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An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir offers firsthand proof that Islam and liberalism are incompatible

Reviewed by BERNIE BELLAN
I hadn’t heard of Phyllis Chesler prior to my reading An American Bride in Kabul: A Memoir so, like many of the other books that were the subjects for this past year’s “People of the Book” club at the Rady JCC, I had no idea what to expect.

The "Unlawful" U of M Law School Class of 1960

By BILL MARANTZ Last year there were over a thousand applicants to Robson Hall, located on the Fort Gary Campus of the University of Manitoba, and less than 10% were accepted, almost half of whom were female. In 1956, when the Manitoba Law School occupied the third floor of the Law Courts Building on Broadway, there were 36 applicants (including two women), all of whom were accepted.

B.C. doctor (and former Winnipegger) Neil Pollock delivers unusual foreign aid to Haiti by teaching surgeons to perform safer circumcisions

By TOM BLACKWELL
In Neil Pollock’s home province of British Columbia, a group called Foreskin Pride has actually held protests against circumcision, the procedure that has formed the heart of Dr. Pollock’s medical career for 20 years.