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YOUR DAILY SPIEL FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2

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


Canada

Rabbi Reboot: After being closed for six months, the Annex Shul is up and running. The downtown Toronto minyan hired Aaron Rotenberg to fill the vacant spot of congregation leader.

Israel

Terrorism, Again: A Palestinian stabbed a supermarket employee in Yavneh, a city in central Israel.

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Israel

Rumble in the Jungle: Jordanian lawmaker Yehiya al-Saud almost had a formal fistfight with Israeli MK Oren Hazan on the Allenby Bridge border crossing, but the,  er, dual was called off by Israel’s prime minister. Hazan tweeted a picture of himself getting his hair cut in preparation for the scuffle.

Arts & Culture

Chassidic Hollywood: A new movie entirely in Yiddish follows the life of a widowed Orthodox Jew from Brooklyn and is said to give a look into the rarefied world of chassidic Brooklyn.

Column of the Day

House of the Rising Sun: An article in Foreign Affairs looks at the warming Israel-Japan relationship. The countries have been at odds with one another since Japan de facto abided by the Arab boycott of Israel following the Yom Kippur War.

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