Alberto Manguel and the Library of Babel

The Argentinian-born man of letters, cosmopolitan defender of books and reading, is exiled to a world of his own making

Montreal Elects First Hasidic Woman to Office

Mindy Pollak, 24, wins race for Outremont borough councillor

The Keeper of Montreal’s Jewish History

Joe King, who died Saturday at 90, chronicled the city’s rich Jewish past

Meet Mindy Pollak, Montreal’s Hasidic Candidate

Neighborhood tensions sparked the 24-year-old’s bid for borough councillor

Israel Tied for Second Most Educated Country

Report shows 46 percent of Israelis aged 25-64 have college degrees

Sundown: Nigeria Foils Iranian Terror Cell

Plus the legacy of King Herod gets another look

Sundown: Women and Custom Collide in the IDF

Plus Canadian severs ties with Iran, kicks out diplomats

Notes From a Toronto Festival

Socalled, Ugandans, and klezmer at North America’s largest gathering of Jewish and Yiddish culture

Fugitive Prayer

First I learned that a wanted criminal from New York had fled to my Canadian shul; then I remembered that, as cantor, he’d begged God to forgive me

Details on the Israel Attack and Syria Statements

Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?

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