Nov 06, 2018
By Valerie Massie
Holocaust Education Week began just days after the horrific massacre at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. 11 people were murdered and 6 were wounded by a gunman shouting anti-Semitic slurs. Can this become a teachable moment? Libby talks to 98 year old Max Eisen. He survived the notorious death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau and has been sharing his experience for 32 years.
And – A very popular renewal of one aspect of Jewish culture is in full swing in Toronto – the food! Anthony Rose is one of Toronto’s most prominent restaurateurs who currently runs a new style Jewish deli, an Israeli middle-eastern restaurant and a takeout and sandwich joint called Schmaltz Appetizing. Schmaltz means melted chicken fat or excessive sentimentality, and it is also the title of his new cookbook “The Last Schmaltz.”