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.
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”.
“Our collective communal voice is strong and effective”. For the first time ever, Tuesday, February 1st, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) held its inaugural Lobby Day at Queens Park. Participating were more than one hundred volunteers from Ontario’s Jewish community plus CIJA staff.
New legislation – the Anti Human Trafficking Act – was proposed in Ontario, where about two thirds of all police reported cases in Canada occur. It would permit survivors and those at risk, to apply restraining orders and also take their traffickers to civil court. In addition, it would proclaim February 22 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
Will it be too little, too late? While grateful that after ignoring the Yazidi genocide by ISIS that began in 2014, Canada is finally promising to bring 1200 of them to Canada by year’s end, no one in their leadership or otherwise was told or consulted, despite the critical role they should be playing in the process.
The Settlers is an intimate look at the inhabitants of Judea and Samaria in an attempt to understand the roots of the current volatile situation and the historical, political and religious implications they have had on peace in the Middle East.
“Fight back. If someone spits on you don’t call it rain” In the wake of the latest assault on Jews and non Jews that support Israel, the “punch a Zionist” tweet from McGill student council representative Igor Sadikov, who remains rebuked but unpunished, the CIJR (Canadian Institute for Jewish Research) conference on fighting anti Semitism on university campuses, held at ...
Last June, the Ontario court ordered Iran to hand over millions of dollars of non diplomatic assets in Canada, to the victims of terrorist acts from Hamas and Hezbollah, both of which are funded and armed by Iran.
Millions of people use melatonin as a sleep aid and for jet lag. A study by the University of Guelph, published this week in the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, tested 30 melatonin supplements produced under 16 brand names and sold in grocery and drug stores.
When eight departments at the University of California Santa Cruz sponsored a conference in 2007 on how to eliminate the Jewish State, it was the last straw for Tammi Rossman -Benjamin. a lecturer in Hebrew and Jewish studies there, she was outraged. “It put me over the edge,” she said in an interview with CIJNews.
A protest demonstration against the recent anti Israel UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and the Paris conference was held on January 12, 2017 across the road from the US Consulate on University Ave.