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Author Archives: Doris Strub Epstein

Doris Strub Epstein
Doris is a multimedia journalist with many years of experience. She has worked in radio, television and print journalism and writes on a variety of topics, especially the crucial issues in Canadian and Jewish life.

“Say no to bullying!” Jacquelyn Kendal – breaking the bullying cycle

Until Grade three, Jacqueline Kendal, who grew up in Thornhill, was a confident, bubbly child. A happy kid in a loving family, the youngest of three. The adored granddaughter of artist Shirl Cohen who has been featured in CIJnews. But then bullies seized on her learning disability and made her a target. She was excluded, ostracized and told she was ...

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Acclaimed Thornhill artist’s paintings to support Baycrest and the Brain Project

The ultra modern house with its airy spaces , is a perfect foil for the massive, stunning, abstract expressionist paintings that adorn its interior walls. They are riveting and compel you to stop in your tracks and look hard. They are the works of Shirl Cohen, a life-long artist, born and raised in Toronto who says she feels she has ...

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Now filming; documentary about the Jews whose songs invented contemporary Christmas culture

Toronto’s Chinese restaurant, Sea-Hi on Bathurst St., has been transformed into a “vinter vonderland” . The red walls are festooned with Christmas lights and decorations. A fully decorated Christmas tree graces the room and Jewish diners fill the tables. It’s become a film set for the Jews Who Wrote Christmas, a musical documentary about the Jewish songwriters whose Christmas songs ...

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Human trafficking awareness day

For the first time ever, the city of Toronto will proclaim a Stop Human Trafficking in Toronto day at Nathan Phillips Square, Wednesday, May 10, from 12 noon to 2 pm. This ground-breaking event is initiated and organized by the National Council of Jewish Women of Canada, Toronto. They are taking a leading role in public awareness about this enormous ...

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