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  • Canadian students reeling from anti-Semitism?

    Canadian Jewish students are so traumatized by campus anti-Semitism that they are frightened to speak out on behalf of Israel or even Judaism, according to a newspaper advertisement appearing in Canada’s most prominent newspaper.

  • Jewish student band on world tour

    The students from Australia’s Moriah College, now touring North America, may represent the most unique musical program of any Jewish school in the world.

  • Anti-Israel speeches in Montreal

    Blocked by a court order from launching their anti-Israel diatribe from a Concordia University rostrum, a trio of speakers took their act to the streets of downtown Montreal.

  • Montreal Jews keep consulate open

    Largely due to the determined efforts of Canadian Jewish groups, Israel has changed its plans and will no longer close the Montreal consulate next month as a budgetary measure.

  • Bomb detonated at Quebec synagogue

    A synagogue in Quebec City became the third Jewish house of worship in Canada attacked this year when a bomb exploded Sunday morning, causing no injuries.

  • Film explores Elvis´ Jewish roots?

    When the movie "Schmelvis: Searching for the King´s Jewish Roots" was the premiere event at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival last weekend, no one knew quite what to expect.

  • New site helps Montrealers keep kosher

    A new Web site is making it easier for Montreal Jews to keep kosher.

  • Criticism for Canadian school’s revolutionary handbook

    MONTREAL, Oct. 14 (JTA) — In the wake of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, Concordia University’s Student Union finds itself in hot water because of its 2001/2002 handbook. The soft-covered, spiral-bound agenda is titled “Uprising,” with the image of what appears to be a Muslim woman and the word “revolution” written in several languages on…

  • Montreal Jews reach out to Ukrainian Jews

    MONTREAL, Aug. 19 (JTA) — Imagine being Jewish, elderly and poor, subsisting on a meager income from the sale of household items like soap or underwear. Add the fact you are alone and sick, and you have the ingredients for a nightmare — or just another day for some in Kiev, in the former Soviet…

  • Livin’ Jewish on Canada’s Prince Edward Island

    CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, July 30 (JTA) — Can a tiny Jewish community of no more than 50, in a Canadian province of 180,000, find happiness and Judaism during the High Holidays? If you’re one of the Jews of Prince Edward Island, the answer is a definite yes. One of Canada’s prettiest, smallest and poorest…