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Why is kosher meat more expensive than non-kosher meat?

Why is kosher meat more expensive than non-kosher meat?

Richard Rabkin I just returned from a convention of the Association of Kashrut Organizations (AKO) where the different kosher agencies get together to learn, exchange...

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Master and Commander: quality leadership for the ages

Master and Commander: quality leadership for the ages

Being a synagogue rabbi and a school principal for many years, I have been fascinated by stories of leadership. I am a big fan of John Maxwell, a leadership guru,...

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On being radicalized

On being radicalized

Sadly, it seems much of the news is now filled with stories of what has been termed ‘radicalization’ – an acceptance by otherwise apparently moderate individuals...

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Small experiences with big media

Small experiences with big media

    When one publishes about subjects such as Israel and Europe or anti-Semitism, one is regularly contacted by journalists. It sometimes leads to bizarre...

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Why do Liberals want to revive Charter debate?

Why do Liberals want to revive Charter debate?

    Does Quebec truly need to renew the debate on religious accommodation? Premier Philippe Couillard and the Liberal Party are back in office with a comfortable...

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