Gillian Rosenberg, the Canadian-Israeli Jewish woman rumored to have been captured by Islamic State jihadists, posted a message on Facebook that she was safe.
Irwin Cotler, a Canadian-Jewish lawmaker, expressed his pleasure at being banned by Russia.
A controversy-courting Jewish television host apologized for a rant against the Roma people.
Jewish Montreal is celebrating the swearing-in of the city’s first-ever Jewish mayor. Michael Applebaum is also the first non-French speaker to hold the post in a century.
Michael Applebaum, 49, won a City Council vote to serve as interim mayor for a year, with a promise not to run in the next municipal election, which is slated for November 2013.
Canadian poet A.M. Klein struggled with the dilemma of writing in English. Namely, how he could continue to claim a place in the Jewish tradition?
The Jewish World War II veteran’s beret was not much different from the one other Canadian veterans wear, except for one thing. It had a Star of David sewn onto the front.