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YOUR DAILY SPIEL FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

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Richard Spencer at the National Policy Institute. FLICKR

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


Canada

A CANADIAN CENTURY: On Aug.27, hundreds of people are expected to return to Camp Shalom to celebrate Canadian Young Judaea’s (CYJ) centenary.

Israel

Alt-Zionist?: One of the most notorious figures of the alt-Right movement, Richard Spencer, was interviewed on Israeli TV. Spencer defended anti-Semitic comments made at the Charlottesville demonstration and called himself a “white Zionist”.

Arts & Culture

Leaking Larry: The hotly anticipated ninth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, fell victim to a serious hack this week when several episodes of the upcoming season were stolen from HBO and posted online.

Column of the Day

Check out Michael Twitty’s Op-Ed in Forward magazine regarding his take on Charlottesville. Twitty is an American Jew who is black and gay.

READ: JEWS JOIN YAZIDIS IN MARKING THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF GENOCIDE

Video of the Day

Curb your Expectatons: In anticipation of the upcoming season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, enjoy a refresher of the best scenes of the last season.

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Ari is a Masters of Global Affairs student at the University of Toronto's Munk School. Previously, he received an MA in History from Western University. Ari also blogs for The Jerusalem Post and The Times of Israel. Recently, he began a working relationship with the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA), an Israeli-based think-tank.