JBuzz Musings October 23, 2013: Montreal Jewish population remains steady, will Values Charter spark exodus?

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Montreal Jewish population remains steady, will Values Charter spark exodus?

By Bonnie K. Goodman

After analyzing the data of the 2011 Canadian census, entitled by the Canadian government “the National Household Survey,” Montreal’s Federation CJA has determined that that unlike previous speculation the city’s Jewish population remains above…READ MORE
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JBuzz Musings October 23, 2013: American Jewish views of Israel, its government becoming more liberal, critical

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American Jewish views of Israel, its government becoming more liberal, critical

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Two surveys recently released in early October 2013 looked at the views of American Jews on Israel; one poll looked at the average Jewish Americans position, and the other looks at the position American rabbis take towards Israel. The first…

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JBuzz Musings October 23, 2013: High Intermarriage numbers reveals troubling future for Judaism in the US

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High Intermarriage numbers reveals troubling future for Judaism in the US

By Bonnie K. Goodman

Earlier this month, on Oct. 1, 2013 the Pew Research Center released their new poll entitled “A Portrait of Jewish Americans” showing a growing a trend of American Jews identifying only culturally as Jews, but not religiously. What…READ MORE

JBuzz Musings October 14, 2013: Pope Francis to visit Israel in March 2014

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Pope Francis to visit Israel in March 2014

By Bonnie K. Goodman

With a lingering invitation from Israeli President Shimon Peres from April and other Israeli officials, Pope Francis is now set to make his first visit as Pope to Israel in March 2014. Israel’s Channel 2 news reported on…READ MORE