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Shabbat Across America 2019 to ‘Turn an Ordinary Friday Night into Something Extraordinary’

On Friday night, March 1, 2019, hundreds of synagogues across North America will take part in a a celebration of the thing that unifies...

New Survey Finds Canadians Worrisomely Ignorant about the Holocaust

However, 82% of respondents believe all students should learn about the Holocaust in school, while 85% said it is important to keep teaching about the Holocaust so that it does not happen again.

Friedberg Foundation Cuts Off Rabbi Druckman’s Funding for Supporting Sex Abuser

In 2013, a judge sentenced Elon to community service, and Rabbi Druckman said the judge had made a mistake and should not have convicted Elon.

Hate Crimes in Canada Up 47% Targeting Jews, Muslims and Blacks

Hate crimes against the Jewish population increased for the second consecutive year, rising from 221 in 2016 to 360 in 2017.

Trudeau Apologizes for Canada’s Rejecting 907 Jews Fleeing Nazis – 250 Died

Trudeau told the Canadian parliament that Hitler "watched on as we refused their visas, ignored their letters and denied them entry."

Knesset Speaker to Canadian FM: Arab See Shared Industrial Areas as Terror Targets

Edelstein proudly told FM Freeland, a feminist activist, about the achievements of female candidates this year.

Netanyahu to Visiting Canadian FM: ‘This Is a Great Friendship’

"You have said that you will not establish international relations with Iran [...] and you have acted on it and we appreciate that."

Swastikas Painted in Edmonton, Canada

Police said it was believed the vandalism took place early last Thursday. The Hate Crimes Unit is working on the case.

Canada Postal Workers’ Union Aligns With Terror-Loving PA Postal Union

The PPSWU twice glorified Hamas terrorist Ahmad Nasr Jarrar on its official Facebook page, praising the killer as a “hero of my country.”

Possible Terror in Toronto: Shooter Visited ISIS Websites

The probe is looking at whether Hussain lived in Afghanistan, and also possibly in Pakistan.

Canada Shooter Identified, Police ‘Not Ruling Out’ Terror

Hussain was found dead of a gunshot wound a short distance from the carnage he created, after a shootout with police.

Israel and Canada Sign Upgraded Free Trade Agreement

The two ministers set a goal to double the volume of trade between their respective countries within the next five years.

Elbit’s Canadian Subsidiary to Showcase Towed Reelable Active Passive Sonar

This system will allow the Royal Canadian Navy to expand the capabilities of ships like the Kingston and Henry Dewolfe Class into an Anti-submarine role.
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9 Dead, 16 Injured in Suspected Vehicle Terror Attack in Toronto

A white van barreled into pedestrians over the course of nearly a mile. A law enforcement officer told the network the incident was believed to be “deliberate.”

Germany: ‘We Know Nothing’ of Israel’s Deal With UNHCR to Accept African Infiltrators

“With regard to this request that we accept refugees living in Israel, particularly from African countries, as part of a UN High Commissioner for Refugees program – we know nothing of this.”

Canada’s Opposition Leader Would Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

If Canada's Conservative party wins in 2019, Israel could win too.

Russia Warns Citizens Abroad the US Is ‘Hunting’ For Russians Worldwide

According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, more than 40 Russian citizens have been arrested in compliance with requests made by US officials, 10 of them in 2017.

Billionaire Jewish Philanthropist, Wife, in Double Suicide

Sherman has donated a record $50 million to the United Jewish Appeal. He built a major addition to the geriatric Baycrest center, as well as to other Toronto-area community centers and hospitals.

Historic ‘First’ as Canada Post Issues Hanukkah Stamp

Canada Post has indicated that if sales go well for this printing, production will be higher in coming years and new designs will be added.

Anti-Semitism Destroys Campaign for Jewish Student At McGill University

"Democratize SSMU was a campaign to remove all Jewish and anti-BDS students from SSMU’s leadership," the student wrote.

Israel Aerospace Industries Lands Canadian Contract for Maritime Patrol Radar

To date, more than 250 ELM-2022 Maritime Patrol Radars have been sold to customers worldwide in more than 25 countries. This is the eighth project done with Airbus Defense on maritime patrol radars.

Canada: George W. Bush Awarded Prize for Commitment to Israel and Jewish Nation

The prize acknowledges the winners’ efforts and contributions to reinforce Jerusalem’s status in the international arena as the undisputed capital of the Jewish nation.

IAI Wins Airbus SAR Radar Contract

IAI's ELM-2022 is an advanced multi-modal, all-weather surveillance radar system.

Equifax Reveals 2.5 Million More Affected by Breach, Totaling 145.5M

Interim Equifax CEO Barros says the nightmare is not yet over: “The company’s investigation ... is expected to be completed in the coming weeks."

McGill U. Students Vote Down BDS

The students' board found that BDS motions breach its equity policy, which prohibits discrimination against any student it represents, including on the basis of national origin.

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