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Your daily spiel for Monday, October 2

Mark Zuckerberg. (WIKI COMMONS photo)

Your Daily Spiel is The CJN’s (almost) daily roundup of trending stories in the Jewish world.

No permit, but some clashes: The City of Peterborough, Ont., denied a permit for a white nationalist rally slated to take take place on Saturday. A crowd assembled at the park where the rally was scheduled to occur, and clashes, one between anti-racism protesters and a man in a Nazi T-shirt, and another between anti-racism protesters and police, led to two arrests.

Netanyahu no-show: Bibi said he’s sorry not a single member of the Israeli government attended Sunday’s annual memorial for soldiers killed during the Yom Kippur War.

Repentance writ large: If you thought the CEOs of major companies don’t atone for their sins, you’ve got another thing coming. In a post-Yom Kippur message on his personal Facebook page, Mark Zuckerberg apologized to any he’s wronged personally, as well as for, “the ways my work was used to divide people rather than bring us together.”

Modern Orthodox Jews mix it up: Modern Orthodox Jews in the United States are probably more diverse in their views, and values, than you thought. A new study of the group revealed splits on issues like who wrote the Torah and Israeli settlements. Plus, they’re pretty evenly split when it comes to Republicans vs. Democrats.


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