Episode 76: Podcaster Jonathan Goldstein, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, and Late Night with Stephen Colbert writer Jen Spyra
Ontario’s legislature passed a motion rejecting the BDS campaign against Israel, becoming the first Canadian province to do so
Live from Toronto’s Beth Tzedec Congregation, Unorthodox talks to novelist David Bezmozgis and opera singer Julie Nesrallah
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Selections from our coverage of the Great White North
Canadian-Israeli writer Ayelet Tsabari’s new collection of short stories, ‘The Best Place on Earth,’ turns Israeliness into a new kind of Diasporic identity
Already morally vile, the movement is now legally questionable as well
How Canadian synagogues started sponsoring Syrian refugees
By omitting Jews from the story of the Holocaust, the Canadian prime minister fell for the false choice between depicting the tragedy as either a universal warning against prejudice or a particular one against anti-Semitism
I didn’t truly appreciate the sense of security that citizenship can provide until I became an immigrant myself as an adult
The Toronto-based champ is 4’10”, weighing in at 82 lbs., and 13 years old
Change in immigration policy threatens community’s continued growth
The first installment of ‘Voices from Europe’ on our partner site, Jewcy
I must speak out against injustice—but if I speak up, will I be forced to leave the U.S.?
What role does America play in Jewish life, and by extension what kind of Jewish literature can be created here?
Karl Stern, Canadian psychiatrist and writer, was in his day a famous Catholic convert. Why has he been forgotten?
I don’t talk like my fellow Torontonians because I was raised inside the ‘Bathurst Bubble,’ the city’s Jewish community
Drawn by the cool climate and slow pace of life, hundreds of immigrants bolster the small Jewish community in Nova Scotia’s capital
A newly reissued short story from the under-appreciated late writer revives Jewish Toronto of the 1930s
New study shows other countries spend much more on influencing America
Monday’s election delivered a resounding defeat to the Parti Québécois
He even wrote a song about his best friend and The Hunger Games
When I was a child, my family’s history was hidden from me. Now I’ve made sure that my own child will always know where she came from.
Olivia Wise had an inoperable brain tumor
The Argentinian-born man of letters, cosmopolitan defender of books and reading, is exiled to a world of his own making
Mindy Pollak, 24, wins race for Outremont borough councillor
Joe King, who died Saturday at 90, chronicled the city’s rich Jewish past
Neighborhood tensions sparked the 24-year-old’s bid for borough councillor
Report shows 46 percent of Israelis aged 25-64 have college degrees