Arts & Culture

Matti Friedman on Leonard Cohen’s “myth home”

Matti Friedman reflects on the implication of Cohen seeing Israel as a “myth home” and his lifelong attachment to the city of his birth.

Jewish comedy festival comes to Hamilton

Jews on the Roof, a Jewish comedy festival, is coming to The Westdale theatre on June 15.

The Herman Levy legacy

Art collector Herman Levy’s bequest to McMaster University transformed a small university gallery into a national treasure

Portrait of a flawed artist

Yair Qedar's nuanced portrait of Israel's most well-read author, Amos Oz

The continuing plight of the Yazidi people

Forgotten on Sinjar: A Story of Survival is an extraordinary documentary by Israel-born, Toronto-based filmmaker Igal Hecht. It takes us inside the aftermath of the Yazidi genocide and follows the lives of the survivors today.