mode for three-quarters of a year, it gets dark at like 3pm, and all we have to look forward to is the…

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