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Our Canadian History is Different

Our Canadian History is Different

Our Canadian History is Different How is ADRABA’s Canadian history different? Isn’t history just history?  If you read Thomas Carlyle’s On Heroes, Hero-Worship and the Heroic in History, you might conclude that “[t]he History of the world is but the Biography of...
Friday Night Fish-ticuffs

Friday Night Fish-ticuffs

Friday Night Fish-ticuffs When thinking of the relationship between a people and their food, there are usually three dynamics at play.  Geography determines what’s available to eat.  The people’s culture decides what, among those things to eat, is considered “food.”...
Toronto Synagogues Have History

Toronto Synagogues Have History

Toronto Synagogues Have History Synagogues have been the foundation stone of Jewish communities throughout Jewish history.Biblical religion of the ancient world was focussed on the sacrificial rituals of the Tabernacle in the desert wanderings and then the First...
Seven Times in 19 Years

Seven Times in 19 Years

Seven Times in 19 Years This year (5784) is a leap year in the Jewish calendar, which means we’ll be following the month of ADAR with the sequel ADAR 2 right after.  This also means that we will have to wait a little longer to celebrate the Jewish anti-Halloween Purim...