Jewish World

A much-needed month of respite

Young Israelis from families affected by war and terrorism gather at the Embassy of Israel in Ottawa, August 14, during their trip to Canada sponsored by the Israeli Victims of War association. (Matthew Horwood)

Canada will adopt IHRA definition of antisemitism

The front doors of Congregation Machzikei Hadas defaced with swastikas, November 17, 2016.

After Operation Entebbe, rescuer understood the meaning of being Jewish

Rami Sherman, operations officer during Operation Entebbe in 1976, describes the rescue mission during a talk at the Soloway Jewish Community Centre, June 20. (Matthew Horwood) Lt. Col. Yonatan Netanyahu, the commander of the rescue mission, was the only IDF fatality during Operation…

World Jewish Congress and CIJA hold Ottawa panels on online hate

(From left) MP Tracey Ramsey, CIJA CEO Shimon Koffler Fogel, and MPs Anthony Housefather and Michael Cooper discuss strategies to combat the spread on online hate during the World Jewish Congress meetings in Ottawa, May 15. (Matthew Horwood)

Coalition urges federal government to fight online hate

Coalition urges federal government to fight online hate

By Matthew Horwood

Jews have a responsibility to make sure groups “in danger of being eradicated” are able to find a home in Canada, said Martin Sampson, vice-president of communications and marketing of the Centre for Israel and …