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Jake Superstein: A Man for All Faiths

Debby Shoctor

During one of the most tumultuous times in European history, Jake Superstein was born in Pinsk, Poland, into an Orthodox Jewish…

A Brief History of the Edmonton Jewish Community

Debby Shoctor

Edmonton, Alberta was first incorporated as a town in 1892. At that time, there were about 700 permanent residents. Founded…

Westmount School

Lawrence Herzog

Built on land that was part of the old Norris farm and purchased from the family for $3,200 in July…

The Spruce of Mill Creek School

Christina Hardie

Since time immemorial, indigenous peoples have lived with the land upon which Mill Woods is built. Words like Sakaw, Meyokumin…

1920s WWI commemorative shield found

Lori Clark

One of the most unique artifacts on permanent display at Edmonton Public Schools Archives and Museum is a large bronze…

The Strange Disappearance of Felicia Graham

Kathryn MacLean

The School Board, citing her persistence for fair compensation as being indicative of depression, suggested that she had jumped from…