One Jewish leader called the law “reckless,” and some Jewish-majority municipalities have passed motions promising not to enforce the measure.
Is a bill in Quebec to ban teachers from wearing a kippah or hijab a form of ethnic cleansing?
“The banning of religious symbols … is an assault on the fundamental rights and freedoms,” B’nai Brith Canada said.
“I have a zillion disagreements with ultra-Orthodox, but they were welcoming.”
A Quebec court ordered a group of Hasidic Jews to leave their summer homes by the end of the month because they are too noisy and sloppy.
Jean-François Lisée, leader of the Parti-Québécois, slammed David Birnbaum, the only Jewish legislator of the Liberal Party, for wearing the kippah.
As Jews and as women, we stand, symbolically, right there at the intersection of two enormous right-wing pretexts for Islamophobia.
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.
Efforts to revive the Jewish Defense League in Montreal in the wake of a Gaza conflict-related surge in anti-Semitic incidents have gotten the cold shoulder from the city’s Jewish community.
The separatist Parti Quebecois government, which campaigned on a divisive charter that roiled the Quebec Jewish community, was beaten soundly in provincial elections.