The Student Association at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa , rejected the request of Hasbara Fellowships Canada of a table for their Israel Peace Week materials, during Social Justice Week. The reason given, said Director Robert Walker, is that “we seem closely tied to the State of Israel”. Hasbara is a student- based pro Israel ...
Passover is quickly approaching and once again the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) together with UJA Federation of Greater Toronto has sent a shipment of kosher for Passover food and wine to the Jewish community in Cuba.
Since she could remember, Julie Martinez was searching without knowing what she was searching for or why. Brought up in a non church- going Catholic family, she was the only one who went to church, seeking but with no answers.
Fleeing genocide from ISIS and inhumane conditions in refugee camps in Turkey and Iraq, thousands of Yazidis are risking their lives on rubber dinghies to reach the Greek island of Lesbos. More than 200 have drowned in the Aegean sea.
“It is what it was”. More than 70 years after the Holocaust, historians and educators must prepare for a world without survivors – the witnesses, to retain for future generations, the memory of the genocide of the Jewish people.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver (JFGV) announced on Tuesday, February 23, that the Embassy of Israel in Canada and the Consulate General of Israel in Toronto and Western Canada have decided to sponsor the Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration in Vancouver which will include a performance by the Israeli controversial singer Achinoam Nini (Noa).
Israeli Ambassador to Canada Rafael Barak visited the Jacob Sheep flock hosted by the Organization “Friends of the Jacob Sheep”, a Jewish organization in Abbotsford whose mandate is to conserve the endangered four horned heirloom Jacob Sheep and to send them to a future Heritage Park for their conservation in the Golan Heights. The visit took place on their Jacob ...