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Ashkenazi Jewish women invited to free BRCA1/2 screening Thursday at Women’s College Hospital

Ashkenazi Jewish women invited to free BRCA1/2 screening Thursday at Women’s College Hospital

If you are a Jewish woman of Ashkenazic (European or Eastern-European) descent between 20-70 years of age, you are invited to a free event: genetic screening for...

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Terror attack in Ottawa leaves Canadian Jews reeling

Terror attack in Ottawa leaves Canadian Jews reeling

Something in the fabric of Canadian consciousness was torn last Wednesday, with many people hearing the phrase “this changes everything” running through their...

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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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Shabbat Project concludes with rocking Havdalah concert

Shabbat Project concludes with rocking Havdalah concert

The Toronto Shabbat Project, part of the worldwide Shabbat Project encompassing 461 cities, began and ended reflecting the traditions of any weekly Shabbat. Incredibly,...

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The cards had yet to be dealt and Ronnie Appleby was already bluffing

The cards had yet to be dealt and Ronnie Appleby was already bluffing

“Clubbish is a fundamentally Jewish game,” he said. “The rabbis in the Talmud made it a requirement that you have to teach your children a profession, you...

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