Tag: Halifax

Tomorrow's Conversations

Halifax news café pop-up

Tomorrow’s Conversations is a series of pop-up shops in the community with news website Tomorrow. Drop in with your Halifax news to our event on November 5, 2013.

Baron de Hirsch or Starr Street Synagogue

The time the kosher butcher was put on trial

It was called “one of the greatest misfortunes which ever befell Canadian Jewry” when the kosher butcher in Halifax, Nova Scotia, was found guilty of using inhumane practices to animals. What did the trial mean and how did the community turn the conviction on its head?