MONTREAL (JTA)—After being barred from entering Canada, controversial French comic Dieudonne M’bala M’bala still managed to present a show in Montreal — via video link. Some 600 tickets reportedly were bought up by loyal fans of the man convicted multiple times in France and Belgium for hate speech, anti-Semitism, Holocaust denial, and defending terrorism. They…
MONTREAL (JTA)—Police seized some 8,000 bottles of kosher wine in what appeared to be a Passover-related bootlegging bust at a Montreal synagogue. Two men were arrested at the Young Israel of Montreal synagogue on April 26, where police found 650 cases of kosher wine – from Israel, Australia, and the U.S. – in its basement….
Hasidic Jews in the tony Montreal borough of Outremont could get penalized again this Purim for driving through its streets with kids on buses handing out traditional mishloach manot treats.
Students at Montreal’s McGill University failed to ratify a pro-Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions motion against Israel.
A Montreal Hasidic school is on a collision course with the government over its failure to teach basic subjects. Will a plan requiring them to learn subjects like science and history at home make any difference?
A former contractor for the main Jewish hospital in Montreal has been accused of overbilling untold thousands of dollars.
The Jewish Montreal depicted in ‘The Mystics of Mile End’ is very different from the one Anne Cohen grew up in. She talks to author Sigal Samuel about the quirky setting for her new novel.
In her debut novel, Sigal Samuel tells the story of a dysfunctional Jewish family obsessed with climbing the Kabbalah’s Tree of Life — even though they don’t believe in God.
Montreal’s main Jewish federation has apologized for posting an article containing Jewish stereotypes on a non-Jewish website.