June 23, 2018 - 10 Tammuz 5778

Books & Authors

Ehud Barak: Regional diplomacy key to Gaza situation

CJN Reporters Hannah Alberga and Ron Csillag ask Ehud Barak some hard-hitting questions about Israel and Gaza.

Arts & Entertainment

Filmmaker bares her soul in debut feature

Jordan Adler interviews Canadian filmmaker Rebecca Addelman about her very personal feature directorial debut, Paper Year.

Your Daily Spiel for June 20

The U.S. leaves the U.N. Human Rights Council, a Norwegian rapper curses the Jews and more in our Daily Spiel.

‘Zohan’ was Adam Sandler’s liberal manifesto

Stephen Silver looks back at the lasting message within the Adam Sandler film, You Don't Mess With the Zohan.

Your Daily Spiel For June 19

U.S. President Donald Trump signs a secret letter, Israeli produces the new Beyonce and Jay-Z music video, former Israeli energy and infrastructure minister accused of spying on Israel for Iran.


Dead Sea Scrolls travelling exhibit lands in Denver

Sandy Bornstein provides a detailed description of the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit in Denver.

Blending Caribbean sun and Jewish history in Curacao

On this Caribbean island you can find a small Jewish community of 350 that dates back almost 400 years.


How geopolitics keeps Israel out of World Cup contention

Charles Dunst of the JTA examines the political and geographic decisions that have kept Israel from playing in the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament.

Your Daily Spiel for June 13

Five Jewish baseball players hit home runs on Friday, Jared Kushner will visit the Middle East next week, and more in our Daily Spiel!

Why it’s a big deal that the Argentina game was cancelled

This cancellation cuts deep, says JTA's Ben Sales. Israelis feel stung when foreigners cancel appearances because of the conflict.

When Politics Strikes The ‘Beautiful Game’

Why Argentina chose not to participate in a friendly match in Israel

Jewish former hockey pros teach skills to the next generation

Getting budding Auston Matthewses or Patrik Laines prepared for the season is pretty much a year-round proposition and many former players turn to running hockey schools when their playing days are over. Two of the most popular in Toronto are associated with Jews who were once, in their primes, elite hockey players.

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