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The conflict in Israel explained through a bag of oranges

My uncle Jack and my cousin Chuck toured Israel and the West Bank in the early nineties, shortly after the first Intifada ended. During a driving tour, they discovered they were badly ...
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To Starbucks and Second Cup: celebrate life with “Am Yisrael” Chai

Anyone who has been to a coffee shop in the past twenty years has seen the ubiquitous beverage called “Chai”. For the uninitiated, it is a spiced milk tea, pronounced as a single ...
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Take back control of your milk

Pierre Trudeau once said that there’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation. Neither should the state have a say in what goes in your fridge. But that’s precisely ...
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El Al Prices Sky-Rocket in wake of Foreign Carriers backing out

Is it pure exploitation or just extremely poor timing? Either way, it is the worst of bad optics. An article came out today in nrg.co.il ‘s business section (Hebrew) pointing out ...
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Promposals: Worth the hype?

The hallway is filled with balloons. There’s a crowd of people standing and watching. You think they’re looking at you, but you’re too afraid to make eye contact. You open your ...
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Peace Now is just a nice wish in Israel

We’d all love for there to be peace in Israel and the surrounding areas. We’d all love for each side to lay down their weapons and agree not to fight anymore. For the time being, ...
Canada's Liberal leader Justin Trudeau announced that Liberal Senators are now "independent" and not party affiliated.

Justin Trudeau’s contest asks: are you Aboriginal?

Since when should ethnicity, race or cultural background matter in a contest ballot? Well, bizarrely, it matters to Justin Trudeau and the Liberals. Justin Trudeau will host a barbeque ...
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Austerity didn’t lose. Hudak did.

The Ontario election was a week ago, and there is no shortage of armchair quarterbacks opining on what to do. So I figured I would add my voice into the already crowded mix. Going into ...
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Another side to public nursing debate?

This week, I read what was probably the thirtieth article about a woman who was shamed for public breastfeeding. In this case, she nursed during her college graduation. These articles ...
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E-DAY FEATURE Peace, order and good government: Ontarians want 3 out of 3

“If you want to gather honey, don’t kick over the bee hive.” –Dale Carnegie I congratulate the Tim Hudak Campaign on running an almost-flawless final two weeks of the campaign. Given ...
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