Category: Anti Islam bigotry
Algerian-born Omar Bulphred, who served seven years for firebombing a Montreal Jewish Boys school in 2006 and detonating a home-made bomb outside a Jewish community centre on the first day of Passover in 2007, was charged on December 4, 2017 with adRead More..
French prosecutors believe there is "sufficient evidence" to put a Lebanese-Canadian academic on trial over his alleged involvement in a bombing of a Paris synagogue. Diab, a dual Canadian-Lebanese citizen, was extradited to France from Canada inRead More..
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..