December 5, 2019 - 7 Kislev 5780


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The Birth of the Maccabiah Games: A Hanukkah Podcast

As Hanukkah approaches, gather 'round the stereo system as Gabe tells the story of the great miracle that was the birth of the Maccabiah Games.

Israeli army inflated numbers of haredi Orthodox recruits

The numbers of haredi Orthodox soldiers joining the Israeli army is lower than the numbers reported by the military.

School project gets Yad Vashem’s attention

A high school student’s history project has led to his great-grandparents being honoured by Yad Vashem, Israel’s Holocaust memorial, for saving Jewish children during the Second World War.


McGill student union upholds board member’s right to take Israel trip

A Jewish McGill University student who had been told that she should resign her posts with the student union because she accepted to go on a free trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories under Hillel Montreal’s auspices will not face any sanctions from the Students’ Society of McGill University.


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Jewish footprints in Basque Country

Ron Csillag explores the Jewish history of the Basque region, which straddles northern Spain and southern France.

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