80,000 Israelis take advantage of holiday and visit national parks on election day

The Nature and Parks Authority announced early on Tuesday afternoon, election day in Israel, that more than 80,000 people were visiting the country’s extensive network of national parks.
Canada

B’nai Brith Canada has been granted intervener status in a court case between the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and the York Federation of Students on one side, and the Government of Ontario on the other.
Arts & Entertainment

Heather Solomon speaks with artist Myrna Reis, whose solo exhibition, Women Matter: Homage to Older Women, is showing in the main gallery space of the Eleanor London Côte-St-Luc Public Library until Oct. 22.
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Entrevue avec l’écrivain franco-égyptien Robert Solé qui vient de publier un nouveau roman, « Les Méandres du Nil », qui nous plonge dans les tumultes de l’Égypte du début du XIXe siècle.
Canada

Baycrest has received a $1-million donation that will be used to help the elderly stay in their homes, if they wish. The gift is part of a $15-million donation from the Slaight Family Foundation’s Senior Initiative to 13 Toronto hospitals and four national organizations.
Arts & Entertainment

Matt Render speaks with Fang Sheng, the son of Ming Llang Sheng, who is one of the many Chinese orphans who received a musical education from Jewish Holocaust refugees. Here he details his search for one particular teacher, Ferdinand Adler.