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YOUR DAILY SPIEL FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 17

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Richard Spencer at the National Policy Institute. FLICKR

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


Canada

A CANADIAN CENTURY: On Aug.27, hundreds of people are expected to return to Camp Shalom to celebrate Canadian Young Judaea’s (CYJ) centenary.

Israel

Alt-Zionist?: One of the most notorious figures of the alt-Right movement, Richard Spencer, was interviewed on Israeli TV. Spencer defended anti-Semitic comments made at the Charlottesville demonstration and called himself a “white Zionist”.

Arts & Culture

Leaking Larry: The hotly anticipated ninth season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, fell victim to a serious hack this week when several episodes of the upcoming season were stolen from HBO and posted online.

Column of the Day

Check out Michael Twitty’s Op-Ed in Forward magazine regarding his take on Charlottesville. Twitty is an American Jew who is black and gay.

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Video of the Day

Curb your Expectatons: In anticipation of the upcoming season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, enjoy a refresher of the best scenes of the last season.

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Ari Blaff holds a master’s degree from the Munk School of Global Affairs.