Your daily spiel is The CJN’s roundup of Jewish stories trending around the world.
Levant leaves Ryerson (probably) in a huff: Student protestors at Ryerson tried to shout Ezra Levant off the stage earlier this week.
Jews in the budget: Vulnerable groups (that includes Jews) will get more security funding in the new federal budget.
Electoral map bad for urban minorities? West end Montreal politicians argue that the newly drawn electoral map is discriminatory to minorities.
Can Orthodoxy keep up with the times? Rabbi Dow Marmur wonders if the Orthodox’s ban on female rabbis will amount to denominational suicide.
Limmud FSU this weekend: Maria Konikov writes that Limmud FSU, happening this weekend, is fast becoming one of the most significant local Jewish gatherings in years.
Oy: The Israeli-American teenager arrested on suspicion of perpetrating more than 100 bomb threats against Jewish institutions (plus threats in Australia, Europe and New Zealand) in the States has been identified as 19-year-old Michael Kaydar.
A wee bit Jewish: Jessica Biel is a little bit Jewish. Eight per cent, to be precise.