Sheldon Gordon


Canada Stakes Out Strong Pro-Israel Stand

By Sheldon Gordon

Canada Stakes Out Strong Pro-Israel Stand
While Israel’s had a bumpy ride with the U.S., things have never been chummier with Canada. Prime Minister Stephen Harper is close friends with Benjamin Netanyahu.Read More


Historic Canadian Jewish Congress To Be Merged Into New Communal Group

By Sheldon Gordon

Historic Canadian Jewish Congress To Be Merged Into New Communal Group
The Canadian Jewish Congress, which has functioned as Canadian Jewry’s primary advocacy group since 1919, is being merged into a larger super-agency that is expected to put greater emphasis on Israel advocacy.Read More


Conservatives Wooing Traditionally Liberal Canadian Jews

By Sheldon Gordon

Canadian Jews, long loyal to the country’s Liberal Party, are the new swing vote in the election for a closely divided parliament. A mass mailing by the Conservative Party to Jewish districts in major cities charges the Liberals are undermining Israel. It may be working, say experts.Read More


Anti-Israel Agitation Roils Canada’s Most Heavily Jewish College Campus

By Sheldon Gordon

Anti-Israel Agitation Roils Canada’s Most Heavily Jewish College Campus
York University, Canada’s third-largest college campus, used to be known fondly as Jew U because of the relatively high proportion of Jews among its students, faculty and donors. Lately, however, the suburban campus has lost some of its haimish atmosphere because of a series of incidents in which Israel has been harshly criticized.Read More


Imprisoned in India, But Not Forgotten in Canada

By Sheldon Gordon

Imprisoned in India, But Not Forgotten in Canada
The imprisonment of a Canadian Jewish businessman in India has become a surprising cause celebre for the leaders of Montreal’s Jewish community.Read More






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