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Throughout history, religious minorities — particularly the Jewish community— have faced discrimination. Though it is often concealed in a subtle, not overtly racist fashion,...
On October 25, 2017, Statistics Canada released the 2016 results of the Immigration and Ethnic Origin question found on the long form. This information...
This has been – to put it mildly – an eventful few weeks for Jewish and pro-Israel campus advocacy in Canada. Last week began...
Ottawa marks 79 years since Kristallnacht & 70 years since arrival of Holocaust orphans Holocaust Education Month in November is more meaningful than ever...
Tomorrow is November 2, 2017. Tomorrow will be exactly 100 years since James Balfour, then Britain’s Foreign Secretary, penned a letter to Jewish community...
Noah was a righteous man in his generation; with God walked Noah. (Breishit 6:9) There has been much debate throughout the generations over whether...
Rabbi Jennifer Gorman
Published in the Canadian Jewish News There is much irony in the international community’s uniformly negative response to the Kurds’ yearning for independence. Now...
I’d cancelled my weekend plans in Tel Aviv and posted a dismal picture on Facebook featuring medicine and a medical thermometer – my latest...
Reprinted from Convivium. On Wednesday, September 27, I was privileged to attend the unveiling of Canada’s National Holocaust Monument. It was a journey begun...
Deuteronomy 29:3 – but the LORD hath not given you a heart to know, and eyes to see, and ears to hear, unto this...
Appeard in the Canadian Jewish News Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel’s Middle East analyst and, formerly, Arab affairs reporter for Ha’aretz, is not...
Reprinted from Times of Israel. The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) is a national student association that claims to represent – and work on behalf...
My friend’s daughter was born on September 11, 2001. As she grows, so does our distance from that day. But the memory of September...
It is beyond doubt that Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) is not just a pro-Palestinian-anti-Israel movement. It is at its core, antisemitic. In July...
Being blessed to have my mother still dispensing advice to me makes the whole Florida / Irma situation that much scarier. Florida is full...
By Annette Wildgoose and Mina Cohn The National Holocaust Monument’s inauguration on September 27th is an important occasion for Canada, for Ottawa, and for...
Reprinted from the Jewish Independent. While the three stated goals of the boycott, divestment and sanction (BDS) movement are an end to Israel’s “occupation” of...
Three days ago, we entered into the month of Elul. For some people, this is just another month in the calendar. For other people...
Appeared in Canadian Jewish News Iran’s aggressive designs in the Middle East have been well-covered by the media. These range from its support of...
Descendants of Holocaust survivors in Ottawa recently met to connect, share experiences and find new ways to pass on the lessons of the worst...