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How did the Gray Academy absorb the huge financial hit it took this past year?

By BERNIE BELLAN

There were two big news stories this past week within the Jewish community: The decision not to pursue the merger of the Etz Chayim and Shaarey Zedek congregations; and the likely rescue of the Gwen Secter Centre from having to leave its current, longtime home on Main Street. 

Biased media coverage of Israel fosters growth of anti-Semitism, support for Moslem extremism

By MYRON LOVE
In an ideal world, the media’s reporting on newsworthy events would be evenhanded and neutral. But this is not an ideal world – and never has been – and, sad to say, the major western world media voices – media such as the New York Times, CNN, the BBC, the Guardian and others – display a clear bias against Israel – the world’s only Jewish state – a bias that has played a major role in fostering the growth of anti-Semitism in the West.