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United Church reveals obsession with IsraelAs this column went to press, it was announced that the United Church of Canada had voted in favour of boycotting Israeli settlement products. On the...read more...
Anti-circumcision rhetoric poisons Jewish mindsJonathan Sacks, chief rabbi of Great Britain, is one of the most articulate exponents of contemporary Judaism. I’ve been openly critical of his...read more...
Modern readers will appreciate the Koren Talmud BavliThe team at Koren Publishers of Jerusalem is making another bold effort to capture part of the market for high-quality English translations of Jewish...read more...
Going out of businessIn the past few months, three longtime Jewish establishments that combined have served the Toronto community for close to 150 years have closed down...read more...
A daf a dayOn Aug. 1, about 93,000 people gathered in the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey to complete the Talmud together. Since 1923, when the young Polish Rabbi...read more...
Research for life choicesIn this week’s CJN, we publish an interview by The Times of Israel correspondent Raphael Aren with the revolutionary Jerusalem scholar Rabbi...read more...
Turkish Jewish scholar promotes LadinoKaren Gerson Sarhon is fighting a rearguard action to save Ladino – once the lingua franca of Sephardi Jews – from utter extinction....read more...
Forest fires burn in Israelשריפות קיץ עוד הוכחה מוחשית לזכותנו ההיסטורית והמוסרית על ארץ ישראל יוסי טסטסה מיוחד עבור העיתון היהודי-קנדי במשך דורות ניטש ויכוח היסטורי ונוקב...read more...
Believable and not-so believable Jewish film characters“The sun is warm, the sky is blue…” It’s the silly season that hits Vancouver every July and August, when the sun finally...read more...
Egypt’s security forces awaken to jihadist threatThe killing of 16 Egyptian border guards in the Aug. 5 attack on an army outpost near Rafah in the northern Sinai by 35 militants – global...read more...

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