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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.
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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.

Jewish Group ‘Disturbed’ by Canada’s Refusal to Designate Iran’s IRGC as Terror Group

“Ultimately, the IRGC is more dangerous than any of the groups listed, and constitutes a real and present danger to Iranian dissidents, the Jewish community and Canadians in general,” said B’nai Brith Canada.

Quebec Government Relaxes COVID-19 Restrictions for Christmas, But Not for Hanukah

"The elevating of one faith community over another is inappropriate, and all faith communities should be treated in an equitable manner."

Chomsky, Waters, Demand Banning Canadian Jewish Schools’ Salute to IDF Events, Calling Them ‘Recruitment’

The authors of the open letter also launched a formal legal complaint with the Justice Minister, since it's a crime in Canada to recruit anyone for a foreign military.

Canadian Federal Court Lets Samaria Wineries Have a Say on Marketing as ‘Made in...

The judge invited the wineries to be added as a full party to the proceedings – for the first time since the beginning of the brouhaha in 2017.

Ontario Police Call Graffiti on Nazi Tombstones ‘Hate Crime’

So, as far as the Canadian police is concerned, Nazi war criminals deserve as much protection under the law as anyone else.

Canadian Restaurant Posting ‘Zionists Not Welcome’ Slapped with Anti-Semitism Complaint

Foodbenders, a Toronto health food restaurant, has lost business and is now facing legal action after using the hashtag “#zionistsnotwelcome” in social media posts.

Canadian Lawmaker Running for Prime Minister Would Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Canadian lawmaker Erin O’Toole, a member of Canada’s Conservative Party, also said he would expand relations with Israel.

2nd Lieut. Becky’s Family Came from Canada for Reunion at President Rivlin’s Residence

Becky concluded the meeting with a bashful smile, thanking her commanders in Hebrew for helping her to reach this point and to the president for hosting her and her family.

Sepharade Kol Yehouda Synagogue in Montreal Vandalized

Torah scrolls, tefillin and talitot were torn up, smashed up, and dumped in the shul's toilet.

Museum of Jewish Montreal Told to Vacate Premises by End of June

For the moment, “we have chosen to focus our activities online until the time is right to reopen a physical space. This will allow us to stay nimble and conserve resources while we continue to deliver on our mission.”

Anti-Semitic Incidents in Canada Reach Record High for Fourth Year in a Row

The audit noted that assaults became more blatant and violent in 2019, with several of them taking place in broad daylight and some directly in front of eyewitnesses.

Israeli Researchers Find Human Tumor Resembles One Found in Dinosaur’s Tail

Israeli scientists have found rare and benign tumor, called LCH, in a young dinosaur that roamed the plains of southern Alberta, Canada, over 60 million years ago.

York University Reinstates Both Pro-Israel, Anti-Israel Student Groups After Clash

The suspensions meant that the groups’ privileges were temporarily revoked, including reserving rooms, and putting up posters and tables around campus for other events.

Swastika Drawn on Head of Alzheimer’s Patient in Toronto Care Facility

This was a second offense -- the swastika on his uncle's head was only the one the staff couldn't wash off.

Stephen Harper Nominated to Have Jerusalem Street Named For Him

Though tradition dictates that the honor be reserved for individuals who have been dead for at least three years, exceptions may be made.

McGill Student Union Rejects Motion Forcing Jewish Student to Resign for Traveling to Israel

The anti-Semitic motion caused further outrage as it became clear that a non-Jewish student who will also be on the trip to Israel and, like Wright, holds a role in the student union, was not threatened with sanctions.

Jewish Student at Montreal’s McGill University Told: Cancel Trip to Israel or Withdraw from...

Jordyn Wright has refused to quit or cancel her trip to Israel, risking impeachment once she returns from the Hillel-sponsored trip.

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