Hanukkah wishes from Canadian Leaders

Screen Shot 2011-12-24 at 6.39.24 PM Hanukkah wishes from Canadian Leaders

Below are statements from Canada’s Federal Leaders wishing everybody a Hanukkah Sameach (happy Hanukkah)! Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada to mark Chanukah Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark Chanukah: “More than two thousand years ago, a small group of Jewish believers overcame the odds and courageously defeated and […]

December 23, 2011
Screen Shot 2011-12-23 at 9.30.58 AM Canadian PM Harper uses Menorah lighting to reaffirm Canada’s support for Israel

CALGARY – Prime Minister Stephen Harper reaffirmed his government’s ongoing support for Israel at a Menorah lighting in his Calgary riding Thursday night. Harper and his wife Laureen were greeted by hundreds of cheering supporters at the Calgary Jewish Community Centre as part of the celebration of Hanukkah. “We unfortunately look around the world and […]

December 23, 2011
Screen Shot 2011-12-23 at 9.22.38 AM Israeli Company Launches Touchless Technology

I can remember my parents being overwhelmed by the idea of a touchscreen computer. Growing up in a generation of analog entertainment, the concept of utilizing their fingers to control various tech devices was equivalent to living in the futuristic world of The Jetsons. This technology is so easy to use that even someone as traditional […]

December 23, 2011
Screen Shot 2011-12-22 at 9.43.29 PM Christmas fervor hits Jerusalem: Municipality hands out free Christmas trees

Municipality hands out free Christmas trees in J’lem Old City; chaos breaks out as people grab for free trees. To celebrate the upcoming holiday, the municipality gave out free Christmas trees lastWednesday by the Jaffa gate of the old city. However,  the holiday’s spirit of giving quickly gave way to a chaotic dash by local residents to grab as many free trees […]

December 23, 2011