Speakers at an event for International Holocaust Remembrance Day say that we should refer to Holocaust survivors as heroes.
The City of Vaughan, home to one of the largest Jewish populations in the country, has proclaimed Jan. 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day and adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of anti-Semitism.
A landmark trial concerning the legality of some Hasidic schools in Quebec is scheduled to get underway Feb. 10 and is expected to last at least two weeks, involving the provincial government, public school boards and a host of Jewish schools and religious institutions.
Senator Marc Gold of Montreal has been appointed the government representative in the upper chamber, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Jan. 24.
Martin Lockshin examines The Koren Siddur for the House of Mourning.