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Jacob (Jake) Sivak, elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada in 2002, is a retired professor in the School of Optometry, University of Waterloo, where he continues his research interests as a Distinguished Professor Emeritus. He has a lifelong interest in the history of the Jewish people.

ARTICLES BY: Jacob Sivak


April 18, 2019 12:52 pm
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The Founding Fathers of Israel’s Scientific Legacy

While technically a failure, the crash landing of an Israeli space probe on the moon’s surface was successful in many respects. It was also the...

July 2, 2018 1:56 pm
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Why Have Jewish Refugees From the Arab World Been Forgotten?

I recently watched a television reporter interviewing participants in an Al-Quds Day rally held in Toronto on June 9, 2018. (This is an Iranian-initiated event to...

June 3, 2018 8:57 am
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The Shameful Record of the Church and the Holocaust in Canada

I'm sure that I was not the only one who watched the white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia last summer -- including the chanted slogan “Jews will not...

World

A ‘Lebanese Hero’: Iranian Outlet Praises Assailant Behind Atte...

Hours after the assassination attempt on Friday upon the celebrated Anglo-Indian novelist Salman Rushdie, pro-Iranian and pro-Hezbollah social media feeds...

Israel

US Lawmakers Urge UN Commission of Inquiry on Israel to be Dissolved

i24 News – A group of bipartisan US lawmakers called for the United Nations to discontinue the Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza over what...

Middle East

Hezbollah Official Says Group Does Not Know Anything about Attack on Rushdi...

An official from Iran-backed Lebanese armed group Hezbollah said on Saturday the group had no additional information on the stabbing...

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