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Canadian Jewish leaders demand gov stop funding antisemitic NGOs

Petition from Jewish community and supporters asks government to end funding to domestic and foreign NGOs that support antisemitism.

Canadian Jewish leaders demand gov stop funding antisemitic NGOs

Oldest Canadian and Jew passes away at 114 years old

Cecile Klein, who was the world's oldest Jew and Canadian, passed away on January 13.

Oldest Canadian and Jew passes away at 114 years old

Eighteen Canadian Jews appointed to the Order of Canada for 2021

Eighteen leading members of Canada's Jewish community to receive the country’s second highest civilian honor of merit.

Eighteen Canadian Jews appointed to the Order of Canada for 2021

Report: Canadian police investigated less than 1% of hate crimes in 2019

New data suggests the vast majority of hate crimes in Canada experienced by the Jewish community and other groups are never investigated.

Report: Canadian cops probed less than 1% of hate crimes in 2019

New Jewish advocacy org launches initiative to combat campus anti-Semitism

The Abraham Global Peace Initiative has launched “Campus Declaration Against Antisemitism” to empower students to speak up for their rights.

New Jewish org creates initiative to combat campus anti-Semitism

Canadian Jewish News restarts, again, eyeing a younger audience

Reports of the demise of the Canadian Jewish News have been, not for the first time, greatly exaggerated.

Canadian Jewish News restarts, again, eyeing a younger audience

Canadian Senator Linda Frum resigns to focus on anti-Semitism

Frum will turn her full attention to community activism to fight the "one hatred that remains socially acceptable still."

Canadian Senator Linda Frum resigns to focus on anti-Semitism

Canadian postal union defamation suit against B'nai Brith to go ahead

Ontario Court of Appeal rules that Canadian postal union can sue B'nai Brith for claims about its relationship with Palestinian union.

Canadian postal union suit against B'nai Brith to go ahead

Jewish man's car targeted with swastika in British Columbia

Incident occurred on day Canadian government was hosting a national summit on anti-Semitism.

Jewish man's car targeted with swastika in British Columbia

Canadian province rolls out extra money for community security

Alberta to provide emergency grants to communities vulnerable to vandalism and violence.

Canadian province rolls out extra money for community security

Canadian TV station cuts ties with controversial Arabic show after B'nai Brith complaint

Show had promoted false information that suspect in anti-Muslim attack in London, Ont. was Jewish and made offensive comments about Israel.

Canadian TV station cuts ties with controversial Arabic show

Popular Canadian podcast guest accuses Jews of "buying off the media"

“This is why Jewish Canadian organizations...exist. If we don't advocate for ourselves, no one will," says CIJA's Adir Krafman in response.

Canadian podcast guest accuses Jews of "buying off the media"

Canadian Jewish groups denounce rocket attacks against Israel

Canadian Jewish groups denounce rocket attacks against Israel

Watch: Outdoor prayer groups - in the Canadian snow

David Zolty of Toronto films outdoor Jewish prayer groups which continue to meet outside - despite heavy snowfall.

Watch: Outdoor prayer groups - in the Canadian snowplayer

Canadian Jewish newspaper succumbs to coronavirus pandemic

After 60 years, Canada’s leading Jewish newspaper to close amid coronavirus crisis.

Canadian Jewish newspaper succumbs to coronavirus

Jewish groups: Canada must deport Nazi

CIJA calls on Canada to deport Nazi Helmut Oberlander who obtained his Canadian citizenship fraudulently.

Jewish groups: Canada must deport Nazi

Canadian Jewish philanthropists were murdered, police confirm

Police say Barry and Honey Sherman were victims of a double homicide. There are no suspects at this time.

Canadian Jewish philanthropists were murdered, police confirm

Were Canadian Jewish philanthropists murdered in their home?

Private investigators say Barry and Honey Sherman, found dead in their Toronto home last month, were murdered - by more than one killer.

Were Canadian Jewish philanthropists murdered in their home?

Private investigators to probe death of Canadian Jewish couple

Family of Barry and Honey Sherman hires former homicide detectives to investigate their deaths.

Private investigators to probe death of Canadian Jewish couple

Canadian Jews mount effort to help fire evacuees

Jewish groups in Alberta join the efforts to support victims of the wildfires that forced the evacuation of an entire city.

Canadian Jews mount effort to help Alberta fire evacuees

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.

Canada's Pro-Israel Lobby to Protest Iran Deal

New Canadian DM is a Friend to Israel

Canada's new Minister of National Defense, Jason Kenney, is a fierce advocate of both Israel and Canada's Jewish community.

New Canadian Defense Minister is a Friend to Israel