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The Cost of Being Jewish

This article appeared in the latest issue of La Voie Sepharad and JMag: The Cost of Being Jewish By Howie Silbiger At the beginning of July, Newsweek Magazine, a weekly American news publication, ran a […]

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Freedom of Speech

I have been hosting radio for approximately 11 years, before that for 7 or 8 years I worked as a print journalist and commentary writer. I’ve worked for commercial stations and am currently at 1650 […]

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Rallies and Gatherings

Yesterday, thirty Palestinian supporters stormed the Israeli Consulate in downtown Montreal demanding the end to the Israeli war against Hamas. They were loud, rambunctious and defiant. The police were forced to physically remove them from […]

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Would we know a Maccabi?

Chanukah, the festival of lights. The celebration of the Jewish victory over the Hellenists and the ultimate survival of the Jewish people. Today we marvel at the thought of a Jewish ruffian, standing up to […]