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10 (or so) Sites for the Ten CommandmentsSorry, Dave, you were a few centuries late. On Thursday, June 5, the orginal Top Ten List, the Ten Commandments, will be read from the Torah to mark...read more...
We need a better way to debate our problemsThe CJN’s recent foray into intense investigative reporting about the Kashruth Council of Canada, known as COR, is a journalistic departure and...read more...
A museum whose time has comeIt was to have been the very last time that a world gone mad would permit the attempted genocide of a people. For Jews it became known as the...read more...
What are the boundaries of pro-Israel solidarity?It’s often called “loving criticism” of Israel, and the much-debated question is whether such a phenomenon can exist. If criticism...read more...
Herb Gray got resultsColumnist Michael Taube falls into the easy and clichéd when he writes on why former deputy prime minister Herb Gray did not merit a state...read more...
I’d love to slow down, but I’m too busy being busyThere are times when I find myself making a mental list at day’s end, for no reason other than to wonder in amazement at what I’ve...read more...
Ask Ella: Is it acceptable to pass on gift giving?Dear Ella, Three months ago, my son Joshua became a bar mitzvah. We had a kiddush luncheon after the service and a big party later that weekend. Josh...read more...
Goodbye chicken, hello cheesecakeShavuot is on the way. For a people hooked on a holiday diet of meat and poultry, the holiday is unique in our gastronomic calendar: a festival that...read more...
Why Jews should oppose a Christian law schoolThere I stood, 13 and terrified. At Beth Torah Congregation in Toronto, on a bimah that my grandfather had literally helped to build, I was chanting...read more...
Shul kiddush is about more than foodSome synagogues see it as a key way to fulfil their mission of providing outlets for holy encounters   Rabbi Adam Scheier Congregation Shaar...read more...

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