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English publicly funded faith-based schools are allowed to give admissions precedence to members of its own faith. But the English Court or Appeal just ruled that London’s Jews’ Free School admissions policy is discriminatory because they refused admission to a student whose mother converted through a non-Orthodox  Jewish rabbinate. Apparently, Jews who run a Jewish […]

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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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Just to add to blazingcatfur’s report, here’s a copy of the letter that was sent out to Hasbara at York: On Tuesday February 25th, Vice-President Tiffin issued four notices of suspension and fines to the following clubs for various recent academic disruptions in Vari Hall this year.  Each of these groups, like you, have been […]

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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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Veingrad is a former offensive lineman for the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys, where he blocked for Troy Aikman and Emmitt Smith on the way to a Super Bowl championship in 1992. Gridiron glory ended, and Veingard has begun his second life, this time as a bearded, kipah-wearing shomer Shabbos (Sabbath observant) Jew who davens (prays) three times a day.

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In the past weeks, we’ve seen the anti-semites come out in swarms all over Europe, South America and of course, the Middle East. How about the other world? We never hear anything about the Asian nations, maybe they’re different? They’ve lived a pretty independent existence, without coming into much contact with Jewish people or the […]

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This is a pretty unbelievable story about Muslim student intimidation in an Ottawa classroom: Because Miriam was quite aware of the pervasive anti-Semitism amongst her students, she did not reveal she was Jewish. However, after her absence from school on the Jewish High Holidays, she was subject on a daily basis to overt anti-Semitic comments […]

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A store in San Francisco has been recently caught selling sunflower seeds with the following packaging: The text on the left reads “Shalom from Israel,” and on the right is a slang phrase roughly translating as “spit them out everywhere”. Not to mention the picture of the scheming Jew. The product is manufactured in the […]

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