Jordan Peterson, a professor at University of Toronto, Salim Mansur, a professor at Western University, and Ezra Levant, co-founder of The Rebel Media will discuss on May 18, 2017 the Balfour Declaration and its current implications.
On May 8, 2017 B’nai Brith Canada, a leading Jewish human rights advocacy organization, released its 35th edition of the Annual Audit of anti-Semitic Incidents, a definitive study on anti-Semitism in Canada.
On May 8, 2017 Prime Minister Trudeau paid tribute to Holocaust survivors when he delivered a keynote speech at the Canadian Society for Yad Vashem’s National Holocaust Remembrance Day at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa alongside Leader of the Opposition Rona Ambrose and Leader of the NDP Thomas Mulcair.
While most nonagenarians could be excused for wanting to put their feet up and take their “golden years” easy, 91-year-old Sam Hershenhorn continues, as he has done for the past 47 years, to put his feet to much better use.
“Six Days that Shaped 50 Years” is a day long conference exploring the legacy of the past and the future of Israel. The event, happening Wednesday, May 17, 1 – 9pm, “aims to create a pluralistic atmosphere of serious and substantive learning on issues that have significant political ramifications”.
Toronto’s Chinese restaurant, Sea-Hi on Bathurst St., has been transformed into a “vinter vonderland” . The red walls are festooned with Christmas lights and decorations. A fully decorated Christmas tree graces the room and Jewish diners fill the tables. It’s become a film set for the Jews Who Wrote Christmas, a musical documentary about the Jewish songwriters whose Christmas songs ...