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Israel’s ‘Macho’ Move

The Israeli approval Tuesday of another 1,600 new housing units in east Jerusalem — coming just hours after Vice President Joe Biden announced in Jerusalem the launching of new Israeli-Palestinian peace talks — stunned the White House but should not have been surprising, according to Mid…

Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company premieres powerful new play

Hillel of Greater Toronto, UJA’s student organization, is co-sponsoring the Toronto premiere of a powerful new play that explores the affect on a friendship as two old friends grapple with Middle East politics. Produced by the critically acclaimed Harold Green Jewish Theatre Company, TALK …

Creating employment opportunities for Israel’s haredim

Joseph and Wolf Lebovic team up with JDC to benefit ultra-Orthodox

By Daniel Horowitz--Men raised in the haredi educational system do so from their childhood with a full-time focus on learning the Talmud and halacha, Jewish law.  From an early age, school hours are lengthened to enable this …

Ontario Legislature condemns Israeli Apartheid Week

Progressive Conservative Resolution receives all party support at Queen’s Park

(Queen’s Park) – On Thursday, February 25, Thornhill Progressive Conservative (PC) MPP, Peter Shurman, brought his resolution to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario calling on the Ontario Legislature to conde…

Israeli ambassador warns against Israel deligitimization

Israel’s ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, believes global Jewish unity is an essential weapon against those who question’s Israel legitimacy as an independent nation.

Speaking to the Jewish Council for Public Affairs plenum in Dallas, Oren warned of serious consequences if J…