MONTREAL – B'nai Brith Canada is expressing its frustration after a McGill University report asserted that antisemitism played no role in the removal of Jewish student Noah Lew and two pro-Israel peers from student government in October. The repRead More..
British writer Melanie Phillips will be speaking in Toronto later this month. She is the author ofLondonistan(2006), which drew the world's attention to the way that Britain had accommodated the Islamist agenda, and The World Turned Upside Down: theRead More..
When Robert Walker , National Director for Hasbara Fellowships Canada, was invited to speak to students at the University of Waterloo about the Canada-Israel relationship and the BDS movement at Canadian Universities ,he was "eagerly" looking forwaRead More..
On February 2, 2018 a trial wrapped up for 40 year old Soleiman Hajj Soleiman, a Syrian refugee and father of six, who is accused of sexually assaulting six teenage girls at the West Edmonton Mall water park a year ago. Soleiman, who was arrested afRead More..
During the February 1 Town Hall in Edmonton, Prime Minister Trudeau was asked to explain his stance on ISIS. "I need to know how you're going to protect future Canadians like my young daughter 10 or 15 years from now, when you're letting in people wRead More..
I can agree with the Polish idea of renaming Auschwitz and other death camps in Poland as Nazi Death Camps located in Poland rather than Polish Death Camps. Nazi death and work camps existed in many countries besides Germany and Poland. But I sense aRead More..
For Joshua Ostroff, anti-Semitism was once theoretical, something that happened to his grandparents. Now it's become a reality he has to explain to his son. There are people saying that we deserve a right to attack people not because of anything theyRead More..
I have been asked several times recently to write about my views on Israel. This has happened even more since this past June, when my first novel was published. Too Much on the Inside explores the intersecting lives of four characters, who are immRead 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..
Many of us in university and interfaith circles uphold safe spaces. We let students know that they are welcome in our spaces irrespective of their religious and political affiliations, gender expression, sexual orientation and other characteristics.Read More..