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.
May 1, 2012 4:50pm
Stubbornly high levels of anti-Semitic incidents in Canada show a “sustained undercurrent of anti-Jewish bias” in the country, B’nai Brith Canada said.
April 27, 2012 10:32am
A woman living in Toronto was charged in the United States with taking part in a scheme to steal from a Holocaust survivors’ fund.
April 25, 2012 12:46pm
Thirty young aboriginal leaders from Canada will travel to Israel to study culture and society in the Jewish state.
April 22, 2012 5:01pm
Even after Lithuania approved a $50 million compensation bill for Jewish property seized during the Holocaust, some Jews are concerned that Lithuania has yet to confront its own role in the genocide of the Jews.
April 20, 2012 6:25pm
Two stones with inscriptions that may date back to First Temple times are not fakes, according to an Israeli judge and a panel of experts.
April 20, 2012 5:23pm
Marwan Barghouti, the longtime Palestinian prisoner, coordinated terrorist attacks in the West Bank before his arrest, according to Israeli interrogation documents obtained by Haaretz.
April 20, 2012 5:02pm
The Simon Wiesenthal Center’s latest list of the world’s 10 most-wanted Nazi war criminals contains three new names, all with Canadian connections, and the center claims to have new evidence against one of them.
April 17, 2012 2:32pm
An Arab-Israeli member of Israel’s Knesset appears to have contravened an Israeli law by calling on Canadians to boycott Israel.
April 16, 2012 3:14pm
Vandals broke into several Jewish-owned summer cottages in the Laurentian Mountains north of Montreal, defacing at least two with anti-Jewish hate messages and swastikas.
April 10, 2012 4:29pm
Canada mounted an intensive lobbying campaign last year to persuade other countries to oppose a United Nations vote on Palestinian statehood, a Canadian newspaper reported.