Tag: arts & culture

The joy to Jewish cooking with Bonnie Stern

Bonnie Stern’s mission is for people to find the joy in cooking—and to realize it’s not so hard.   For almost 50 years, Stern has devoted herself to teaching others about how they…

Disability, creativity, and the Jewish people

Slide 1: Among the Jewish people, creativity runs high, but so do chronic illnesses! For many of us, living disabled not only inspires our artistic expression, but brings us to create business…

The splendour of Jewish drag artists in Canada

The Niv team wanted to ask Jewish drag artists in Canada what made them become involved with drag and who are the artists they look up to. The photos capture the spirit…

In conversation with Alvin Rakoff

Alvin Rakoff has led a life any cinephile can admire. The multi-award winning director of over 100 films has been internationally recognized for his contributions in television, theatre, and film working with…

Women Cantors’ Network carves out space in American Jewry

Women have always prayed, they just haven’t always been allowed to pray as leaders of a congregation in a synagogue. From the earliest of times, women wrote tekhines—personal prayers about their families…

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…

LUNAR explores and uplifts Asian-Jewish identities

Gen Slosberg was scrolling through Facebook when she found a video by Jubilee Media called, “Do All Multiracial People Think the Same?” In the video, Los Angeles-based songwriter, vocalist, and music producer,…

Passover Traditions

Niv wanted to know what different peoples' Passover traditions are. Whether it's simply how one points to the shank bone, or what maror looks like for their household, or what Haggadah is followed,…

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