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Art therapy workshops help in processing trauma

Art therapy can help people process traumatic experiences, whether it be through colour, images, or drawings. The Jewish Federation of Edmonton, Jewish Family Services, and the Edmonton Public Library are aiming for this goal through workshops linked to an art exhibit.   

The organization…

Exhibit honours Residential School and Holocaust survivors

As a child, Carol Wylie loved to create her own paper dolls and clothes for them. She would spend hours drawing to make them come to life and desired to be a fashion designer as an adult.

“When I tried to learn how to sew as a teenager, I was a complete disaster at it. I knew you couldn…

Broadway performer to kick off annual campaign

The cast of Rodgers & Hammerstein's production of Cinderella was performing on a Philadelphia stage when a young voice from the audience could be heard singing along. Four-year-old Rachel Zatcoff was standing on her seat enthralled with the show because she had watched the movie version repe…

Jewish community member aids Ukrainian refugees

Yuliya Massarsky first heard about the attack on Ukraine by Russia and thought it was unbelievable. There was the shelling of military bases in Kharkiv. She texted her friends in Ukraine to confirm that it was true. As the crisis developed into a war, Yuliya was receiving updates from family…

Heritage Festival is an opportunity for Jewish community to shine

When you arrive at an event, you may not realize how much organizers have spent planning and coordinating to make it a reality. Jay Cairns took on the contract role to ensure that this year’s Israel Pavilion at the Heritage Festival is a success. So far, he’s loving the work.

“It’s …