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Quebec OKs Christmas, but not Hanukkah in COVID-19 holiday plan

"It is bewildering that the government would prize one faith community over the other," said a local rabbi.

Quebec shooting

Quebec City stabbings - Police arrest suspect after two left dead

The police had earlier said that they were on the hunt for a man dressed in medieval clothing carrying a bladed weapon, leaving "multiple victims."

By REUTERS
02/11/2020
In this undated photo provided by the Internationa

Quebec Hasidic Jewish community under quarantine due to coronavirus oubreak

The region's public health department noted that there have been 10 confirmed cases of coronavirus discovered among members of the Tosh Hasidic community.

Jewish Canadians returning from US cause spike in coronavirus

Cote St. Luc, a Montreal suburb with the densest and most elderly Jewish population in Quebec, reported some of earliest cases and has declared a state of emergency.

By DAVID LAZARUS/JTA
01/04/2020

Deed on Montreal-area home contains clause preventing sale to Jews

In January, it was discovered that a farmer in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu included a clause refusing sale to Jewish people when he subdivided into lots and sold his property about 60 years ago.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
26/02/2020
Utra-Orthodox Jews inspect an etrog, citrus fruit used in rituals during the upcoming Jewish holiday

Former Hasidic couple sues Quebec for 'failed education'

“The plaintiffs finished their high school education without knowing about the St. Lawrence River or the theory of evolution,” the summary of their claim reads.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
13/02/2020
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