Category: Anti Islam bigotry
December 13, 2017: Bahram Ghasemi, Iran's foreign ministry spokesperson, announced that Canada and Iran will hold an "expert level" meeting to discuss the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Harper's ConservativesRead More..
A new national study by the Angus Reid Institute revealed that Canadians are deeply divided on the role of religion in public life. Of the seven religious groups polled, the results showed that even though specific religions are viewed differentlyRead More..
On December 12, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement marking the first day of Hanukkah: "At sunset today, Jewish communities in Canada and around the world will welcome the beginning of Hanukkah – one of the oldest tRead More..
A double standard is a rule or standard of behaviour applied unfairly to two or more people, placing someone at a disadvantage. Since the jihadist terrorist assault on Paris, the most glaring double standard has come into view. It seems that whileRead More..
To the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau: "How is this night different from all other nights?" Such is the question we Jews ritually ask the youngest child at the Passover table. Commemorating the Israelites' exodus from Egypt, the question carriesRead More..
On Tuesday April 19, 2016, I was a witness on behalf of the Mosaic Institute to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration hearings regarding Bill C-6 "Bill C-6: An Act to Amend the Citizenship Act." This is an edited version of my remarksRead More..
The canadian Press BERLIN — When the leader of Germany's Jews spoke out against the flow of Muslim migrants to Europe, a rabbinical student denounced his views as racist — and ignited a debate over whether Jews are right to fear unprecedented leRead More..
In Elie Wiesel's classic memoir of Holocaust remembrance, Night -- which depicts the horrors of the Auschwitz concentration camp -- the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor wrote that "to forget would not only be dangerous but offensive;Read More..
The Canadian Press Jewish centres and schools across the U.S. coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia made plans to repair and restore hundreds of vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery. Jewish Community CeRead More..