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Celebrated Jewish-Canadian author to be special guest at Tarbut

Alison PickAlison Pick’s long-awaited new novel, “Strangers with the Same Dream” to be first subject  of new season of the  “People of the Book Club”
By BERNIE BELLAN
What a treat it was to put down Méira Cook’s latest novel, “Once More With Feeling”, and almost immediately begin reading another novel by a brilliant Jewish Canadian woman, Alison Pick – two completely different novels and two entirely different styles of writing, but both absolutely captivating.

Winnipeg lawyer Neil Duboff celebrates 60th birthday with climb to summit of Africa’s highest mountain

Neil DuboffBy MYRON LOVE Last August, to celebrate their 60th birthdays, Neil and Carol Duboff and their children travelled to East Africa to go on safari. And while they were in the neighbourhood, Neil decided that he might as well climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, too.

Jewish Heritage Centre presents exhibition of long-hidden photographs taken by RAF pilot killed in action in WWII

Nick Yudell“The Lost Expressionist: Nick Yudell’s Journey in Images. A hidden cache; a world seen through the daring eye of an unknown photographer”.  The inaugural exhibition and multimedia presentation by Celia Rabinovitch, Ph.D., hosted by the Jewish Heritage Centre of Western Canada. Newly restored negatives from a concealed cache reveal a young photographer from Morden and Winnipeg, who became an RAF pilot, shot down in the Western Desert of World War II, who created a powerful legacy.