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 5, 2012 3:32pm
In a rare move, nine Canadian senators have warned the United Church of Canada that its proposed boycott of goods from Israeli settlements would harm already tense relations with the Jewish community.
June 20, 2012 1:54pm
Newly released documents reinforce Canada’s staunch support for Israel.
June 15, 2012 7:29pm
Canada has joined the international campaign for a moment of silence at the opening of the London Olympics for the Munich 11.
May 29, 2012 10:27am
One of the world’s best-known Reform temples reportedly is in turmoil over the unexpected departure of its rabbi.
May 17, 2012 1:27pm
A Toronto Islamic school has lost the right to use a public school for its classes after anti-Semitic teachings were discovered in its curriculum and posted on its website.
May 16, 2012 7:22pm
The activist group Queers Against Israeli Apartheid is planning to return to the gay pride parade in Toronto, setting up another battle with Jewish groups and the city.
May 14, 2012 12:57pm
A series of performances in Montreal by the French comedian Dieudonne M’Bala M’Bala, whose act has included anti-Semitic references, has been canceled.
May 9, 2012 7:34pm
Israeli President Shimon Peres on a state visit to Canada praised the country and its prime minister as “an extraordinary friend.”
May 8, 2012 1:47pm
A Toronto Islamic school being investigated following a complaint that it is teaching its students that Jews are “treacherous” and comparing them to Nazis has apologized to the Jewish community.
May 3, 2012 10:32am
Canada’s largest Protestant denomination is calling for a boycott of goods produced in “illegal” Israeli settlements, including eastern Jerusalem.