Thursday, January 29, 2015 Shevat 9, 5775

Omission in Story Was a Grave, Painful Mistake The March 3 cover story, "The Flavor of the Place," had an important message, but an upsetting affect on many people. It spoke of how much the Old York Road corridor has to offer Jewish families, yet neglected to mention a key organization discussed by two of the parents. For example, the...
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We all know by now that Facebook can fuel revolutions. Look at nearly every country in the Middle East and Northern Africa engulfed in uprisings against longtime dictatorial regimes. In every instance, it was the power of social media that helped enable disparate sectors of society to come out in the streets to protest. So perhaps it shouldn't be a...
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Maybe it was envy that the world's attention was shifted to other Arab hot spots. Or maybe it was precisely because of these distractions that Hamas figured now would be a good time to resume its attacks on Israel. Maybe, the group thought, no one would notice. But Israel can't afford not to notice. And now, as a result of...
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Glad Community's Taken Action on Special Needs It was such a satisfying experience for me to read Deborah Hirsch's article, "They Want to Be 'B'Side' Those Who Need Help" (City & Suburb, March 17), concerning the much-needed and long-awaited services Jewish Family and Children's Service is now providing to persons with developmental disabilities. More than 45 years ago, after developing...
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By:
Roberta E. Dzubow
March has become a month when Israel's enemies are most visible, especially in academia and in the political arena. It is a period that includes two weeks of lie-filled, anti-Israel events on university campuses throughout the United States, Canada and the world. Named "Israeli Apartheid Week," this offensive against Israel culminates on March 30 with a planned international boycott of...
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