The Federal Budget: Economic Action Plan 2015

Yesterday’s federal budget is the last to be introduced by this government before the election this coming October. In many ways, it unofficially launches the campaign. With a return to [...]

April 22, 2015
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Parti Quebecois leader Stephane Bedard on Quebec’s deeply rooted Jewish community

CIJA Quebec is pleased to share with you this message from Quebec’s Parti Quebecois leader Stephane Bedard on the deeply rooted  and profound history of the Jewish community in Quebec. [...]

April 21, 2015
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Honouring the end of real-estate racism in Canada

Joel Reitman,  a member of the Board of Directors of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, offered comment on behalf of the Canadian Jewish community during a plaque ceremony [...]

April 21, 2015
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The Capitulationist

The Obama administration refuses to negotiate openly, lest the extent of its diplomatic surrender to Iran be prematurely and fatally exposed. By BRET STEPHENS For a sense of the magnitude [...]

March 31, 2015
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First all-Canadian Haggadah arrives in time for Passover

Why is this night different from all others, eh? Okay, that’s not really an excerpt from the new all-Canadian Haggadah hitting store shelves in time for Passover this year, but [...]

March 9, 2015
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A hearty endorsement of Israeli health care

“So you’re making trouble?” joked Dr. C, my cardiologist, a little sparkle in his piercing blue eyes. He made time to see me at the end of his work day [...]

February 27, 2015
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Mideast reporting can be unreliable, veteran journalist says

TORONTO — Mark Lavie spent 40 years as a journalist in the Middle East, including two years living in Egypt, and he suggests consumers of the media should be cautious [...]

February 5, 2015
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Israeli, Canadian ministers fund ‘Grand Challenges’

Economic ties between Canada and Israel continue to grow, with the announcement over the weekend that Grand Challenges Israel (GCI), which is modelled on Grand Challenges Canada (GCC), will fund [...]

January 21, 2015
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Community gathers to recall French terror victims

TORONTO — In France, guards armed with sub-machine guns patrol outside Jewish schools and other community institutions – a reflection of the danger French Jews face in the home of [...]

January 18, 2015
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The Empty Pickle Jar: A Lesson on Life

My New year resolution: “To live a full life, my life does not have to be full. I am a human being , not just a human doing.” Check out [...]

January 9, 2015
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