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.
November 15, 2013 7:00am
Jewish General Hospital in Montreal said it plans to defy Quebec’s controversial Charter of Secular Values.
November 14, 2013 11:38am
A Canadian parliamentary committee called on the government to recognize the plight of Jewish refugees from Arab lands.
November 4, 2013 11:27am
A 24-year-old esthetician, Mindy Pollak, became the first Hasidic woman to hold public office in Montreal.
October 31, 2013 10:00am
An octogenarian couple — both Jewish Holocaust survivors — killed themselves in Toronto in an apparent suicide pact.
October 21, 2013 2:33pm
The Toronto Transit Commission rejected four anti-Israel advertisements for being “inaccurate and misleading.”
October 21, 2013 11:06am
Canada has allocated $800,000 to preserve the testimonies of Holocaust survivors.
October 8, 2013 2:07pm
Amid rising nationalism in Quebec, new statistics suggest the long decline of Montreal’s Jewish community has leveled off.
September 22, 2013 6:31am
A motion introduced by a Jewish legislator in Ontario to reaffirm the Canadian province’s commitment to religious freedom passed unanimously.
September 12, 2013 1:23pm
Quebec’s government introduced its much-discussed Charter of Quebec Values, which would ban “overt and conspicuous” religious symbols worn by government employees.
August 22, 2013 11:12am
Canadian Jewish organizations are joining the effort to overturn a will that leaves $250,000 in ancient artifacts and investments to an American neo-Nazi group.