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Is marijuana kosher? If it's medicine, it doesn't matter

Following the OU’s certification, Canada’s Kashruth Council says medication need not be kosher.Shoshana Miskin, 1/11/2016, 12:14 PM

Canadian PM: We won't bomb ISIS even if attacked

Justin Trudeau lives up to election promise to stop Canadian jets from bombing ISIS, says military will engage on different track.Raphael Poch, 1/5/2016, 1:12 PM

Canada misses year-end Syrian migrant target of 10,000

Liberal government falls short of promise but resets date to end of January, amid fears of terrorist infiltration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/31/2015, 10:32 PM

Relatives of drowned Syrian boy arrive in Canada

Arlan Kurdi's father, mother, three siblings are five of 25,000 Syrian refugees Canada has promised to take in.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/29/2015, 7:11 AM

Canada may not meet year-end goal on Syrian refugees

Canadian Immigration Minister says it may not be possible to bring in 10,000 Syrian refugees by December 31.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/24/2015, 4:14 AM

Canada trying to figure out global spread of ISIS

Canadian Defense Minister speaks about 'evolution of the mission' against ISIS as it enters Libya, Sinai, and calls to 'fight smarter.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/21/2015, 9:48 PM

Canada aims to double Syrian refugee intake in 2016

Canada’s Minister of immigration and citizenship says Syrian refugees in Canada could hit 50,000 next year.Shoshana Miskin, 12/21/2015, 8:17 AM

Montreal teen convicted of terrorism for trying to join ISIS

16-year-old boy becomes the second person in Canada to be convicted of a terrorist offense for seeking to join ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 5:44 AM

Rabbi says Canadian Jews have moral imperative to help refugees

God tells us 36 times in the Bible to "recall when we were stranger in a foreign land." Canadian Jews have a moral imperative to help.Raphael Poch, 12/13/2015, 8:59 PM

Canada's Trudeau personally welcomes first batch of Syrians

First 163 out of a total 25,000 Syrian migrants arrive in Toronto, with PM at the airport vowing 'we will all remember this day.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2015, 7:53 AM

First wave of Syrian refugees to arrive in Canada on Thursday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces the first of 25,000 Syrian refugees to be resettled in Canada will arrive in Toronto.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/10/2015, 6:44 AM

Is Trudeau's new Foreign Minister Secretary a Hamas backer?

Omar Alghabra headed radical group that ran afoul of state for Hamas support; he slammed 'brutal occupation' and lauded Arafat.Ari Yashar, 12/4/2015, 9:38 AM

Operation begins to resettle 25,000 Syrians in Canada

Over 200 people already processed in the first 48 hours, after Canadian PM presses on with controversial resettlement program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2015, 2:22 PM

Canadian synagogue opens doors to Muslims after mosque arson

Following mosque arson, displaced worshipers welcomed with open arms by Beth Israel synagogue in Peterborough.Shoshana Miskin, 11/29/2015, 2:25 PM

Canada's new PM supports Israel at UN

Government of Justin Trudeau votes against the six resolutions condemning Israel passed by the UN General Assembly.Ben Ariel, 11/26/2015, 5:46 AM

Canada delays influx of Syrian refugees to February

Canada's Immigration Minister says only 10,000 Syrian refugees will enter Canada by year's end.Ben Ariel, 11/25/2015, 12:15 AM

Canada: Single Syrian men won't be let in

In attempt to cut security risks, only women, children and families will be among the 25,000 migrants according to sources.Ari Yashar, 11/23/2015, 9:46 AM

Canada to fly in 900 Syrian refugees a day

Canadian Defense Minister says plan sends message to ISIS after Paris attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/21/2015, 6:23 PM

Canadian PM vows to remain 'strong' partner in ISIS fight

Despite pulling fighter jets from Iraq and Syria, Justin Trudeau tells President Obama Canada to remain 'strong member' of US coalition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2015, 10:52 AM

Trudeau to go ahead with Syrian refugee plan despite concerns

Canadian Prime Minister announces he will go ahead with plans to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by year's end.Ben Ariel, 11/18/2015, 4:42 AM

Pressure rises on Canada to delay bringing in Syria refugees

Online petitions, local officials urge new PM Justin Trudeau to delay project to allow 25,000 refugees in light of ISIS attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/16/2015, 9:19 PM

Canada: Mosque in Ontario 'deliberately' set on fire

Mosque northeast of Toronto set on fire in what police say was a deliberate act. Unclear if arson is related to Paris terror.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2015, 4:42 AM

New Canadian PM ignores Islamic nature of Paris attacks

Trudeau condemns attacks and promises aid - but ignores how ISIS claimed responsibility, still plans to bring in 25,000 Syrian migrants.Dalit Halevy, 11/14/2015, 10:54 PM

Canada ready to settle 25,000 Syrian refugees

Canada's new PM promises not only to provide homes for refugees, but also to stop Canadian military involvement in fight against ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/6/2015, 10:30 AM

Canada to withdraw fighter jets from Iraq and Syria

Canada's prime minister-elect Justin Trudeau tells Obama Canadian fighter jets will withdraw from fighting ISIS.Ben Ariel, 10/21/2015, 4:16 AM

Liberals Win Canadian Elections

'Dark horse' candidate Justin Trudeau wins, ending Conservative power in Canada. What does that mean for Israel?Dalit Halevi, 10/20/2015, 9:37 AM

Liberals Headed Towards Election Victory in Canada

Justin Trudeau to replace pro-Israel Stephen Harper as Canada's Prime Minister, local media projects.Ben Ariel, 10/20/2015, 5:44 AM

Canada Stands By Israel Amid Terror Wave

Canada’s Defense Minister condemns terrorist attacks across Israel.Dalit Halevi, 10/16/2015, 1:13 AM

For the First Time, Canada Strips Terrorist of Citizenship

Court removes citizenship from terrorist convicted of planning attack in Toronto.Dalit Halevy, 9/26/2015, 11:50 PM

Canadian Jewish Group Meets with Jordan's King Abdullah

Amman encouraged main Jewish caucus CIJA to advocate for a Palestinian state; Syrian refugee program with Canada in the works.Dalit Halevi, 9/25/2015, 3:22 PM

Canadian Man Who Joined ISIS Faces Terror Charges

Canadian police lay terrorism charges in absentia against a Calgary man who appeared in an ISIS propaganda video.Elad Benari, 9/25/2015, 5:46 AM

Canadian Politician Says She 'Didn't Hear' About Auschwitz

Candidate in upcoming Canada election reaching out to Jews after causing a firestorm by saying she had not heard of Auschwitz.Ben Ariel, 9/25/2015, 4:12 AM

Canada: Two Men Found Guilty of Terror Plot Given Life Sentence

Toronto court sentences two men found guilty of plot to derail a train to life in prison.Ben Ariel, 9/24/2015, 4:54 AM

Canada's Pro-Israel Lobby to Protest Iran Deal

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs calls on Canadian Jewish community to join a protest in Washington against the Iran deal.Dalit Halevi, 9/7/2015, 2:14 AM

Canadian Court Backs Funding Cut for 'Anti-Semitic' Arab Group

Appeals Court upholds government decision to withdraw funding from Canadian Arab Federation over 'anti-Semitic' activities.Matt Wanderman, 8/29/2015, 11:53 PM

Hasidic Man in Intensive Care After Being Beaten in Montreal

Hasidic man severely beaten after leaving a bank in Montreal. Police investigating, have not yet determined a motive.Arutz Sheva North America, 8/22/2015, 12:35 AM

Canada: New Democrats Surge at Expense of Pro-Israel PM

New poll shows that Canada's New Democratic Party is surging at the expense of PM Harper's Conservatives.Dalit Halevi, 8/4/2015, 6:43 AM

Canada Buys Own Iron Dome

Canadian defense ministry invests in 'Medium Range Radar' system to the tune of $187.2 million.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/29/2015, 8:36 PM

Canadian Terrorists Wanted to Kill Jewish Children

Amanda Korody, a Muslim convert, wanted to infiltrate a synagogue and kill 'small Jews'.Arutz Sheva staff, 7/28/2015, 8:23 AM

From Canada to the Judean Hills, from Christianity to Judaism

Azriel Dror from Canada converted to Judaism from Christianity and made aliyah because Israel is "where every Jew needs to be."Yoni Kempinski, 7/17/2015, 5:15 AM

Montreal Jews Demand Arrests for Anti-Semitic Graffiti

Jewish businesses have been targeted with swastika graffiti for the past several days in Canada's second largest city.Haim Lev, 7/15/2015, 3:47 PM

Canada: Iran Will be Judged by Actions, Not Words

Canada’s Foreign Minister responds to Iran deal, says Iran remains a significant threat to international peace and security.Ben Ariel, 7/15/2015, 6:46 AM

Watch: One Immigrant - One Inspiring Story

Yehuda Gerlitz says he and his family made aliyah from Canada feeling that Israel is "the best place for us to be".Yoni Kempinski, 7/6/2015, 4:13 AM

'Food Terrorism': Canadian Saboteur Puts Needles in Potatoes

$400,000 reward offered for info on serial saboteur pushing needles, nails into growing potatoes that end up on store shelves.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/1/2015, 8:05 PM

'Barbaric Cultural Practices' Banned in Canada

Bill banning underage marriage, 'honor killing,' and bigamy passes into law in the Canadian parliament.Dalit Halevy, 6/21/2015, 8:56 AM

Bill to Ban Face Veils During Citizenship Ceremonies in Canada

Proposal submitted to Canadian parliament would require all men and women to expose their faces as part of the naturalization ceremony.Dalit Halevy, 6/20/2015, 11:57 PM

Harper Unveils New Counter-Terror Plan

Canada reveals string of new measures, increasing funding to intelligence and biometric, to nip 'developing terror threat' in the bud.Dalit Halevy, 6/19/2015, 7:50 AM

Anonymous Takes Down Canadian Government Website

Anonymous group claims cyberattack on Canadian government public website, cites new anti-terror law as the reason.Ben Ariel, 6/18/2015, 3:43 AM

Anti-Semitic Canadian Paper Blames Jews for 9/11

Center for Israel and Jewish Affairs files police complaint after paper also claimed Menachem Begin preached 'Jewish supremacy.'Dalit Halevi, 6/15/2015, 10:57 PM

Canada Saw Record Levels of Anti-Semitism in 2014

A B'nai Brith audit reveals 1,627 incidents of anti-semitic harassment, vandalism and violence throughout Canada in 2014.Cynthia Blank, 6/14/2015, 8:41 AM

Canadian FM: Israel a Beacon of Light to the World

On first trip to Jewish state, Nicholson tells Rivlin he always wanted to visit Israel, notes threat to Israel is at everyone's doorstep.Ari Yashar, 6/3/2015, 3:00 PM

Muslim HS Soccer Team Refuses to Play Team With Girls

Muslim high school team in Canada raises gender flap, despite association rules allowing female players at schools without girls teams.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 5/29/2015, 2:56 PM

Cyprus: Lebanese Man Arrested for Anti-Israel Terror Plot

Suspect may have had Hezbollah links, and may be connected to the terror group's leader, Hassan Nasrallah.Tova Dvorin, 5/29/2015, 2:02 PM

Montreal Rounds Up and Raids Teen Jihadists

Ten 15- to 18-year-olds arrested at airport en route to Syria, after which police raid their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/26/2015, 8:32 PM

Canada: No Permit Ever Issued for Mohammed Drawing Event

Officials in Canada say that the reason a 'Draw Mohammed' event in Ottawa was canceled was because it did not receive a permit.Moshe Cohen, 5/24/2015, 9:42 PM

Canada's PM: No Reason for Canadians to Join Jihadists

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says there is "no legitimate reason" in a liberal democracy to join any extremist group.Ben Ariel, 5/22/2015, 5:46 AM

Canadian Football Player Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Tweets

Defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell apologizes after being fined for posting a tweet linking to a video denying the Holocaust.Elad Benari, 5/20/2015, 4:12 AM