Canadian Institute for Jewish Research
L'institut Canadien de Recherches sur le Judaisme
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Frederick Krantz: NEVER AGAIN! AND NEVER HERE, IN NORTH AMERICA!

The Canadian Institute for Jewish Research condemns the vicious murders of eleven Jews in the Etz Chaim/Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and extends its profound sympathy to the families of the victims and wounded, including the courageous police who, risking their own live, rushed to defend the congregation and disarmed the assailant. Rising…

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Paul Merkley: A CHRISTIAN ZIONIST PERSPECTIVE ON THE NEW “NATION-STATE” LEGISLATION.

On July 19, the Knesset of Israel engrossed as part of “the Basic Law” of Israel language defining Israel as a “nation-state.” From Israel’s beginnings, friends of the State have been twisting themselves into semantic knots trying to explain to the world how Israel can be, now and forever, (in the words of Israel’s Declaration…

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Bradley Martin: Book Review: Baruch Cohen. No One Bears Witness for the Witness. A Memoir

As time goes on, the memory of the Holocaust seems to grow dimmer with every passing year. It would seem that with the numerous genocides that continue to this day, many people are reluctant to absorb the true meaning of the words: “never again.” Yet this book effectively encapsulates not only the horrors of the…

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Allan Levine: Jewish Life & Holiday Customs Are Both Joyful AND PORTABLE

        Most Jewish Life & Holiday Customs Are Both Joyful AND PORTABLE:   No doubt many traveling readers who've carried the Hanukkah/Chanukah Menorah & candles or oil while traveling during this well-known family centered Jewish holiday can relate memorable tales of others joining in with them, when engaging in honoring this practice…

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Frederick Krantz: AS CAMPUS BDS INANITIES CONTINUE HERE, SERIOUS EVENTS IN THE M.E. INDICATE RADICAL ISRAELI-U.S. REORIENTATION

    This Hanukkah issue of ISRAFAX confronts the sad descent of our university campuses into the vicious inanities of antisemitic and anti-Israel BDS campaigns. Sustained by “speech codes” and so-called “diversity” quotas. pro-Palestinian propaganda, in fact, violates core academic values like free speech, free thought, and individual rights.   Insofar as such well-funded campaigns…

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