El Al Airlines to End Flights from Toronto to Tel Aviv

If El Al goes ahead with its plans, Canadians who want to travel to Israel will have to use Air Canada or fly out of the United States.

Arab Source: Canada’s Special Envoy on Holocaust and Antisemitism Canceled Ariel U. Speech

“The circumstances surrounding the event and its cancellation are still not clear."

Canadian Asper Foundation, TAU, Launch Innovative Clean Water Project

At least 2 billion people around the world use water from contaminated sources.

Vancouver Police Add ‘Kipah’-Wearing to Department Employment Guidelines

It had no official guidance, even though the department’s “uniform regulations allow candidates who wear the Sikh turban and the Muslim hijab to be hired as police officers.”

Eating Strawberries? Read This First

The strawberries in question were sold at Aldi, HEB, Kroger, Safeway, Sprouts Farmers Market, Trader Joe’s, Walmart, Weis Markets and WinCo Foods, the FDA said.

Toronto Police: Jewish Community Most Victimized by Hate Crimes

Reported incidents included several cases of assault and vandalism.

North Americans Boycotting Russian Liquor in Growing Protest

Russian liquor was removed from nearly 700 stores across the province of Ontario alone. Manitoba, New Brunswick, British Columbia and Newfoundland followed suit.

Toronto Schools Confront Wave of Antisemitism

At Valley Park Middle School, a student in an 8th-grade class shouted “Heil Hitler” from his desk as two other students stood on a filing cabinet and performed a Nazi salute.

Israel Adds US, Canada to List of Countries Banned for Travel

“The time that we bought is running out. Omicron is already in the country, from the Knesset to kindergartens, and it is spreading fast,” says Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

Antisemitic Neighbor Damages Chabad Center in Montreal

The shul has been using the land to build a sukkah since 1963. Mohammed Farag, their neighbor, bought his house adjacent to the land in 2016.

Toronto School Board Votes Not to Censure Trustee who Brought Attention to Antisemitism

Michael Levitt, president and CEO of the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center, said members understood “that censure would set a chilling precedent and impact trustees’ abilities to stand up to hate and discrimination.”

Toronto School Officials Censure Trustee Who Sounded Alarm on Anti-Semitic Materials

Noah Shack, vice president at the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, urged the Toronto District School Board to take “immediate, meaningful and reparative action to fix the rot of anti-Semitism, particularly with its Human Rights Office.”

University of Toronto Amends Anti-Semitic BDS Motion, Makes Exception for Pro-Israel Kosher Caterers

The student union at a branch of the University of Toronto said it will modify a ban on kosher food that is part of a resolution endorsing the BDS movement against Israel.

Canadian University Postpones Event with PFLP Terrorist Amid Outcry from Jewish Groups

The Dec. 2 program included a talk by a member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a designated terror group in both Canada and the United States.

BDS Measure Bans ‘Pro-Israel’ Kosher Caterers at Toronto University

“I think it is an embarrassment to society,” said Rabbi Nechemia Deitsch, director of Chabad of Midtown in Toronto, which services the student population. “The fact that there is this hatred in the air is due completely to a lack of education.”

Student Union In Toronto Bans Pro-Israel Kosher Food Vendors

“A requirement that providers of food as a religious accommodation be required to apply for an exemption, or even be asked about their views about issues elsewhere in the world is unacceptable,” said Gertler’s statement.

Enrollment in American Jewish Day Schools Continues to See Increase as Pandemic Lingers

The increase is across denominational lines. This is also the first time since 2008 that there a “net enrollment increase” in non-Orthodox schools.

At 90 Bill Shatner to Become Oldest Jew in Space

Shatner will break the record for oldest human in space belonging to 82-year-old aviator Wally Funk

Canadian Human Rights Agency: Anti-Vaxers Not Entitled to Special Accommodations

"The OHRC is not aware of any tribunal or court decision that found a singular belief against vaccinations or masks amounted to a creed within the meaning of the Code."

Last Canadian Suspected of Nazi War Crimes Dies Before He Can be Deported

The Canadian government had been attempting to expel Helmut Oberlander for more than two decades, claiming he had hidden his role as a Nazi death squad interpreter during his immigration to Canada in 1954.

Three Jewish Brothers Make NHL Draft History

Luke Hughes, 17, became the third brother in his family to be drafted by the NHL when it was announced last Friday that he would play for the New Jersey Devils.

Canadian Jewish Leaders Raise Alarm After String of Anti-Semitic Assaults in Toronto

Michael Park, 32, was first arrested on Saturday after police responded to a report of an assault of a 33-year-old Jewish man.

Israel to Canada: Ensure Your Aid to PA Arabs Not Used for Terrorism

Canada has previously withheld aid from the Palestinian Authority following its conduct of paying stipends to terrorists and their families.

A Second Montreal Kosher Bakery Target of Attempted Arson Attack

A second Montreal kosher bakery target of attempted arson attack

Israel Heeds US Ask, Supports UNHRC Vote on China’s Detention of 1 Million Muslims

Israel's vote may mark a change in policy under the new government and the new Foreign Minister Yair Lapid (Yesh Atid).

Quebec Adopts IHRA Working Definition of Anti-Semitism

The Canadian Jewish group Federation CJA and its advocacy agency, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, applauded the decision.

French, Canadian, Israeli, UN Officials Demand Justice for Sarah Halimi as World Anti-Semitism Raging

Renowned French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy said that the Sarah Halimi case “is a symptom of the depth of French society’s denial of antisemitism."

Canadian Academic to Stand Trial in France for Alleged Role in Deadly Paris Bombing

The release in 2018 of suspect Hassan Diab, faced opposition by civil-society groups in France, including pro-Israel organizations.

Canada’s New Democratic Party Adopts Settlements Boycott, Arms Embargo on Israel

The Palestinian Authority's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates was beside itself with joy.

Canadian Jews Remain Most Targeted for Religious Hate Crimes, Report Finds

Jewish victims comprise some 50 percent of crimes in this category with Muslims at 10 percent, and Catholics and other religions at 3 percent each.


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