On December 23, 2017, about a dozen people staged a protest against President Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in front of the Ontario Legislature. Three ultra-orthodox Jews from the fundamentalist sect of Neturei Karta ("Read More..
Provincial party leaders Kathleen Wynne, Patrick Brown and Andrea Horwath are scheduled to speak at the annual Reviving the Islamic Spirit conference, which will take place in Toronto from December 21-24. The conference is no stranger to controversyRead More..
The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (HRTO) says a complaint based on statements made by a Toronto imam urging Muslims to do business only with Muslims is outside the HRTO's jurisdiction. In a December 11, 2017 letter, HRTO informed the complainanRead More..
In a year-end interview with CTV Chief News Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme, Justin Trudeau defended his decision to provide returning ISIS fighters with "reintegration support", in spite of the fact that Minister of Public Safety Ralph GoodalRead More..
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..
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..
Image of Flying the American Flag on Flag Day by slgckgc on flickr through Creative Commons I'm just going to come right out and say it: I think Americans have a lot to be concerned about unless, among other things, they don't care about their freRead More..
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 CeRead More..
Once upon a time, anti-Semitism was theoretical for me. I did once see neo-Nazi skinheads in Berlin and occasionally heard kids complain about being "Jewed out of money" when I was young, but mostly I learned about it by studying the past. NowadaysRead More..