February 19, 2020 - 24 Shvat 5780


Panel recommends strengthening ‘Magnitsky law’ to protect journalists

Canada’s Magnitsky law, which allows sanctions against egregious foreign human rights abusers, needs to be strengthened, recommends an independent international panel of legal experts that includes Irwin Cotler, who was a proponent of enacting such legislation when he was a member of Parliament.
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Israelis quarantined for suspected coronavirus will get special voting booths for...

Special voting booths will be set up for Israelis who are under quarantine for possible coronavirus infection will get special voting booths for Israel’s national elections that will be held on March 2.
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Bernie Sanders releases new ‘proud to be Jewish’ video

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released a new campaign video in which he says he is “very proud to be Jewish” and that he looks forward to “becoming the first Jewish president in the history of this country.”


Q & A with Julie Payette: The importance of Holocaust education

Special to the CJN, Jennifer Tzivia MacLeod speaks with Canada's governor general, Julie Payette, about her recent trip to Israel for the Fifth Annual World Holocaust Forum.


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Novel is a deep dive into life in occupied France

Mordechai Ben-Dat reviews Alan Furst's latest novel, Under Occupation.

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