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BACKSTORY: No one, not even a biblical figure, is too big to failHas there ever been a people whose heroes are so deeply flawed? The first Jewish king, Saul, errs and is told by the prophet Samuel that his kingship...read more...
Q&A Rabbi Daniel Freedlander: WUPJ supports liberal JewsThis past September, Rabbi Daniel Freelander was appointed the new president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ), the international...read more...
Miss Lebanon accuses Miss Israel of photobombing a selfie at pageantMIAMI — Miss Lebanon Saly Greige, currently participating in the Miss Universe contest, accused Miss Israel of photobombing a selfie of them...read more...
Much work needed for French Jews to feel safeIn the aftermath of Amedy Coulibaly’s Jan. 9 attack on a kosher supermarket in Paris, the National Post’s editorial “City of ...read more...
The Bible through fresh eyesRecently I began a quest: to read all the books on our shelves. It’s a way to recall first encounters with the many volumes we own, and to see...read more...
Giving with the hand, heart and mindOver the last few weeks, three tzedakah moments have made me think about three tzedakah habits. The first moment took place in December, when our...read more...
Advocacy can be rewarding and challengingThis month I am excited to begin my tenure as chair of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), the advocacy agent of Canada’s Jewish...read more...
Coming of age in apartheid South AfricaApartheid was flourishing in my growing-up years. Jews were widely thought of as being opponents of this system of racial injustice, their liberal...read more...
Paris march 'for Charlie, not for the Jews'PARIS — As he marched through Paris with some 1.5 million people, Philippe Schmidt felt he was experiencing a “beautiful moment of unity...read more...
Free speech can be discomfortingLast Thursday, on Jan. 15, Jerry Reddick, a Haligonian hotdog vendor known as the “Dawgfather,” caused a stir when he issued a string of...read more...

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