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Montreal Councillor Apologizes to Jewish Community, But Not Chabad

A Montreal city councillor who is vocally opposed to a building project that would see a Chabad Center replace a former church apologized to the Jewish community for inflammatory comments he made that many deemed to be anti-Semitic. However, he made a point of saying he was not apologizing to Chabad.

Brooklyn Residents Object to Mandatory Trees

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg may have had ambitious goals when he announced his intention to plant one million trees in New York City by the year 2017, but some Brooklyn residents are objecting to the forced beautification of their streets according to a local elected official.

Yeshivah Gedolah: A 50-Year Educational Powerhouse in Australia

Rabbi Mattis Kantor remembers when he left Australia in 1959 at the age of 15 to learn abroad. “There was no yeshivah in Australia, so I went to public school and learned Talmud in the afternoons, but that wasn’t enough,” says the rabbi and author, who has served congregations in Australia and New York. “I enrolled in the Telshe Yeshivah in Cleveland since they had a dormitory that could accommodate out-of-towners.