is JTA's correspondent in Toronto. He was a reporter for the Canadian Jewish News for 20 years. He is currently a freelance writer for the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star, and Religion News Service in Washington. He has a journalism degree from Concordia University in Montreal and has been awarded both a Lilly and Gralla fellowship in religious journalism.
March 5, 2015 3:29pm
The volume offers “a Canadian perspective on our timeless story of freedom – our Jewish history as seen through Canadian eyes,” states the Passover book’s introduction.
January 16, 2014 1:30pm
On the eve of his first trip to Israel, most agree the Canadian prime minister stands to lose much more than he gains with his full-throated backing for the Jewish state.
January 8, 2014 11:34am
Most Girl Guide cookies are now certified kosher in Canada following the efforts of an all-Orthodox troop.
October 8, 2013 2:07pm
Amid rising nationalism in Quebec, new statistics suggest the long decline of Montreal’s Jewish community has leveled off.
April 25, 2013 12:54pm
Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada rose last year by nearly four percent, an annual review shows.
April 22, 2013 4:39pm
Canada’s flagship Jewish newspaper, The Canadian Jewish News, is folding.
March 21, 2013 10:41am
A Jewish television host in Canada apologized for a rant against the Roma people during a segment titled “The Jews versus the gypsies.”
March 6, 2013 7:59pm
A Toronto Jewish couple found dead in their Florida townhouse in January were asphyxiated, police said.
January 24, 2013 3:34pm
Rabbis in Winnipeg have criticized a decision by the Jewish community center in the Canadian city to open earlier on Shabbat.
January 17, 2013 3:36pm
Three prominent Chasidic leaders in Montreal are in court over a long-standing fight with a local blogger.
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