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On Oct. 14, Rabbi Barry Freundel of Congregation Kesher Israel in Washington D.C., was arrested on charges of voyeurism. He stands accused of placing hidden video cameras in the shul’s mikvah. In an address to the congregation, Elanit...
Although the Oct. 22 shooting on Parliament Hill in Ottawa and the hit-and-run in Quebec a couple days earlier were not attacks against Jews, the community is taking extra precautions. When phoned by The CJN, shortly after  the Ottawa shooting...
While Jewish poverty rates in Canada’s major cities vary, one thing that is consistent is the impact that the scarcity of affordable housing has on those struggling to stay above the poverty line. In Toronto, where more than 24,000 Jews are...
Of the main issues in the upcoming municipal election, few can be deemed explicitly “Jewish” – that is, of relevance solely to the city’s Jewish community.  Like most constituents, Toronto Jews seem predominantly...
HALIFAX — More than 100 families of Israeli-Russian Jews have migrated from Israel to Halifax over the past six years, and just in time. The newcomers might be just what Halifax’s small, aging Jewish community needs to survive. For years...
The Jewish community in Canada, especially in Toronto, is exceedingly strong, but it must not shy away from using that strength, Alan Dershowitz says. Known for his strong support of Israel, Dershowitz, the renowned American lawyer, author,...


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