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A four-year-old boy was killed after scores of rockets were fired at Israel Friday. Three people were injured when another rocket struck at an Ashdod synagogue.  The Time of Israel identified the boy as Daniel Tragerman. Two men in their 20s...
Exchanges of Hamas rockets and Israeli air-strikes continued as the United States and European Union pushed for a United Nations Security Council resolution to end the fighting. Hamas and Israel renewed fire after Hamas rocket volleys broke a...
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...


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