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Another bomb threat made to the Vancouver Jewish Centre

Another bomb threat made to the Vancouver Jewish Centre

The Vancouver Jewish Community Centre received another bomb threat this morning – the second this week. Eldad Goldfarb with the centre says the call came in around 9am that their was an explosive device in the building and that people were going to get hurt. “We just acted on our well-resourced security and safety protocols […]

It’s Not Your Concern

It’s Not Your Concern

​By Rabbi Jack Abramowitz – The OU The big news this past week was that Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, asked a rabbi about attending the inaugural balls on Shabbos and received a heter (dispensation) to accept a ride in a car. (They were willing to walk but there are serious safety concerns involved. Remember […]

Archbishop of Canterbury visits Auschwitz

(JTA) The Archbishop of Canterbury has written a moving account of his recent visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau, saying the Nazi death camp “defies description”. Archbishop Justin Welby toured the site as part of an Anglican delegation last week, wearing snow boots in freezing conditions, with temperatures dipping to -14 degrees. Reflecting on the cold experienced by […]

Chris Cillizza: How Donald Trump won Wednesday (and the U.S. media lost)

Chris Cillizza: How Donald Trump won Wednesday (and the U.S. media lost)

By Chris Cillizza, Washington Post On Wednesday morning, President-elect Donald Trump might have had reason to be nervous — if, of course, he acknowledged that feeling existed. Claims of the Russian government possessing damaging information about his personal life were everywhere. His secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson was facing tough questions from Republicans on […]

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