Worth Reading in the Toronto Star: “The Special Power of Jerusalem”

In the Toronto Star today, Rabbi Dow Marmur writes about the special power of Jerusalem: You don’t have to be crazy or affected by Messianic speculations to be deeply moved by the history of Jerusalem, its beauty and its seminal influence on Judaism, Christianity and Islam.” Read the commentary in full below or online here.

The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – March 28

The National Post reports that a Muslim relief group allegedly linked to #Hamas has launched a legal challenge in Federal Court in an attempt to be taken off the Canadian government’s list of “terrorist entities.”The International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy Canada has asked to be removed from the terrorist list and also […]

Christians Under Attack in Middle East, but Protected in Israel

With Bethlehem in the forefront of Christmas celebrations,  attention has been drawn on the plight of Christians in the Middle East. On Christmas Eve, for example, the Archbishop of Canterbury asserted that Christians are the most widely persecuted religious group in the world today. He singled out Egypt, Iraq and Syria. Appearing in yesterday’s Toronto […]