August 19, 2018 - 8 Elul 5778


Rabbi brings spiritual healing to Jewish inmates

Rabbi Michael Csillag, the founder of Jewish Services of Canada, visits Jewish inmates in Ontario prisons every week. For him, a Jew who’s in jail is still a Jew.

Your Daily Spiel for August 17

The U.S. Consulate in Haifa will close in September; this Sunday, Filipino church congregants will honour Israel in Earl Bales Park; and the Israeli dark comedy, Stockholm will premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival.

What’s so wrong about J Street’s opposition to the nation-state law?

Richard S. Levy takes issue with Barbara Kay's criticism of J Street.


Liberal MP pressured to rescind federal award given to alleged anti-Semite

A petition calling on a member of Parliament to rescind an honour she bestowed on an activist who led a rally that was “laden with hate-filled and anti-Semitic slogans” has garnered nearly 2,000 signatures to date.


Living Jewish


Jewish tennis players shine at the Rogers Cup

Both 19-year-old Jewish tennis players Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., and Diego Schwartzman of Argentina shined at the 2018 Rogers Cup tournament, by finishing in the third round.

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