Arts & Culture

Leaving Egypt: a memoir

Born into an upper middle class Egyptian Jewish family, Simone Rotstein’s idyllic childhood came to an abrupt end when her family was caught up in the mass expulsion of Jews ordered by the Nasser regime in the aftermath of the 1956 Suez Crisis.

Alison Pick to speak about her journey to Judaism

Alison Pick will be the featured author at the 25th annual Na'amat Hamilton's Celebrity Author Luncheon on Monday, April 27 at noon at the Adas Israel Congregation.

The Bean Bar turns 20

As The Bean Bar celebrates its 20th anniversary, Debbie Molot explains why her passion for the Westdale landmark is as strong as ever.

A brave portrayal of one woman’s struggle with mental illness

Sexual abuse. Drug addiction. Human trafficking. Mental illness. Street life. Robin Zee has lived through them all.