Tyler Levitan, campaign coordinator of an anti-Israel group Independent Jewish Voices-Canada (IJV), came to the defence of a Toronto teacher that is being investigated by the Toronto police and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board for comments made at a Iran-backed Al-Quds Day rally in Toronto on July 2, 2016.
The Islamic State (ISIS) has claimed responsibility for the terror attack in Nice, France committed by Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, who drove a truck in crowds celebrating the Bastille Day killing 84 and injuring more than 200, dozens in critical condition.
Jewish Federations of Canada – UIA (JFC-UIA), representing ten Canadian Jewish federations and four regional councils, announced on Thursday, July 14, 2016, that $500,000 was contributed by the Canadian Jewish community through the organized Federation system for victims of the recent Fort McMurray wildfires.
During its convention in Saskatoon, the Mennonite Church Canada Assembly, representing over 225 congregations with a membership of over 31,000, has passed (July 10, 2016) with an overwhelming majority a resolution supporting the BSD (Boycott, Divestment, Sanction) against Israel. The resolution includes the following demands:
Equipped with rich experience in the municipal field and passion to leave a mark on the next generation of students, Nina Zaslavsky, mother of three (one adopted), is running for a position of a school trustee. In an interview to CIJnews, Nina speaks about her educational vision including with regard to the hot issue of sex education.
On a Saturday afternoon in mid March, suicide bombers attacked on a main street in Turkey, killing three Israelis and injuring many. When Shabbat ended, ZAKA sent five volunteers from Israel, headed by commander Mati Goldstein. After clearing the area of human remains of the attack, they completed the long and difficult task of identifying the victims. The remains were ...
The pressures, problems and adaptations to a new country can have devastating effects on a couple’s relationship, says Tal Shaish, a personal coach and mentor of relationships. She should know. Tal, a native of Israel, her husband Joseph Fackenheim and their now seven year old twins, arrived in Toronto barely two years ago. He is the artistic director of Aspaklaria, ...
Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in North America, amounting to over 12 billion dollars in 2012. The amount rises each year said police officers Howard Clements and Shari Spivak, largely due to criminal involvement in computer hacking. They recently spoke at Beth Emeth Synagogue at a seminar on personal safety.
Prime Minister Trudeau and Ministers Dion and Freeland visited Auschwitz-Birkenau to pay tribute to the millions of victims of the Holocaust. Canadian Holocaust Survivor and past president of the Canadian Jewish Holocaust Survivors and Descendants (CJHSD) Nate Leipciger joined the Prime Minister.