Anti Islam bigotry

crrns_control June 1, 2017

To the Right Honourable Justin Trudeau: “How is this night different from all other nights?” Such is the question we Jews ritually ask the youngest child at the Passover table. Commemorating the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt, the question carries with it resonances of a chosen people – -at once persecuted and graced with sanctity. Remarkably, […]

crrns_control June 1, 2017

On Tuesday April 19, 2016, I was a witness on behalf of the Mosaic Institute to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration hearings regarding Bill C-6 “Bill C-6: An Act to Amend the Citizenship Act.” This is an edited version of my remarks. Today I hope to desensationalize some of the ideas about those […]

crrns_control June 1, 2017

The canadian Press BERLIN — When the leader of Germany’s Jews spoke out against the flow of Muslim migrants to Europe, a rabbinical student denounced his views as racist — and ignited a debate over whether Jews are right to fear unprecedented levels of immigration from Muslim lands traditionally hostile to Israel. The student, Armin […]

crrns_control June 1, 2017

In Elie Wiesel’s classic memoir of Holocaust remembrance, Night — which depicts the horrors of the Auschwitz concentration camp — the Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Holocaust survivor wrote that “to forget would not only be dangerous but offensive; to forget the dead would be akin to killing them a second time.” For Wiesel, the […]

crrns_control June 1, 2017

The Canadian Press Jewish centres and schools across the U.S. coped with another wave of bomb threats Monday as officials in Philadelphia made plans to repair and restore hundreds of vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery. Jewish Community Centers and day schools in at least a dozen states received threats, according to the JCC Association […]