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Your daily spiel for Friday, June 9


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

Amazon and ebay keep selling “Free Palestine” line: While Sears and Walmart pledged to remove the “Free Palestine” apparel being sold on their websites, online retailers Amazon.ca and ebay apparently continue to sell the clothing line.

Real talk from rabbis on synagogues: Rabbi Yael Splansky and Rabbi Mark Fishman – talk what congregants today want out of their synagogue experience and how shuls are keeping up with their needs.

Jewish motorcyclists do exist: It sounds all kinds of oxymoronic, but the Jewish Motorcyclists Alliance is a thing, and today they participate in a “Ride to Remember” to raise funds for Rhode Island’s Sandra Bornstein Holocaust Education Center.

Jewish-Israeli support for gay marriage at all-time high: A new poll finds that 79 per cent of Israelis Jews support allowing same-sex marriage or civil unions for gay couples, up from 76 per cent last year and 53 per cent in 2009.

Jewish food not always bad for you: Convinced Ashkenazi food is too fatty? This roundup says otherwise.