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OTTAWA — Leading dignitaries commemorated International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27 at Ottawa City Hall, along with Holocaust survivors and more than 300 guests who gathered to observe the annual event, which this year coincided with...
The Jewish community is no less affected by domestic abuse than the general population, but there is still a misconception that Jewish families are somehow immune to it. The general consensus among professionals who provide resources and services...
Growing up, I spent my summers at my parents’ cottage on Lake Simcoe. I have fond memories of this, since it was the summer vacation and I spent my time with my best friend who lived three cottages down from me.  I liked to swim, and one...
Are we consistent when we say that Charlie Hebdo should be free to satirize Islam but that Dieudonné M'bala M'bala should be prohibited from promoting anti-Semitism?  My answer is yes.   The two positions are different,...
It is a truism that distasteful, unpleasant or highly controversial speech is usually the only kind of speech that really needs defending. But in the wake of the deadly Paris terrorist attacks against Charlie Hebdo cartoonists and Jews, and the...
KRAKOW, Poland — Holocaust survivors gathered in Krakow on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz amid unease regarding the safety of Jews in Europe. Some 300 survivors from 19 countries — each with a child,...


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