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Billionaire Jewish Philanthropist, Wife, in Double Suicide

Sherman has donated a record $50 million to the United Jewish Appeal. He built a major addition to the geriatric Baycrest center, as well as to other Toronto-area community centers and hospitals.

Historic ‘First’ as Canada Post Issues Hanukkah Stamp

Canada Post has indicated that if sales go well for this printing, production will be higher in coming years and new designs will be added.

Anti-Semitism Destroys Campaign for Jewish Student At McGill University

"Democratize SSMU was a campaign to remove all Jewish and anti-BDS students from SSMU’s leadership," the student wrote.

Israel Aerospace Industries Lands Canadian Contract for Maritime Patrol Radar

To date, more than 250 ELM-2022 Maritime Patrol Radars have been sold to customers worldwide in more than 25 countries. This is the eighth project done with Airbus Defense on maritime patrol radars.

Canada: George W. Bush Awarded Prize for Commitment to Israel and Jewish Nation

The prize acknowledges the winners’ efforts and contributions to reinforce Jerusalem’s status in the international arena as the undisputed capital of the Jewish nation.

IAI Wins Airbus SAR Radar Contract

IAI's ELM-2022 is an advanced multi-modal, all-weather surveillance radar system.

Equifax Reveals 2.5 Million More Affected by Breach, Totaling 145.5M

Interim Equifax CEO Barros says the nightmare is not yet over: “The company’s investigation ... is expected to be completed in the coming weeks."

McGill U. Students Vote Down BDS

The students' board found that BDS motions breach its equity policy, which prohibits discrimination against any student it represents, including on the basis of national origin.

233 North American Olim including 70 Future Soldiers Arrive Tuesday

The brand-new Olim hail from 19 US states and two Canadian provinces, including 20 families, 64 children, six sets of twins and 26 medical professionals.

Canada Reverses Boycott of Judea and Samaria Wineries

On Thursday afternoon, the same CFIA announced that it had not fully considered the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement.

Canadian Agency Removes Israeli Settlements’ Wines from Ontario Shelves

Vendors were asked to stop importing to wines from two specific wineries—Psagot Winery Ltd. in Psagot, and Shiloh Winery Ltd. in Ma’ale Levona—that label their wines as “Product of Israel,” and to remove all the wine from those two wineries from store shelves.

Canadian Company Fined $25,000 for Selling Non-Kosher Cheese to Jewish Camps

According to CFIA, 'this is the first case in Canada brought before a provincial court related to the misrepresentation of a kosher food product.'

Rivlin to Montreal Jewish Federation: Israel Both Jewish and Democratic State

'There has been a Jewish majority in this city, for 150 years, since 1850."

Ottawa Police Offer Hate Crime Online Reporting

'Motivated graffiti can be considered a hate crime if it is: found in or near a religious institution or an affiliated community recreation area.'

Soviet Era ‘Babi Yar’ Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko Dies in Tulsa, Oklahoma at 83

Yevtushenko's Babi Yar described both the Nazi atrocities and the Soviet government's own persecution of Jews.
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Jews, Muslims, Outraged at Anti-Semitic Imam’s Sermon in Montreal

The hadith describes the end of times, when stones and trees will ask Muslims to kill Jews.

Anti-Semitic Threats Against US, Canadian JCCs Continue

"We insist that all relevant federal agencies, including your own, apply all the resources available to bring the perpetrator or perpetrators... to justice."

Toronto Jews Plagued by Anti-Semitic Notes on Doors & Vandalized Mezuzahs

Post-it notes with swastikas, messages reading “No Jews” and other anti-Semitic slurs were found on doors; mezuzahs were damaged as well.

NATO Head Focuses on Defense Spending, ‘Fair Burden Sharing’ at Gathering in Brussels

The NATO secretary-general urged his fellow member state defense ministers to "keep up the momentum."

Canadian School Rescind Boycott of Israeli Applicants over ‘Illegal Settlement Activity’

'It’s really sad to hear that a place that takes pride in taking students from across the world would behave like this.'

Biggest Marc Chagall Exhibition in Canada Focuses on his Music

The multidisciplinary exhibition is the first to focus on Chagall’s profound connection to music in his life and work.

Six Dead, Eight Injured in Quebec City Mosque Attack

The shooting came on a weekend when Trudeau said Canada would welcome the refugees that President Donald Trump had banned from entering the US.

Canadian Tourist Dead in Terror Attack in Jordan

Two terrorists attacked the Jordanian town of Karak, killing a Canadian woman, seven security officers and 2 Jordanian civilians.

Foreign Aerial FireFighters to Leave Tuesday

Foreign firefighting heroes who came to help Israeli firefighters battle nearly 2,000 fires are heading home.

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