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Marriage and What It Means Now

The A-Z of Intermarriage, written by Rabbi Denise Handlarski, an intermarried rabbi, is part story, part strategy, and all heart, as well as a coming together of religious source material, cultural context, and personal narrative. In this post, Denise offers us all some advice that can help us through these difficult times.

Isolation Reading for the Week of May 18

Every week we’re bringing you some great books chosen by our staff members for your work-from-home reading. This week, Jane Kelly, our Director of Sales and Marketing, has chosen Creating Healthy Organizations: Taking Action to Improve Employee Well-Being by Graham Lowe as her staff pick.

Isolation Reading for the Week of May 4

Here at UTP, we’ve decided to bring you some great books chosen by our staff for your work-from-home reading. Check in with us every Monday for some fantastic book recommendations. For week 5, Matthew Gattien, our Social Media specialist, has chosen The A-Z of Intermarriage as his staff pick.

Illness, Shortages, and Inflation: Going Shopping in Pandemic Times

Why did Canadians, like so many other people around the world, stock up on consumer goods as the COVID-19 crisis was developing? Donica Belisle, author of Purchasing Power: Women and the Rise of Canadian Consumer Culture, explores this question from a historical perspective, and explains why Canadians have used shopping before as a method to deal with anxiety.