February 21, 2017 - 25 Shvat 5777

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Your daily spiel for Tuesday, Feb. 21

Today's spiel includes: Trump caves to pressure and condemns anti-Semitism, Toronto Jewish condo residents targeted with swastikas and slurs, and no good kosher food in prison.

People of the (comic) book: part 2

You can try to decode Jewish characteristics from legends like Spiderman and Superman, neither of them is Jewish. Still, the comic book world is hardly bereft of Jewish heroes.

Trump shouts down reporters who ask about anti-Semitism

President Donald Trump shouted down two reporters who asked him about rising anti-Semitism in America and said he "hates" being called an anti-Semite, although neither reporter called him one

News

Lawyer gets award for his work with people with HIV

Legal Aid Ontario will honour HIV/AIDS legal activist Ryan Peck with the Sidney B. Linden Award at a ceremony Feb. 23, in recognition of his commitment to helping low-income Ontarians in the pursuit of access to justice.
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The Undoing Project shows a friendship more intense than marriage

Author of The Big Short and Moneyball, Michael Lewis's The Undoing Project looks at intense friendship between Amos Tversky and Danny Kahneman.
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