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crrns_control December 16, 2017

In the dark days of WW2, when the Nazi killing machine was rolling over Poland, France, the Netherlands, Czechoslovakia – one country refused to abandon its Jewish citizens. Not only did Bulgaria save all of its 50,000 Bulgarian Jews, but by the end of the war their numbers rose to 52,000. Bulgaria was the only […]

crrns_control December 16, 2017

December 13, 2017: Bahram Ghasemi, Iran’s foreign ministry spokesperson, announced that Canada and Iran will hold an “expert level” meeting to discuss the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries. Harper’s Conservatives viewed Iran as a significant threat to international peace and security due to the Iranian regime’s nuclear ambitions, its continued support for […]

crrns_control December 16, 2017

A new national study by the Angus Reid Institute revealed that Canadians are deeply divided on the role of religion in public life. Of the seven religious groups polled, the results showed that even though specific religions are viewed differently, Canadians have a more positive view of Judeo-Christian traditions, especially Roman Catholicism. On a question […]

crrns_control December 16, 2017

Prime Minister Trudeau announced that Canada will not recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and will not move Canada’s embassy from Tel Aviv to the Jewish State’s capital. Trudeau’s statement was made a few days after President Trump, in an act of political and moral courage, delivered on an election promise to recognize Jerusalem […]

crrns_control December 16, 2017

On December 8, Toronto City Council approved the installation of the so-called “vehicle mitigation measures” – concrete barriers designed to protect Nathan Phillips Square from potential vehicular terrorist rampages similar to the ones seen in Barcelona, London, Jerusalem, New York, Berlin, Nice and many other cities. The barriers will cost the Toronto taxpayers $500,000. Additionally, […]

crrns_control June 1, 2017

For Joshua Ostroff, anti-Semitism was once theoretical, something that happened to his grandparents. Now it’s become a reality he has to explain to his son. There are people saying that we deserve a right to attack people not because of anything they’ve done but because of their religion. It’s time that we acknowledge that what’s […]

crrns_control June 1, 2017

I have been asked several times recently to write about my views on Israel. This has happened even more since this past June, when my first novel was published. Too Much on the Inside explores the intersecting lives of four characters, who are immigrants to Toronto. One of the main characters, Nicki (whose real name […]