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Bold Side Dishes Make a Father’s Day BBQ Festive

By BARBARA SILVERSTEIN Mother’s Day is often associated with elegant brunches – crepes, French toast, fancy omelettes and all kinds of poached egg specialities.  But Father’s Day is all about the meat. Usually, people celebrate with a barbecue of some kind because the weather tends to be warm and many Dads like to flaunt their … Continue reading “Bold Side Dishes Make a Father’s Day BBQ Festive”

David Eisenstadt

ON THE RECORD: Today’s Reminiscences of Jewish Canadian Musicians of Note

By DAVID EISENSTADT BEN STEINBERG – Composer, Conductor, Organist, Music Educator (Jan. 22, 1930 – Years ago, my wife Rhoda and I chose Leo Baeck Day School to register our eldest son into a junior kindergarten program. During a meeting, Principal, Steve Garten asked, “of course you belong to a synagogue or temple.” Raised in … Continue reading “ON THE RECORD: Today’s Reminiscences of Jewish Canadian Musicians of Note”

Barbara Silverstein

Food Celebrities Showcase Delis, Israeli Fare at Jewish Food Fest

By BARBARA SILVERSTEIN The Great Big Jewish Food Fest, a 10-day virtual lineup of free programming celebrating Jewish cuisine, ran May 19-May 28. Jewish chefs and food personalities led a variety of cooking classes and hosted discussions on Jewish food and culinary traditions. Two of the events featured Canadian food personalities: Toronto-based writer David Sax, … Continue reading “Food Celebrities Showcase Delis, Israeli Fare at Jewish Food Fest”

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Alan Simons, Canadian Jewish Record

SIMONS: A Study in Others’ Conversation

By ALAN L. SIMONS The time has come in my life when I must freely admit I honestly miss going to Toronto’s United Bakers Dairy Restaurant just by myself for breakfast and sitting at my new favourite table at the south-west corner. Perhaps I should explain. I choose my table very carefully, as I do … Continue reading “SIMONS: A Study in Others’ Conversation”