Your Daily Spiel is The CJN’s (almost) daily roundup of trending stories in the Jewish world.
Pros on pot: Check out our featured debate with a rabbi, a doctor and a criminal defence lawyer regarding the effects of marijuana legalization on the Jewish community.
Condemnation for DACA cancellation: The American Jewish Committee’s director called U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the program that grants protections to illegal immigrants who arrived in the United States as children, “devastating.” Other Jewish groups similarly weighed in with condemnations.
Justice for Matzoh Brawler: Three Florida teens have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of an Orthodox Jewish MMA fighter known as (that’s right) “The Matzoh Brawler.”
Prime minister’s discount? Argentina’s Jewish community will reportedly bankroll a sizeable chunk of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming trip to the country. This has sparked complaints from some local Jewish leaders, who’ve asked that David Sutton Dabbah, an Orthodox Jew who owns the hotel Netanyahu is scheduled to stay at, to lower the prime minister’s bill.
Seems a bit much: A Jewish woman in Michigan is suing a local Denny’s restaurant after discovering bacon in her veggie omelet.