Welcome back to A Jewish Life! After a (very) long hiatus, and a very difficult year, we bring you a new vision for our podcast. In addition to more facinating interviews with members of the Dorshei Emet community, will we also share divrei Tor
Ernest Chonchol recently celebrated his 99th birthday, and in these many years, he has gathered endless stories and much wisdom. Born in Port Said, Egypt, Ernest made his way through France and Israel before finally arriving here in Montreal. C
Ellayne Kaplan and Howard Berger have built a beautiful partnership, weaving together their unique life stories and backgrounds as they created a family, and found their way as teachers, activists and Jewish communal leaders. In this episode t
Sheila Caplan is a Montreal ceramic artist and active member of the Dorshei Emet community. On this episode, Sheila shares her unique path to becoming a potter, from her time as an occupational therapist, to her first experience with clay, to
“Gam zu l’tova. This too is for the good.” – Nachum Ish Gamzu, Talmud, Taanit On Episode 4 of A Jewish Life, I interview Peter Margo. Peter has a long and fascinating journey. He was born in Germany in 1930, just a few years before […]
“With age comes wisdom, and length of days brings understanding.” – Job 12:12 Ruth Block recently celebrated her 100th birthday, and she is still going strong. In this episode, Ruth will share her long journey from a small town in Poland to her
Join us as we hear the Jewish journey of Shara Rosen, activist and proud member of the Montreal Jewish community. She will share her thoughts on identity and social justice, as we explore how we can best create a proud, active and diverse Jewi
Welcome to the first episode of A Jewish Life! On this first episode we introduce you to our podcast series, and describe our goals for the program. Rabbi Boris interviews Jack Wolofsky, a life-long Montrealer, theologian and activist about h
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