Unprecedented public protests swept numerous American cities following the death of George Floyd, who died after his neck was pressed to the pavement for over 9 minutes by the knee of arresting officer Derek Chauvin, a Minneapolis Police Department officer since fired and charged with 3rd degree murder.
Author: Marty Gold
Two weeks before a radical Islamist created controversy in Toronto by blaring antisemitic slogans outside a mosque as part of a call to prayer, he had already come under investigation by the Ottawa Hate Crimes unit for similar antics.
Rabbi Peretz Weizman Z’L” was born in Lodz, Poland in 1920 and the only member of his family to survive the Holocaust. He made a profound and everlasting impression on generations of Jews in Canada for 67 years until his passing on Holocaust Remembrance Day in Toronto, just months before his 100th birthday.
A new, pro-Zionist anthology for Passover combines classic, hard-to-find essays by founding fathers of Zionism Ze’ev Jabotinsky and Dr. Israel Eldad, with modern tracts intended to increase understanding of the Seder and the Festival itself, at no cost.
At least 44 rabbis outside of Israel have died as a result of the novel coronavirus, mostly residing in the New York metro area.
The book details the stories about the young men who, from 1930 to 1947, violated British regulations which banned the sounding the shofar at the Western Wall at the conclusion of Yom Kippur services each year.
A lack of surveillance cameras that could have caught a swastika artist in the act outside the Chevra Mishnayes congregation back door, may have been caused by a breakdown in communication from the Jewish Federation of Winnipeg.
The Canadian arm of Magen David Adom took the lessons learned in Israel to a Winnipeg audience last Wednesday, with an invaluable class on how members of the public can save limbs and lives while waiting for authorities to arrive at the scene of a terror attack.