Category: Anti Islam bigotry

POLL: 46% OF CANADIANS SAY ISLAM “DAMAGES” SOCIETY

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 differently

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Trudeau’s Hanukkah statement doesn’t mention the Temple, Jerusalem or Israel

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 t

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ARE CANADIAN JEWS SAFE?

On December 8, Toronto City Council approved the installation of the so-called "vehicle mitigation measures" – concrete barriers designed to protect Nathan Phillips Square from potential vehicular terrorist rampages similar to the ones seen in Barc

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The Western Double Standard On Terror In Israel Must Stop

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 while

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Dear Justin Trudeau: Don’t Buy Into Israeli Exceptionalism

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 carries

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It’s Time To End The Stigma Of Immigration In Canada

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 remarks

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German Jews Divided Over Fears Of 1 Million Muslim Newcomers

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 le

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We Must Protest Against Injustice Wherever It Appears

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;

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Hundreds Of Gravestones Smashed At Jewish Cemetery In U.S.

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 Ce

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