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.
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…
May 14, 2013 3:06pm
TORONTO (JTA) — The Toronto Board of Rabbis criticized the Jewish Defense League of Canada for inviting Islam critic Pamela Geller to speak in the city. The statement was issued just prior to Geller’s speaking engagement Monday sponsored by the group. She spoke at the Toronto Zionist Center without incident. A Chabad rabbi had uninvited…
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.”