Jewish World

World Jewish Congress and CIJA hold Ottawa panels on online hate

(From left) MP Tracey Ramsey, CIJA CEO Shimon Koffler Fogel, and MPs Anthony Housefather and Michael Cooper discuss strategies to combat the spread on online hate during the World Jewish Congress meetings in Ottawa, May 15. (Matthew Horwood)

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: ‘Their fight has been etched in history"

(From left) Defence Attaché Captain Krzysztof Książek and Ambassador Andrzej Kurnicki of Poland, and Ambassador Nimrod Barkan and Defence Attaché Colonel Amos Nachmani of Israel gather at the National Holocaust Monument following a wreath-laying ceremony marking the 76th anniversary of…

Coalition urges federal government to fight online hate

Coalition urges federal government to fight online hate

By Matthew Horwood

Jews have a responsibility to make sure groups “in danger of being eradicated” are able to find a home in Canada, said Martin Sampson, vice-president of communications and marketing of the Centre for Israel and …

Israeli president thanks Canada for friendship and moral leadership

Governor General Julie Payette shares a moment with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin inside Rideau Hall, April 1. (Matthew Horwood)

Hundreds gather for National Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony

(From left) Second generation Holocaust survivor Lou Greenbaum, fourth generation Holocaust survivor Kyle Goldenberg, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canadian Society for Yad Vashem National Executive Director Ester Driham light the first candle in memory of the six million Jewish victims…