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Erdogan bares his fangs to Turkish protestersThis week’s column is dedicated to Mordechai Ben-Dat, who is leaving The CJN after 19 years as editor.   *   * ...read more...
Knaidel: recipes for successIt may not be a famous Jewish food like challah, blintzes or latkes. Heck, it may not be even be the most famous Jewish food that starts with a...read more...
A communal town hall in print formThe Canadian Jewish News has announced that the paper will no longer be printed after June 20. It would be a sad day if this were to happen. This...read more...
A precious lifelineIn this, my next to last column, I wish to look back at one of the first columns I wrote in this space. I wrote about a conference that had been held...read more...
The UN can be fixed, and so can the far leftAll too often, especially in today’s Middle East, the realities become so absurd that they seem like punchlines in a Jon Stewart bit brought to...read more...
The surgeon’s knifeI always vowed I’d never go near plastic surgery. Botox, tummy tucks, breast enhancements – these have been, for me, a foreign land of...read more...
The end of a gig?The fate of The Canadian Jewish News, as I write this, has not been sealed, and it’s very possible I might be a writer soon without this...read more...
The right vehicle for holy workI am writing what may be my last column for The CJN. I actually don’t know yet if the paper will be saved at the last minute, and if it is,...read more...
Important stuff we sometimes forgetI’ve carefully followed reporting on the 2011 census with a sense of pride. Although I have concerns about the generalizability of the findings...read more...
A great man who taught us about humilityRav Yosef Chaim of Baghdad – better known as the Ben Ish Chai (1832-1909) – once told a story about one of the lay leaders of a certain...read more...

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