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.
A Canadian businessman claims to have rescued 128 Yazidi women and girls from Islamic State. But critics say that by buying them back, Steve Maman may be inadvertently bankrolling terrorism.
Jacques Parizeau, the former separatist Quebec premier who blamed the Jewish and other ethnic communities for the narrow defeat in a bitter provincial referendum on seceding from Canada, has died.
A Jewish teen from Montreal has gone viral after her sister posted a picture of her sex ed homework on Imgur.
A new bakery making classic challah and rye is touted as Montreal’s best in a city with a deeply entrenched, highly tribal bakery culture.
Envelopes on the windshields of at least one of four vandalized cars in a Jewish neighborhood of Montreal contained single bullets and the message “You Will Die.”
A Muslim graduation ceremony scheduled to take place in Montreal’s Outremont neighborhood has been nixed. Is it for fear of conflict with the Hasidic population?