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.
February 26, 2015 6:37am
The motion, which cited “an alarming increase in anti-Semitism worldwide,” grew out of a four-hour discussion in the House of Commons on global anti-Semitism.
February 12, 2015 11:27am
Canada’s high court struck down the country’s laws against physician-assisted suicide, meaning it will no longer be illegal for a doctor to help someone who is ill and suffering to end his life.
January 30, 2015 10:39am
If it becomes permanent, the 13-week stop in printing of The Jewish Tribune would leave the Canadian Jewish News as the country’s only publication of its kind.
January 26, 2015 6:04am
Helmut Oberlander, 90, was a member of a mobile death squad that is estimated to have murdered more than 23,000 people during World War II.
November 13, 2014 1:41pm
Canada’s Supreme Court declined to hear the case of the prime suspect in the deadly 1980 attack, paving the way for his extradition to France.
November 11, 2014 8:48am
The Canadian Parliament’s sergeant-at-arms, who is in Israel for a security conference, killed the gunman after he killed a soldier guarding the National War Memorial.
October 6, 2014 11:10am
Toronto mayoral candidate Doug Ford drew boos and jeers from a Jewish audience while trying to defend his brother, the current mayor, Rob Ford.
August 25, 2014 7:06am
Most members of the haredi Orthodox sect Lev Tahor have moved from Canada to Guatemala amid allegations of child abuse.
August 14, 2014 11:26am
Three pro-Palestinian activists were charged with assault stemming from a rally for Gaza in Calgary that turned violent.
August 8, 2014 10:34am
The president of Canada’s Green Party resigned his post a week after expressing pro-Israel views.
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