Arts & Culture

How the world has changed for LGBTQ+ Jews

June 24, 2021
Steve Arnold

Anna and Denise Lilliman wanted to live openly as both queer and Jewish.

For the synagogue they applied to join, however, that was an uncomfortable combination in the late 1990s. Temple Anshe Sholom’s board ruled lesbians were welcome as individual members, but…

An excerpt from Gary Barwin’s imaginative new novel

Gary Barwin’s latest book, Nothing the Same, Everything Haunted, explores genocide, persecution, colonialism and masculinity with characteristic irony.

Hamilton and Windsor present online Jewish Film Festival

The Jewish Federations of Hamilton and Windsor are collaborating this May on a joint online Jewish Film Festival.

Book inspired by childhood recollections

I recently interviewed Jeff Skarica, the author of a book with the rather intriguing title of "The Book of Back Scratches: Into the Blue Hole." This book is intended for readers aged 8 to 12.