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.
December 18, 2013 10:47am
Two children seized by Canadian authorities from a fringe haredi Orthodox sect were returned to their parents with strict conditions.
December 17, 2013 3:21pm
The Canadian Jewish News named a former columnist as its new editor following a five-month search and after reversing its decision to shut down.
December 16, 2013 4:15pm
Leaders of Canada’s largest Protestant denomination are speaking out against their church’s boycott of products made in Israeli settlements.
December 16, 2013 4:10pm
Child-protection authorities in Ontario have taken two children into protective custody from the reclusive Jewish sect Lev Tahor.
December 10, 2013 11:17am
A former leader of the ultranationalist Jobbik party in Hungary was sent out of Canada prior to a speaking engagement in Montreal.
December 6, 2013 9:37am
Canada’s largest Protestant church launched a campaign to boycott goods made in the West Bank.
December 4, 2013 3:55pm
Akos Kertesz, an award-winning Hungarian Jewish writer, was granted political asylum in Canada.
December 2, 2013 9:50am
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, a staunch advocate of Israel, is making his first visit to the nation.
December 1, 2013 1:34pm
A one-time anti-Semitic extremist in Hungary will speak in Montreal despite attempts to have the invitation rescinded.
November 15, 2013 7:00am
Jewish General Hospital in Montreal said it plans to defy Quebec’s controversial Charter of Secular Values.