September 30, 2013 11:51am
While Israel reacts with skepticism to the Iranian charm offensive, presenters at this week’s J Street conference in Washington argued for taking Iran at face value and giving diplomacy a chance.
July 9, 2013 6:04pm
A tragic death recently put Camp Towanga in the news. But for years the Bay Area camp has been best known for its pluralist, nondenominational approach to serving a region with one of the lowest affiliation rates of any major Jewish community.
April 26, 2013 9:04am
The Association for Asian American Studies voted in favor of boycotting Israeli academic institutions.
April 26, 2013 8:54am
The Canadian government announced plans to build a national Holocaust memorial in the nation’s capital.
April 19, 2013 10:01am
Police in Calgary dismissed accusations that a local Muslim group was guilty of anti-Semitic hate crimes.
April 18, 2013 10:42am
An anti-bullying bill in Manitoba has Winnipeg’s two leading Orthodox rabbis split over whether publicly funded schools should be forced to create gay-straight alliance clubs.
April 15, 2013 10:27am
The University of Manitoba Students’ Union voted to strip funding and official club status from an anti-Israel group on campus.
March 31, 2013 4:42pm
Though it’s hard to imagine today, liberal, pro-Israel Canada once interred Jewish refugees in camps along with their Nazi oppressors. An exhibit at the Holocaust center in Vancouver tells the story. Arno Rosenfeld reports for JTA.
March 31, 2013 9:34am
The largest student association in Canada passed a resolution endorsing the global boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel.
March 13, 2013 11:03am
Two brothers are going to court to stop the distribution of anti-Semitic posters in Winnipeg.