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TORONTO — A sea of several thousand bodies, young and old, coursed up a dusky Bathurst Street the evening of Aug. 20, many carrying glowsticks, wearing blue and white or waving Israeli and Canadian flags in proud defiance of what much of...
They were once dismissed as little more than violent street hooligans looking for trouble, often finding it. Confrontational in style and openly reverential of the late extremist Rabbi Meir Kahane, who advocated the forced transfer of Arabs from...
In 2012, Klezmer violinist Alicia Svigals got the chance to compose a score for The Yellow Ticket, a 1918 silent film about a Jewish woman in czarist Russia. Svigals says she says she did not realize the job would develop a life of its own. The...
The UJA Jewish Federation of Greater Toronto has tapped its internal talent pool in naming Morris Zbar its new president and CEO. Zbar, 66, assumes the position on Sept. 1 when he takes over from outgoing president and CEO Ted Sokolsky, who is...
Despite a sporadic training schedule at home, and with only a couple of weeks in Nova Scotia waters, two teams of Israeli sailors entered the World Disabled Sailing Championships in Halifax with great optimism. “We’re here to win,...
The Hamilton Spectator has come under fire for publishing an article by a leader of the fringe anti-Zionist haredi group Neturei Karta that calls for the dismantling of the State of Israel and blames Zionism for stoking anti-Semitism worldwide....


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