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  • An unlikely setting for teaching Torah

    The Laurentian Mountains of Quebec is one of the last places one might expect to find a yeshiva for young women from around the world.

  • India holds Canadian Jew prisoner

    Canadian Jews are pressing for the release of a Canadian-Israeli businessman sentenced to three years in an Indian prison for a minor visa violation.

  • Canadian kids strike up the band

    A new band formed by jazz musicians who were tired of teaching in local schools has given Montreal Jewish youth a chance to shine.

  • Montreal Jewish sportsmen honored

    The guest list at this year’s induction ceremony for the Montreal Jewish Sports Hall of Fame read like a who’s who of greats for the National Hockey League’s Montreal Canadiens.

  • Montreal school fights for Nazi-looted art

    A Montreal university, one of three educational institutions that inherited the holdings of the late European art collector Max Stern, is intensifying efforts to recover all of Stern’s art stolen by the Nazis.

  • Hitler items sold at Montreal auction

    Despite a glut of publicity, much of it negative, a Montreal auction house went ahead with an art auction that included six items illustrated or signed by Hitler, which together were sold for more than $30,000.

  • Montreal exhibit sparks controversy

    The mayor of a Montreal borough has been besieged with anti-Semitic mail since a photography exhibit that seemed to compare Israel to oppressive regimes in Iran and Afghanistan was removed from a local library.

  • Montreal Jews demand security

    Police in Montreal have tightened security at local synagogues and mosques following an arson fire this week that destroyed most of a Jewish school’s library.

  • Jews laud Liberal win in Quebec

    Quebec Jews are breathing a collective sigh of relief with the defeat of the Parti Quebecois following nine years of the separatist party’s rule. The community has had a problematic relationship with the Parti Quebecois, which is seen as less sympat

  • Anti-Semitism in Arab lands discussed

    In the years immediately following the creation of the State of Israel, some 800,000 Jews fled their Arab homelands, fleeing long-term dictators and short-term pogroms. At a recent conference in Montreal, witnesses discussed their experiences as Jews in t