Covid diversions from Michele Doctoroff

(AJNews) – Each week, Michele Doctoroff collects and shares some Jewish content COVID diversions that she calls her “weekly Jewish hug.” This is her 6th instalment but the first one we’ve shared at Alberta Jewish News. Enjoy!

Shabbat recipes from India If you enjoyed last week’s talk about Jewish communities in India, follow up with delicious recipes

Call Your Mother, a weekly deep dive into the beautiful hot mess of parenting while Jewish. A podcast that feels like you are out with the girls for a drink, telling it like it is

Judaism Unbound re-imagines & re-designs Jewish life in America for the 21st Century at a grassroots level.  Weekly podcast full of discussion & thought

JewishLIVE a Facebook hub for Jewish programs, rituals & workshops,

Jewish Book Week from London- perfect for a rainy day & a cup of tea when you want to get lost in new ideas & thought of all Jewish kinds

Love Broadway Musicals?  Jewish Legacy will make for a fun & enjoyable time – lots of happy musical memories

Love Cabaret?  Join David Benkof,  Thrs. July 30, 10 am to be surprised at how much Judaism there is within this musical.  Register:

Jane Haining: A Life of Love & Courage during the Holocaust. The story of how one Scottish woman helped Jewish girls in Hungary.  Tues. July 28, 12:30 pm (zoom from Scotland)

Frank Rackow and the Black Sea with Allan Merovitz share a few minutes of klezmer stories & song

Note that any thoughts or views presented in the above are not necessarily supported or endorsed by this writer and are solely the messages from where they originate.

If you have any feedback or ideas for this ongoing but temporary column please contact Michele Doctoroff at

1 Comment on "Covid diversions from Michele Doctoroff"

  1. Orest Kinasevych | Mar 21, 2024 at 8:31 pm | Reply

    EJN advert on this “” page mentions “memoriums” there is no such word. not uncommon error. Try “memoriam.” I notice it because Latin in High School. hello, (((Michele)) — Orest Kinasevych (Winnipeg)

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