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McGill students block anti-Israel motion

McGill students block anti-Israel motion

By a vote of 402-337, McGill University students in Montreal quashed a motion that would have resulted in the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU) condemning...

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JDL sees upswing in interest, calls for security services

JDL sees upswing in interest, calls for security services

Following last Wednesday’s terror attack in Ottawa, Meir Weinstein, National Director of the Jewish Defence League (JDL) of Canada said he fears we will be seeing...

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Caught in a Kafkaesque process

Caught in a Kafkaesque process

Doron Ben-Atar I was stunned. My wife, kids and friends have been warning me for years that, in these prudish times, my outrageous sense of humour and intellectual...

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Israeli teens nab top prizes in international physics competition

Israeli teens nab top prizes in international physics competition

(JNS.org) – Eight Israeli high school students from the Ilan Ramon Youth Physics Centre at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev have earned the top prizes in the...

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Willful blindness to anti-Semitism

Willful blindness to anti-Semitism

As yet more evidence that academics are regularly able to engage in what George Orwell sardonically referred to as “doublethink” (the power of holding two contradictory...

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