December 11, 2019 - 13 Kislev 5780


Azrieli Foundation gives US$18 million to Yeshiva University

The Azrieli Foundation, a Canadian non-profit, has donated US$18 million to Yeshiva University in New York.

Israeli skeleton athlete sets up shop in Calgary

Benjamin Steiner speaks with skeleton athlete Georgina Cohen, who wants to represent Israel at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Natan Sharansky

Natan Sharansky named 2020 Genesis Prize recipient

The Genesis Prize Foundation has announced that Natan Sharansky, a prolific leader in the Soviet Jewry emigration movement and former Israeli politician, will be awarded the 2020 Genesis Prize.


Justin Trudeau defends anti-Israel UN vote

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said that a recent shift in Canada’s traditional support for Israel at the United Nations does not signal a change in this country’s Middle East policy.


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Julian Edelman wears custom cleats to support baseball in Israel

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman debuted custom cleats on Sunday featuring a Star of David and the logo of the Israel Baseball Association as part of the NFL’s fourth My Cause, My Cleats’ campaign. They will be auctioned off to raise money for his cause.

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