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Your daily spiel for Wednesday, April 26

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Your Daily Spiel is The CJN’s daily roundup of trending stories in the Jewish world.


Hot Jewish films at Hot Docs: No plans this weekend? Lots of plans? Cancel them, and get thee to the Hot Docs festival. We’ve got your Jewish content and Israeli film recommendations here.

Ask The Rabbi: The rabbi The CJN‘s new Ask the Rabbi love/relationships column has launched (both in print and online), and you should probably check out its first instalment here.

 

Hearing on delivering racist rag: Yesterday in Toronto, a board of review hearing began to address a federal order prohibiting Canada Post from delivering the racist, pro-Nazi, Holocaust-denying publication Your Ward News. 

Trump hates anti-Semitism (yesterday): President Trump said a bunch of things about being committed to confronting anti-Semitism and supporting Israel at yesterday’s annual Holocaust remembrance ceremony at the Capitol.

Highest educated are less observant: American Jews with the most education are also the least religious, finds a Pew Research Center study on religiosity and education in the United States.

Trump to visit Israel: President Trump says he’ll visit Israel at the end of May, on the heels of a  meeting scheduled with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3 in Washington.

Critics not sold on Sarsour: Some Jewish leaders are taking issue with a decision by City University of New York’s School of Public Health to have Muslim-American political activist Linda Sarsour deliver the commencement speech in June.