The Capitulationist

The Obama administration refuses to negotiate openly, lest the extent of its diplomatic surrender to Iran be prematurely and fatally exposed. By BRET STEPHENS For a sense of the magnitude [...]

March 31, 2015
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First all-Canadian Haggadah arrives in time for Passover

Why is this night different from all others, eh? Okay, that’s not really an excerpt from the new all-Canadian Haggadah hitting store shelves in time for Passover this year, but [...]

March 9, 2015
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A hearty endorsement of Israeli health care

“So you’re making trouble?” joked Dr. C, my cardiologist, a little sparkle in his piercing blue eyes. He made time to see me at the end of his work day [...]

February 27, 2015
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Mideast reporting can be unreliable, veteran journalist says

TORONTO — Mark Lavie spent 40 years as a journalist in the Middle East, including two years living in Egypt, and he suggests consumers of the media should be cautious [...]

February 5, 2015
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Israeli, Canadian ministers fund ‘Grand Challenges’

Economic ties between Canada and Israel continue to grow, with the announcement over the weekend that Grand Challenges Israel (GCI), which is modelled on Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), will fund [...]

January 21, 2015
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Community gathers to recall French terror victims

TORONTO — In France, guards armed with sub-machine guns patrol outside Jewish schools and other community institutions – a reflection of the danger French Jews face in the home of [...]

January 18, 2015
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The Empty Pickle Jar: A Lesson on Life

My New year resolution: “To live a full life, my life does not have to be full. I am a human being , not just a human doing.” Check out [...]

January 9, 2015
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McMaster to partner with top Israeli universities

McMaster is joining its U15 counterparts on a week-long trip to Israel to expand and explore research and academic cooperation with some of Israel’s top research universities. Peter Mascher, McMaster’s [...]

December 22, 2014
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Iran presents an acute case requiring our full attention

While Canada alone cannot bring Iran into compliance with its international obligations or compel the regime to negotiate in good faith, we can continue to lead by example and encourage [...]

December 18, 2014
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Academics debate jewish nation-state bill

About 300 listeners tuned in Dec. 10 to hear academics Yoram Hazony and Mira Sucharov square off in an impassioned debate about Israel’s proposed Jewish nation-state law. The webinar was [...]

December 16, 2014
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