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Sukkos at the TTC?

Looks like the Toronto Transit Commission’s built a sukkah at Finch station! It’s too bad they messed up the roof… Chag Sameach everyone!

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Something nice happened today…

And it gave me one of those warm and fuzzy feelings inside… I was going to shul for the evening prayer service to say the mourner’s kaddish. On some nights, there is a lady who sits outside the entrance with a cup and asks any who passes by for tzedaka – charity money. She’s probably […]

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Is 2009 the new 1933?

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wow. via gayandright. Is the holocaust’s historical existence going to just fade away?

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It just keeps coming. ROCKFORD (WREX) – Jewish community leaders try to interpret five graffiti images found outside doors of the Ohave Sholom Synagogue in Rockford. The Jewish Federation of Greater Rockford President, Sherry Dreyfuss, says she’s never seen this type of vandalism on the building. She says it sends a message of ignorance and […]

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So I yesterday I was at the Steacie Science Library at York University with my laptop at one of the public study desks. Just for the record I wear a yarmulka. I noticed a fellow who looked like a religious Jew take a seat a few spots down from me and we made eye contact […]

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…just most of them? Following the electoral victory of fundamentalist and far-right political parties in the recent elections held in Israel, Judaism and Israeli policies have on a global scale attracted a great deal of attention. Let me make some analyses that go beyond usual arguments on Israel and Judaism. One of the misperceptions and […]

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Ah yes, the classic “Jews control our wealth” tirade. This guy has serious mental issues, but he still managed to get on the city council. Probably safe to assume that there are other like-minded council and government members. I wish the Jews did control Ukraine – then they could lock this guy up and put […]

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France’s highest court has recognised the state’s “responsibility” for the deportation of Jews in World War II. The Council of State said the state had permitted or facilitated deportations that led to anti-Semitic persecution without being coerced by the occupiers. But the council also found reparations had since been made “as much as was possible, […]

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Irwin Cotler is going to try and wake up the world tomorrow: A new, virulent and even “lethal” anti-Semitism is sweeping the globe and putting the lives of both Jews and non-Jews at risk, a leading human rights lawyer will argue this week. At a confence in London of 100 parliamentarians from 40 countries, Irwin […]

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