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)

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: ‘Their fight has been etched in history"

(From left) Defence Attaché Captain Krzysztof Książek and Ambassador Andrzej Kurnicki of Poland, and Ambassador Nimrod Barkan and Defence Attaché Colonel Amos Nachmani of Israel gather at the National Holocaust Monument following a wreath-laying ceremony marking the 76th anniversary of…