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A paralyzed man in Thornhill, Ont. who for has been an active member of the Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto Congregation (BAYT) for decades, was recently celebrated with a Torah dedication and procession.
Hard to say what’s going on with Netanyahu’s son, who has been praised by the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer for posting an anti-Semitic meme on Facebook. Last month, after writing that the the anti-fascist Antifa movement and the Black Lives Matter movement are more dangerous than neo-Nazis, Yair Netanyahu was lauded via tweet by former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard David Duke. He has since taken it down.
— Noga Tarnopolsky (@NTarnopolsky) September 9, 2017
A German court has dropped its case against a 96-year-old former Auschwitz medic due to the latter having dementia. According to JTA, this could have been the last high-profile Nazi trial.
Polish-German documentary The Prince and the Dybbuk, about Moshe Waks, a poor Jewish blacksmith from what’s now Ukraine who went on to become a successful Hollywood producer and director, has won best documentary at the Venice Film Festival.