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Toronto suburb to rename street named after Nazi naval officer

The vote to change the name came after a Holocaust survivor testified at the town council meeting.

By BEN SALES/JTA
20/11/2020
A HAREDI STUDENT works on a computer  at the Jerusalem College of Technology.

New course aims to integrate religious Jews into hi-tech industry

“In light of rising unemployment, we need to respond to the COVID-19 crisis by helping young people get ready for a dynamic and innovative employment market.”

Acai Berries

New trials test acai berry extract as means of combating COVID-19

If the trials prove successful, it could lead to a new low-cost treatment to help strained healthcare systems.

01/09/2020

Antisemitic Canadian restaurant owner faces growing legal woes

Hawkins’s actions are part of a surge in antisemitism across Canada and much of the rest of the world.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
26/07/2020
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ontario, Canada invests $1.7 million in its war against hate crimes

"We must continue to work together to confront these real-life barriers that threaten and limit opportunities for too many Ontarians."

Antisemitic Toronto eatery is heading to court over discrimination

Foodbenders and its owner Kimberley Hawkins may need to appear at the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal for announcing "Zionists are not welcome" at her store.

14/07/2020

Toronto restaurant owner loses business after shaming Zionists

“By stating that Zionists are not welcome to its store, this business is basically stating that Jewish people are not welcome,” Rabbi Meyer May, the center’s executive director, said in a statement.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
09/07/2020
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Ontario premier, delivery services, crunch into antisemitic Toronto eatery

Restaurateur of Foodbenders, Kimberely Hawkins, has been in hot water for promoting antisemitic anti-Zionist theories and tropes on the company's social media profile.

08/07/2020

Toronto eatery dishes out antisemitic theories and tropes

The reaction in the Toronto and wider Canadian Jewish community has been fierce.

How one event-planner has adapted to the coronavirus age

In this time of the coronavirus, we – experts in rejoicing and loving and family and friends – are now struggling with uncertainty and with life itself.

By ESTHER POSNER
02/07/2020
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