Shelley Faintuch As I sat for an early dinner with my friend the manager of a boutique hotel in Tel Aviv, I wondered why she was so glum. Our last conversation was just before the elections so I was sure that she would be pleased with the unprecedented victory of Yair Lapid. After all, he [...]
Richard Marceau ::Jerusalem post Ongoing debate questions whether minorities are paying the price in Quebec’s debate over the place of religion. Israel isn’t the only Western country debating the relationship between religion and the state. In fact, this is becoming one of the hottest issues across Europe and North America, brought to the forefront by [...]
Paul Michaels It takes an accomplished writer to cover, in under 800 words, as much terrain as concisely and effectively as Robert Fulford did in his May 11 National Post column “The ‘rabid’ rage of Israel’s enemies.” As he’s shown time and again, Fulford is indeed just that rare sort of wordsmith and thinker. In [...]
The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs has recently launched a one-of-a kind travelling photo exhibit titled: Jews – A Canadian Story in Pictures. The exhibit currently sits at The Baycrest Joseph E. and Minnie Wagman Centre in Toronto. The exhibit tells the story of Jewish life in Canada throughout our nation’s history. From the [...]
May 22, 2013 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Iranian state media has reported that a mere eight of the 686 people who registered as presidential candidates for the upcoming election have passed the regime’s ideological vetting and been approved to stand. This absurd result further demonstrates how deeply this [...]
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