More than 100 people formed a “ring of peace” outside of the Jaffari Community Centre in Vaughan, Ontario on March 3 while the congregants attended Friday prayers inside the mosque. The human chain commemorated the January 29 killing by Alexandre Bissonnette of 6 Muslim worshippers at a mosque in Quebec City. The event was a collaborative effort of Neshamah Congregation ...
Approximately 600 people, including children who attend a Jewish daycare, had to be evacuated from the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (JCC) in downtown Toronto after receiving a bomb threat around 10 am on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.
On March 6, 2017 The Anne & Max Tanenbaum Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto (TanenbaumCHAT) and UJA Federation of Greater Toronto announced a total of $15 million in gifts – from two exceptionally generous donors – that will help ensure the affordability of TanenbaumCHAT and enhance the future of Jewish education in the GTA for the next generation.
The Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA Quebec), the advocacy agent of the Jewish Federations of Canada-UIA, and the leadership of Federation CJA, have issued on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 a statement condemning a bomb threat targeting the Muslim students at Concordia University.
York Regional Police has initiated increased patrols and presence at synagogues, Jewish community centres and institutions across York Region in Ontario following current threats to the Jewish community across the U.S. and Canada.
Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) has reported that on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 8.30 am a class was dismissed following the discovery of swastikas etched into the walls of a lecture hall at the Victor Phillip Dahdaleh building on campus.
On Thursday, February 23, 2017 the words “Gas the Jews” and a Nazi swastika were spray-painted on the ground in Hamilton’s Escarpment Rail Trail. This incident is just the latest in a string of anti-Jewish hate crimes and vandalism that occurred in Canada in the last few years.
“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 ...