Category: Intelligence

Being An Orthodox Jew Shouldn’t Make Me A Target For Hate

I am an orthodox Jewish woman and it's something I'm proud of. I love my religion with all its goodness and flaws. There were many times during my challenges that my faith was the only thing that kept me from falling apart. I want to talk about somet

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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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No, “Anti-Semitism” Isn’t The Most Abused Term In Canada

Last week, writer/activist Yves Engler had the temerity to suggest "anti-Semitism may be the most abused term in Canada today" in a blog post for the Huffington Post. Engler opens by attempting to explain away pro-Hamas demonstrations at l'Univers

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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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Hate Speech Is Trash And Should Be Treated As Such

I have long suspected that William Whatcott never thought he would be taken so seriously. The Saskatchewan nurse calls himself a Christian Truth Activist and posts on the Free North America website ("North America's Ultimate Social Conservative Onlin

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Canada’s Anti-Islamophobia Motion A Shining Example To The World

On Oct. 26 2016, the House of Commons, Canada's Parliament, adopted unanimously a motion to condemn all forms of Islamophobia in the country. The fact that the motion received no objection from any of the federal parties shows that the Liberal, ND

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Wake Up, Trump Just Put A White Nationalist In The White House

Steve Bannon, CEO of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, is pictured backstage after a campaign event in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S. Oct. 29, 2016. (Photo: REUTERS/Carlo Allegr's) We're nearly a week in and Trump's America has already turned into a d

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Hate Lives In Canada Too

While Canada prides itself on its multiculturalism and diversity, Black people and other people of colour know hate lives here too. In the wake of the American Presidential election there has been a perceived increase of hate-speech and hate-based at

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Hate Is Not Welcome In Our City

Last Thursday I arrived at my synagogue to find it vandalized. It was heartbreaking to see blatant anti-Semitism and racism displayed in our nation's capital. But after a difficult week, far more than a silver lining has emerged. Ottawa has united

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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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