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The Closeness of God:  Ki Tissa Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, Covenant & Conservation,  5776, 5783 The more I study the Torah, the more conscious I become of the immense mystery of Exodus 33. This is the chapter set in the middle of the Golden Calf narrative (between Exodus chapter 32 describing the sin and its consequences, and Exodus chapter 34 with God’s revelation to Moses of the Thirteen Attributes of Mercy, the second set of Tablets, and the renewal of the covenant. It is, I believe, this mystery that frames the shape of Jewish spirituality.


A Society That Justifies Child Euthanasia Must Question Whether It Truly Values LifeJohn Ivison, National Post, Feb. 16, 2023 Buried deep in the new report by a committee of MPs and senators on medical assistance in dying, Dr. Gordon Gubitz, a professor of medicine from Dalhousie University, is cited as saying the Canadian public may not be ready for minors to receive MAID in cases where death is not imminent. He recommended the government proceed “thoughtfully, cautiously and in a stepped approach.”

Canada Funded This Assisted Suicide ‘Activity Book’ For ChildrenTristin Hopper, National Post, Dec. 21, 2022 — Just as Ottawa publicly acknowledges that its assisted suicide regime might have gone too far, critics have highlighted the existence of a little-known medical assistance in dying children’s activity book that was funded by the Canadian government.


Canada’s Ministry of Death:  How the Euthanasia Lobby Conquered the Liberal Party:  Alexander Raskin, Jersey Dying Well Group, Feb. 2, 2023

The Truth Slips Out About Justin Trudeau’s Euthanasia Regime:  Jane Stannus, Spectator Australia, Feb. 14, 2023

MAID in Canada: What’s Behind the Euthanasia Scandal?:  Chris Selley, WSJ, Dec. 30, 2023

‘Disturbing’: Experts Troubled by Canada’s Euthanasia Laws:  Maria Cheng, AP, Aug. 11, 2022


FIRST READING: All This Assisted Suicide Has Been a Boon to Organ Donation:  Tristin Hopper, National Post, Jan. 18, 2023 — With more than 10,000 Canadians now dying from medically assisted death each year, a report out of The Netherlands has found that Canada is now the global epicentre of harvesting organs from patients who have undergone doctor-assisted suicide.

Canada’s Permissive Euthanasia Laws Spark Debate on the True Meaning Of Disability Gus Alexiou, Forbes, Jan. 10, 2023 — During the past few days, organizations representing people with disabilities in Canada have spoken out vociferously against the country’s ultra-liberal laws on assisted dying – identifying them as an existential threat to those they represent.

WATCH:  FUREY FACTOR: Euthanasia Expands Big Time in Canada Anthony Furey, Toronto Sun, May 24, 2022 — WATCH BELOW as the Sun’s political columnist Anthony Furey says the Liberal government has changed the rules for medical assisted dying and that Canadians need to start talking about the direction this issue is headed in.

No ‘Right to Obtain’: Dutch Court Upholds Ban on Assisted SuicideMike Corder, National Post, Dec. 14, 2022 — A Dutch court on Wednesday upheld the Netherlands’ ban on assisted suicide, a setback for activists who said the prohibition infringes on their right to determine when their lives end.

The Ever-Expanding Goalposts of Euthanasia In Canada: Mark D’Souza, National Post,  July 18, 2022 — In Death of a Salesman, Arthur Miller’s famous play, Willy Loman is mired in depression and financial insolvency. He deliberately wrecks his car and kills himself in the hopes that his life insurance policy will help his family.

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