March 20, 2019 - 13 Adar II 5779


Introducing the new CJN Podcast

In our first episode, Ron Csillag joins to discuss the new Canadian Jewish census, a Jew feud in P.E.I. and Belgian anti-Semitism.

Montrealer speaks at Vatican, meets pope

Stephen Hecht, the founder of the Montreal-based non-profit Million Peacemakers, travelled to the Vatican earlier this month where he had an audience with Pope Francis.

Children’s book gets endorsed by Israeli president

Steve Arnold interviews children's book author Lesley Simpson, whose Yuvi's Candy Tree was recently endorsed by Reuven Rivlin.


Cotler applauds sanctions against Russia

Former federal justice minister Irwin Cotler applauded the Canadian government’s decision to follow the lead of the United States and the European Union by introducing targeted sanctions against Russian officials connected to the annexation of Crimea and that country’s political and military interference in Ukraine.


Living Jewish


Matti Friedman is a natural-born storyteller

Bill Gladstone reviews Matti Friedman's latest non-fiction book, Spies of No Country: Behind Enemy Lines at the Birth of the Israeli Secret Service.

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