Doris is a multimedia journalist with many years of experience. She has worked in radio, television and print journalism and writes on a variety of topics, especially the crucial issues in Canadian and Jewish life.
Israeli filmmaker Joseph Cedar’s latest film, is Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer, starring Richard Gere. It is a drama about a man who lives a lonely life in the midst of New York, teeming with people, money and power. Norman Oppenheimer (Gere) is a would be operator dreaming up financial schemes while trying ...
According to a report released Sunday, researchers at Tel Aviv University said violent attacks on Jews dropped for a second year in 2016, but non violent forms of anti Semitism have risen around the world , especially on US university campuses.
“The real threat to Canada is not Islamophobia, it is radical Islam and Islamofascism,” said Muslim activist and panel member Asif Javaid, at a groundbreaking event that brought Muslims together who oppose a Liberal MP’s motion to condemn Islamophobia. They packed the hall in a Mississauga venue.
Mr. Gaga is the story of Ohad Naharin, world-famous choreographer and director of Israel’s Bat Sheva modern dance company, who invented a movement “language” which he calls Gaga. It is now taught around the world and he is considered an icon in the world of modern dance.
On March 6th, 2017 TanenbaumCHAT’s (TCK) board of directors sent shock waves throughout the Jewish community when they announced they would close the school, due to declining enrollment and merge with the southern campus, CHAT on Wilmington, beginning this fall.
On March 23d, the House of Commons passed a Liberal MP’s motion to condemn Islamophobia. The motion has sparked a firestorm of vitriolic debate and protest. Opponents fear it will curtail freedom of speech and even be a slippery slope to acceptance of Islamist ideology. The motion calls on the government to “condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism ...
Jack Diamond has a well-earned reputation as one of Canada’s best architects. Based in Toronto, his firm, Diamond, Schmitt Architects Inc. have designed projects world- wide, such as the Foreign Ministry building in Jerusalem, Toronto’s Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, the Harman Center for the Arts in Washington and the New Marinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The Canadian Jewish Experience: A Tribute to Canada 150 (CJE), is a new exhibit that marks the contribution of the Jewish people to Canada and celebrates the country’s 150 anniversary of Confederation. It will open in Ottawa on Sunday, April second at 1 pm in the lobby of 30 Metcalfe Street just two blocks from Parliament Hill.
Respect for Canadian Laws (RCL) is a group of Canadians – Jewish, Christian and Muslim – who have come together to oppose Member of Parliament Iqra Khalid’s Motion M-103, which calls on the government to “condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination”.