Race relations

crrns_control December 25, 2017

A popular Australian Muslim scholar who has become known for publicly speaking out against radical Islam slammed Justin Trudeau’s policy of attempting to re-integrate returning ISIS fighters by calling him a “clown with a diplomatic passport”. With a Facebook following of over 70,000 people, Tawhidi, who famously called Islamic terrorists “devil in the flesh”, shared […]

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 June 1, 2017

International Holocaust Remembrance Day is a reminder of horrors too terrible to believe but not too terrible to have happened. This year, it marked the 71st anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the most brutal extermination camp of the 20th century. From 1941 to 1944, 1.3 million people were murdered at Auschwitz, and 1.1 million […]

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

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 […]