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David Topper explains Einstein to the layman

David TopperReviewed  by MARTIN ZEILIG
“A team of scientists announced on Thursday that they had heard and recorded the sound of two black holes colliding a billion light-years away, a fleeting chirp that fulfilled the last prediction of Einstein’s general theory of relativity,” New York Times science writer Dennis Overbye wrote on February 11, 2016 (“Gravitational Waves Detected, Confirming Einstein’s Theory”).

“Shiksa” builds toward a poignant ending – and causes you to think about what it means to be Jewish

ShiksaReviewed by BERNIE BELLAN (Posted March 10) I have to admit that when I went to see “Shiksa”, the latest production of the Winnipeg Jewish Theatre, on Thursday night, based on what I had read in Randall King’s column in the Free Press on Wednesday and what I heard from CBC theatre reviewer Joff Schmidt Thursday afternoon, I was expecting another stereotypical rendition of a non-Jewish woman having to deal with the unaccepting parents of a Jewish boyfriend.

Fred Douglas Lodge resident Dolly Winston celebrates 105th birthday

Dolly WinstonBy MYRON LOVE On Friday, January 29th, Dolly Winston turned 105. To celebrate the occasion, the staff at the Fred Douglas Lodge – where she has been living for the past 16 months – threw her a party which was attended by her family and several dignitaries, including Mayor Brian Bowman and City Councillor Mike Pagtakhan.