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Your daily spiel for Tuesday, June 6

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


CJN Reporter Paul Lungen wrote about an Israeli program called OneFamily and its Canadian affiliate OneFamily Fund Canada, which last week brought five young Israeli women who’ve lost family members to terrorism for a vacation in Toronto.

Texas-based poet Erika Jo Brown has a personal essay about the ways that identity and feelings of otherness play into the process of literary editing.

The Sears website in the U.S. is selling a line of t-shirts calling for a “Free Palestine.”

A haredi school in Brooklyn experienced something of a backlash after the school director sent a letter demanding a strict dress code for students’ mothers (but not for men), including the stipulation that nail polish “should be conservative/soft colours.”

Seven Jewish protesters were arrested in New York Sunday afternoon as over 100 activists from groups like Jewish Voice for Peace and IfNotNow disrupted the annual Celebrate Israel parade, which receives funding from the Israeli government.