Category: Race relations

A Hero That Embodies The Universal Lessons Of The Holocaust

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a reminder of horrors too terrible to believe but not too terrible to have happened. This year, it marked the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the most brutal extermination camp of the 20th c

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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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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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