Canada is not a referee in the game of geopolitics, said John Baird, Canada’s former foreign minister, it’s a player….Ilan Pilo, Israel, Jewish National Fund, JNF, John Baird, Negev Dinner
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This photo is among the images in The Face of the Ghetto: Pictures Taken by Jewish Photographers in the Litzmannstadt…Bronia Sonnenschein, Dan Sonnenschein, Lodz, Nina Krieger, Topography of Terror Foundation, Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre, VHEC, Yad Vashem
Rolling Stone magazine recently completely retracted a story purporting to delve into an incident of gang-rape on the campus of…BDS, CBC, Mahmoud Abbas, Neil Macdonald, Pope Francis, Stephen Blaney
I always enjoy seeing my kids bring home assignments from Hebrew school, and last week was no exception. On a…education, Israel, maps, Palestinians
Marat Dreyshner in action. (photos from Ella Dreyshner) I can tell it’s going to be delicious even before I’ve taken…baking, Dreyshner, iKosherbake
Aleph in the Tri-Cities Society donated more than 150 boxes of organic foodstuffs to the Jewish Food Bank last week….Israeli Canadian Culture Club, Tri-Cities, Yossi Dagan, Yossi Degen
The eight visiting Israel Defence Forces veterans at Stanley Park. (photo by David Schwartz) Eight Israel Defence Forces war veterans,…Beit Halochem, David Schwartz, Eitan Matmon, IDF, Israel Defence Forces, Philip Bregman, Temple Sholom
On April 26, Congregation Har El put the patriarch Abraham on trial for attempted murder, assault and unlawful confinement. (photo…Alastair Wade, Fred Shane, Judaism, Mary Ellen Boyd, Morley Lertzman, Shmuel Birnham, Warren Millman
Tim Uppal, minister of state for multiculturalism, at the Global Forum for Combating Antisemitism. (photo from cic.gc.ca) Canada’s position as…antisemitism, Holocaust, IHRA, Tim Uppal
In July 2014, ISIS destroyed the Tomb of Jonah, the biblical prophet revered in Judaism and Islam, which was in…archeology, ISIS, Islamic State, terrorism, Tina Greenfield
Silk Road Vegetarian: Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Recipes from the Mindful Cook by Dahlia Abraham-Klein (Tuttle Publishing Co., 2014)…Dahlia Abraham-Klein, recipes, Shavout, vegan
As a famous Jewish comedian used to kvetch, “I don’t get no respect.” I feel we treat Shavuos similarly. In…Book of Ruth, Judaism, Shavuot
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