— The student union at Ryerson University in Toronto has voted to adopt a broad definition of anti-Semitism. The definition adopted last week includes the denial of the Jewish right to self-determination, the application of double standards to the State of Israel, the comparison of contemporary Israeli policies to that of the Nazis, and the…
— Reports of hate crimes in Toronto increased by 8 percent, with the city’s Jewish community targeted the most, according to a police report compiling last year’s data. Hate crimes in the city increased to 145 in 2016 from 134 the previous year, the Toronto Police reported. Forty-three of the reported attacks, or 30 percent,…
(JTA) — Students at Ryerson University in Toronto staged a walkout rather than vote on a resolution to commemorate Holocaust Education Week. Local members of Students for Justice in Palestine and the Muslim Students Association reportedly staged the walkout Tuesday night during the semiannual general meeting of the Ryerson Student Union. The meeting lost its…
Hip design store in Toronto debuts shirt to celebrate Jewish history in Kensington Market.
If you enjoy bagels or sport a big, fuzzy beard, you’re Jewish enough to enjoy the Toronto Jewish Film Festival.
A former teacher at two Toronto-area Jewish day schools has been charged with a variety of sex offenses.
Canadian film mogul Paul Bronfman is pulling his support for York University because of a painting he describes as ‘pure hate.’ Mira Sucharov asks whether he really understands the artwork.
A former Jewish day school teacher, administrator and private tutor in Toronto has been charged with possessing child pornography.
Mordecai Richler’s son, Noah, is running for Parliament in Toronto. We catch up with him to find out if he’s planning to use his brand-name advantage to appeal to Jewish voters.
Jewish residents successfully rallied to save the last vestige of Yiddish in Toronto’s Kensington Market neighborhood.