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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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We Won’t Stop Dancing

It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon in Sarona Park in central Tel Aviv. Founded as an agricultural settlement by German Templars in the late 1800s, it has recently been transformed [...]

December 16, 2014
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Concordia president swiftly denounces pro-BDS vote

MONTREAL — Concordia University president Alan Shepard has denounced academic boycotts in principle in the wake of undergraduates at his school narrowly voting in favour of the boycott, divestment and [...]

December 12, 2014
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