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.
July 8, 2013 10:01am
Canada’s Anglican Church passed a resolution calling on members to educate themselves “more deeply” about Israel’s “illegal settlements.”
June 19, 2013 8:03am
Michael Applebaum, the interim mayor of Montreal, resigned amid corruption allegations.
June 17, 2013 10:24am
Montreal’s first Jewish mayor and a former alderman, also Jewish, were arrested as part of a crackdown on corruption.
June 14, 2013 11:59am
The Canadian Jewish News will keep publishing in print, the paper’s board announced.
June 11, 2013 10:46am
The government of Quebec is denying that a scheduled provincial election that falls on Rosh Hashanah discriminates against Jews.
June 10, 2013 6:35am
Montreal’s Jewish Federation says there is no evidence that fire bomb attacks on two kosher restaurants and a private home in a heavily Jewish suburb over three days are anti-Semitic in nature.
June 2, 2013 6:40am
Canada is banning nearly all imports to and exports from Iran, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said.
May 29, 2013 6:10am
Canada’s largest Protestant church targeted three companies with operations in Jewish West Bank settlements for economic sanctions and boycott.
May 24, 2013 1:05pm
The man tasked with rescuing the Canadian Jewish News is no longer in his post.
May 14, 2013 3:22pm
TORONTO (JTA) — Canada deported convicted Palestinian terrorist Mahmoud Mohammad Issa Mohammad after a 25-year legal battle. At a news conference in Ottawa on Monday, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said the Mohammad affair shows how broken the Canadian immigration system has become and that his deportation sends ”the message that we will no longer be treated like suckers…