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Police investigate antisemitic vandalism at Montreal synagogue

B'nai Brith Canada, a watchdog organization that monitors antisemitism in Canada, said that the incident was “one of the worst such incidents to take place in Canada in years."

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Jewish man wearing kippah assaulted by taxi driver in Montreal

Much of the incident was captured on a security camera.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
02/08/2019
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Jewish Canadian mayor: Ban on wearing religious symbols 'ethnic cleansing'

Proposed Canadian law would ban certain public workers from wearing religious symbols; mayor says he meant “ethnic cleansing” only in a “non-violent” sense.

By DAVID LAZARUS/JTA
14/04/2019
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William Shatner opens up about antisemitic childhood bullying

"Star Trek" actor William Shatner reveals that as a child he faced anti-Semitism in Montreal.

By JTA
12/10/2018
Imam who asked Allah to ‘destroy the Jews’ will not be prosecuted

He said that Allah will kill Jews "one by one."

By JTA
16/09/2017
Smooth flying

“The new route now makes Montreal another hub for Israelis to make connections throughout Canada and the US.”

16/07/2017
Next destination for Israeli travelers: Montreal

It may be jarringly non-Jewish by name, but St. Viateur’s Bagels in the city’s Mile End neighborhood has produced the quintessential Montreal bagel for 60 years.

16/07/2017
Canadian Orthodox synagogue protests Chief Rabbinate ‘blacklist' to Quebec Consul General

Shaar Hashomayim synagogue in Montreal also demands apology from Chief Rabbi Lau to communal rabbi.

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How Celine Dion helped save Montreal’s most iconic Jewish deli

The vocal powerhouse, a Catholic, might seem like a strange match for a Jewish deli.

By JTA
30/12/2016
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Tax Authority freezes assets belonging to embattled real estate mogul Inbal Or

The freeze applies to 12 real estate properties belonging to Or, including apartments, plots of land, and deeds or shared deeds on other homes.

11/04/2016
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