Your Daily Spiel is The CJN’s daily roundup of trending stories in the Jewish world.
What’s it like to go on LGBTQ Birthright? A participant on Canada Israel Experience’s first LGBTQ Birthright Israel trip reflects on their apprehension prior to departure, and what it was like to be there.
Kosher meat gets even pricier: The good news is, it’s barbecue season; the bad, is that kosher beef prices are expected to jump by as much as 10 per cent this summer.
Dream of egalitarian space at Kotel dashed?: Non-Orthodox and feminist groups in Israel and abroad were outraged to learn that the Israeli government has suspended an agreement that would have created an egalitarian space to pray at the Western Wall.
State’s first openly gay, Jewish governor: Jewish tech millionaire Jared Polis could become the first openly gay governor of Colorado.
Dyke March deemed “anti-Zionist:” Organizers of the Chicago Dyke March asked women carrying rainbow flags with a Star of David at the centre to leave the march. A Dyke March collective member later told a local paper that the Dyke March was “anti-Zionist” and “pro-Palestinian.”