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Canada 150: A short story of Canadian-Israeli friendship - The Jerusalem Post

Canada will officially celebrate its 150th anniversary on Saturday, marking 150 years since the confederation of Canada in 1867. For the last 69 years, Canada has proved itself to be a close friend and ally of Israel. Today, Canada is home to 385,000 ...and more »

Deal reached to temporarily resolve conversion crisis - The Jerusalem Post

Following a week of severe tensions between the government and the Diaspora Jewish leadership, a deal has been reached to temporarily resolve the crisis over controversial legislation on conversion. The deal was announced Friday after intense ...and more »

Netanyahu to AIPAC: It was either Kotel or my government - The Jerusalem Post

Officials who have talked with Netanyahu about the issue in recent days say he is aware of the gravity of the decisions and the strain they have caused with American Jewry. By Herb Keinon. June 30, 2017 00:46. 3 minute read. > 'Israel can't afford ...and more »

The Jewish Millennial Project - San Diego Jewish Journal

There is plenty of conversation around the term “Jewish millennials” and what they want out of their jobs, their lifestyles, their philanthropy, their spirituality. A big focus of “the establishment” (older generations that hold positions of power in ...and more »

Bennett to 'Post': Diaspora cannot give up on Israel - The Jerusalem Post

Mistakes have been made, but we cannot give up on one another. For Israel, American Jews are not just another community of our people, but are a strategic pillar for the State of Israel. By Naftali Bennett. June 30, 2017 06:36. 2 minute read. > 'Israel ...and more »

AIPAC leaders to meet Netanyahu Thursday over Kotel crisis - The Jerusalem Post

Lobby representatives want the prime minister to renege on recent government decisions regarding conversion and prayer space at the Western Wall, warn of a Diaspora-Israel rift. By Herb Keinon, Michael Wilner. June 29, 2017 08:02. 3 minute read. >.and more »

I'm Glad the Dyke March Banned Jewish Stars - New York Times

This weekend, at a lesbian march in Chicago, three women carrying Jewish pride flags — rainbow flags embossed with a Star of David — were kicked out of the celebration on the grounds that their flags were a “trigger.” An organizer of the Dyke March ...and more »

Israel's Kotel decision is just plain wrong -

It's not the first rift between North American Jewry and the Israeli government. But the decision last weekend by the Israeli Cabinet to suspend the “Kotel deal,” a 2016 agreement to expand egalitarian prayer space at the Western Wall, was an ...and more »

LGBT Jews say it's increasingly difficult to be pro-Israel, queer - The Jerusalem Post

Being pro-Israel at LGBT events has become difficult, LGBT Jewish leaders say, and at times the opposition to Israel has spilled over into making Jews feel uncomfortable about displaying their identity. By BEN SALES/JTA. June 28, 2017 12:28 ...and more »

What is Rivlin's take on Western Wall dispute? - The Jerusalem Post

Members of the president's spokespersons' team began telephoning media outlets to say that the president was releasing a statement. By Greer Fay Cashman. June 29, 2017 17:03. 1 minute read. > Netanyahu mum on Western Wall · >. US Congressmen ...and more »