1998

  • “Internet Column: Chanukah.” Edmonton Jewish Life, December 1998, Volume 7, Number 11.
  • “Richler’s Barney’s Version now in paperback.” Edmonton Jewish Life, December 1998, Volume 7, Number 11. Interview with Mordecai Richler.
  • “Book Reviews: The Conversion by Ahron Appelfeld and Candles by Lynne Kositsky.” Edmonton Jewish Life, Decmeber 1998. Volume 7, Number 11.
  • “A Modern Day Renaissance Man.” The Book Revue, Volume 3, Number 1, December 1998. Interview with James Houston, author of Zigzag: A Life on the Move.
  • “Cinnamon Gardens.” The Book Revue, Volume 3, Number 1, December 1998. Interview with Shyam Selvadurai, author of Cinnamon Gardens.
  • “Satellite News: ‘Primetime 24 Cutoff Delayed’ & ‘Stations Prep for Digital Rollout’.” Satellite Entertainment Guide, December 1998.
  • “Magazines: The New Feminine.” The Readers Showcase, Volume 6, Number 6, November/December 1998. Reviews of Mode and The New Woman
  • “An Interview with Alberto Manguel.” Connecticut Review, Fall 1998, Volume XX, Number 2.
  • “Rheostatics’ Bidini offers advice, inspiration.” Words & Music, Nov./Dec. 1998, Volume 5, Number 10. Review of On a Cold Road: Tales of Adventure in Canadian Rock by Dave Bidini.
  • “McLauchlan bio takes flight.” Words & Music, Nov./Dec. 1998, Volume 5, Number 10. Review of Getting Out of Here Alive: The Ballad of Murray McLauchlan by Murray McLauchlan.
  • “14 Not Forgotten.” La revue Project Magazine, November 1998, Volume 15, Number 1. Song written in memory of the 14 women of the Montreal Massacre.
  • “Book Review: To Begin Again: The Journey Towards Comfort, Strength, and Faith in Difficult Times by Rabbi Naomi Levy.” Edmonton Jewish Life, November 1998, Volume 7, Number 10.
  • “Book Review: ReVisions: Seeing Torah Through A Feminist Lens by Rabbi Elyse Goldstein.” Edmonton Jewish Life, November 1998, Volume 7, Number 10.
  • “Internet Column: Jewish Gifts.” Edmonton Jewish Life, November 1998, Volume 7, Number 10.
  • “Back in the line of fire: Playwright Brad Fraser feels the heat once again.” Prairie Books Now, Fall/Winter 1998, Number 18. Interview with Brad Fraser, author of Martin Yesterday.
  • “Play Ball: Umpire John E. Ducey’s life reveals Edmonton baseball history.” Prairie Books Now, Fall/Winter 1998, Number 18. Interview with Brant Ducey, author of The Rajah of Renfrew: The Life and Times of John E. Ducey.
  • “Satellite News: ‘Galaxy X Destroyed,’ ‘Disney Bid Gets NHL Nod,’ Primetime 24 Gets Reprieve.'” Satellite Entertainment Guide, November 1998.
  • “The Internet Column: Jewish Singles.” Edmonton Jewish Life, Volume 7, Number 9, October 1998.
  • “Book Review: The Story of the Jews: A 4, 000-Year Adventure by Stan Mack.” Edmonton Jewish Life Volume 7, Number 9, October 1998.
  • “Desperate Measures.” Readers Showcase, Volume VI, Issue 5, October 1998. Review of The Lazarus Child by Robert Mawson.
  • “The Plight of Canada’s Health Care.” Readers Showcase, Volume VI, Issue 5, October 1998.
  • “Satellite News: ‘Hughes Revenues Up.'” Satellite Entertainment Guide, October 1998.
  • “From Eastend, Sask., to Addis Ababa (and back).” Montreal Gazette, Saturday, September 19, 1998. Review of The Garden of Eden by Sharon Butala.
  • “Book Review: Hadesh Yameinu – Renew Our Days: A Book of Jewish Prayer and Meditation.” Edmonton Jewish Life, September 1998.
  • “Internet Column: Online Jewish Education.” Edmonton Jewish Life, September 1998, Volume 7, Number 8.
  • “In a boy’s life, bologna is a religious experience.” Montreal Gazette, Saturday, September 12, 1998. Review of The Story of My Life (So Far) by Charles Foran.
  • “Side-swiped by the Future.” Alberta Venture, September 1998. Feature article about Smart Cards and related technology.
  • “Book search: Bookseller at heart of mystery set in 17th century.” Montreal Gazette, Saturday, September 5, 1998. Review of Ex-Libris by Ross King.
  • “Satellite News: ‘Big 4 Beaten in Summer Ratings,’ ‘Fox Spins Off Empire,’ & ‘Digital TV to Hit 23M’.” Satellite Entertainment Guide, September 1998.
  • “The Realized Voice.” The Readers Showcase, Volume VI, Issue 4, August/September 1998. Review of The Wise and Foolish Virgins by Don Hannah.
  • “It’s the journey that matters.” Montreal Gazette, Saturday, August 22, 1998. Review of About This Life: Journeys on the Threshold of Memory by Barry Lopez.
  • “The Internet Column: Preparing for the High Holy Days.” Edmonton Jewish Life, August 1998, Volume 7, Number 7.
  • “CD Reviews: Neshama Carlesbach Soul, Tzimmes KlezMyriad, Joel Rubin Hungry Hearts: Classic Yiddish Clarinet Solos of the 1920’s.” Edmonton Jewish Life, August 1998, Volume 7, Number 7.
  • “Brave new words: The Only-Good Heart takes a hard look at cults.” Prairie Books Now, Summer 1998, Number 17. Interview with Beth Goobie.
  • “Polly want a crack at it: Mary Woodbury creates a detective out of a McDoodle.” Prairie Books Now, Summer 1998, Number 17. Interview with Mary Woodbury, author of The Intrepid Polly McDoodle.
  • “You are what you eat: Parental warnings come true in Ben and the Carrot Predicament.” Prairie Books Now, Summer 1998, Number 17. Interview with Mar’ce Merrell.
  • “Stop that tornado! Strongest Man makes fathers human.” Prairie Books Now, Summer 1998, Number 17. Interview with Georgia Graham, author of The Strongest Man This Side of Cremona.
  • “Satellite News: ‘Free Programming on 4DTV’ & ‘HBO Going HDTV in 1999’.” Satellite Entertainment Guide, August, 1998.
  • “The Internet Column: Jewish Music.” Edmonton Jewish Life, July 1998, Volume 8, Number 6.
  • “Book Review: The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels Thomas Cahill.” Edmonton Jewish Life, July 1998, Volume 8, Number 6.
  • “CD Reviews: ‘Olam – Foreign Dreams‘ & ‘Yom Hadash – When We Were Young‘.” Edmonton Jewish Life, July 1998, Volume 8, Number 6.
  • “The Internet Column: Jewish Genealogy.” Edmonton Jewish Life, June 1998, Volume 8, Number 5.
  • The Blood Libel by Allan Levine.” Edmonton Jewish Life, June 1998, Volume 8, Number 5. Book review.
  • Israel: A History by Sir Martin Gilbert.” Edmonton Jewish Life, June 1998, Volume 8, Number 5. Book review.
  • “Between motherhood and art, she chose art.” Montreal Gazette, Saturday, June 20, 1998. Review of Paradise, Piece by Piece by Molly Peacock.
  • “Satellite News: ‘Solar Storm Could Affect Birds,’ ‘UVSG Income Jumps,’ & ‘Hughes Award Upheld’.” Satellite Entertainment Guide, July, 1998.
  • “A Conversation with Alberto Manguel.” Evansville Review, Volume VIII, 1998 (University of Evansville, Evansville, Indiana).
  • “An Interview with Barry Lopez.” Baybury Review, Volume 2, 1998 (Ephraim, Wisconsin).
  • The County of Birches by Judith Kalman.” Edmonton Jewish Life, May 1998, Volume 8, Number 3. Book review.
  • More Unfinished Business by W. Gunther Plaut.” Edmonton Jewish Life, May 1998, Volume 8, Number 3. An interview with W. Gunther Plaut and review of his book More Unfinished Business.
  • “The Internet Column: Travel Jewish cyberspace before taking on the real Jewish world.” Edmonton Jewish Life, May 1998, Volume 8, Number 3. Topic: Jewish travel.
  • “Goobie Paints Teens.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, May 10, 1998. Review of The Good the Bad and the Suicidal reprinted from the Calgary Herald.
  • “True Crime: The ‘Cottage Killer’ Experience.” Reader’s Showcase, Volume VI, Issue 3, May/June/July 1998. Interview with Ann Shaw, author of A Friend of the Family.
  • “Cultural Selves: An Interview with Richard Wagamese.” Paragraph, Number 24, 1998.
  • “Satellite News: ‘New Discover Channel Ready,’ & ‘Stations go Multichannel’.” Satellite Entertainment Guide, May, 1998.
  • “Sparks returns with guilt-free romance read.” Edmonton Journal, Sunday, April 19, 1998. Review of Message in a Bottle by Nicholas Sparks.
  • “DSS & Dish News: Under Construction – New DirecTV Broadcast Center.” DirectGuide, April, 1998.
  • “Satellite News: C-Band Retail Services Merge.” Satellite Entertainment Guide, April, 1998.
  • “The camera doesn’t lie: Shooting Cowboys captures the real Canadian West.” Prairie Books Now, Spring 1998, Number 16. Interview with Brock Silversides, author of Shooting Cowboys: Photographing Canadian Cowboy Culture 1975-1965.
  • “Offshoot of Calgary Gardener: One successful gardening book inspires another.” Prairie Books Now, Spring 1998, Number 16. Part of cover feature on gardening books.
  • “Not as young as you think! Alberta literary history reveals its roots.” Prairie Books Now, Spring 1998, Number 16. Interview with George Melnyk, author ofThe Literary History of Alberta Volume One: From Writing on Stone to World War Two.
  • “One family’s story: Mendel’s Children portrays the Jewish Prairie immigrant experience.” Prairie Books Now, Spring 1998, Number 16. Interview with Cherie Smith, author of Mendel’s Children.
  • The Illustrated History of the Jewish People.” Edmonton Jewish Life, April 1998 Nisan/Iyar 5758, Volume 7, Number 3. Book review.
  • Bringing Heaven Down to Earth – 365 Meditations of the Rebbe.” Edmonton Jewish Life, April 1998 Nisan/Iyar 5758, Volume 7, Number 3. Book review.
  • “Goobie reaches youth with truth.” Calgary Herald, Saturday, March 14, 1998. Review of The Good, The Bad, and the Suicidal by Beth Goobie.
  • “DSS & Dish News: DirecTV, AT&T Split.” DirectGuide, March, 1998.
  • “DBS Update: CRTC Tables Channel Talks.” Satellite Entertainment Guide, March, 1998.
  • “Controlling the Spin on WWI.” The Beaver, February-March 1998. Review of Propaganda and Censorship During Canada’s Great War by Jeffrey A. Keshen.
  • “DSS & Dish News: ‘DSS Rate Increase Possible,’ ‘Strong Potential for DBS,’ ‘DBS Helps PPV Hit $1 Billion’.” DirectGuide, February, 1998.
  • “Satellite News: ‘New Network This Summer?,’ ‘NextLevel Lays off Workers’.” “DBS Update: ‘Telesat Revleals New Bird,’ & ‘DSS Rate Increase Possible’.”Satellite Entertainment Guide, February, 1998.
  • “This Is The Life according to Duane Steele.” Country Wave, February, 1998.
  • “DSS & Dish News: ‘PBS Planning Multiple Feeds,’ ‘Hughes, Turner Take to the Air,’ ‘TV5 Debuts on DISH,’ & ‘HSN Shopping Around’.” DirectGuide, January, 1998.
  • “Satellite News: ‘MSNBC Web Cut Down,’ ‘HSN Shopping Around’.” “DBS Update: ‘Echostar Vet Joins Star Choice,’ ‘PBS Planning Multiple Feeds,’ ‘Hughes, Turner Take to the Air,’ ‘TV5 Debuts on DISH’.” Satellite Entertainment Guide, January, 1998.
  • Joie de Vivre: The Franco-Albertan Music Scene.” Cameo, Number 18.
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