January 16, 2018 - 29 Tevet 5778

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A daily roundup of trending stories in the Jewish and mainstream world.

Israeli consulate will remain open, despite rumours

The Israeli consulate in Montreal is not going to close, despite reports that the foreign ministry has been looking at scaling back its operations in Canada.

Celebrating inclusion through art and culture

As the founders of the Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM) campaign in the United States are celebrating its 10th anniversary, organizers in Toronto are gearing up for their third year of programming

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French Jews protest release of Canadian accused in synagogue bombing

Hassan Diab, a Lebanese-Canadian academic, was accused in the 1980 bombing of the synagogue in Paris which killed four people

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Living Jewish

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Memoir part travelogue, part retelling of the Odyssey

A classic of world literature, Homer’s The Odyssey was written about 25 centuries ago, allegedly by one man, although many scholars believe the epic poem was assembled, revised and polished by generations of Greek bards hidden behind the mask of singular authorship.

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