Benjamin Dichter, the free-thinking, radical nonconformist at the heart of Canada’s trucker protests, continues a long history of Jewish social activism
Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland’s electoral base is in Canada’s Ukrainian diaspora community, which has rebranded Nazi collaborators as nationalist war heroes
A century ago, Jewish immigrants in western Canada found a niche operating general stores in rural towns. My grandfather was one of them.
How liberal democracies acquired the power to end your participation in society with the push of a button
When my great-grandmother was murdered a century ago in Winnipeg’s ‘Hebrew Colony,’ police had suspects and a motive: antisemitism. But the only physical clue they could find left them baffled.
What I learned about conversion to Judaism when I took the oath of citizenship
‘The Canadian Jewish News’ is another victim of the coronavirus
On Passover, celebrating our family’s arrival in Canada
A memoir of one of North America’s first and most enduring day schools, and where those kids ended up
Finally face to face, after growing up learning about the other
With a new study showing the strength of Canada’s Jewish communities compared with the U.S., maybe it’s time American Jews took some lessons from their neighbors to the north
While I was doing research for a book about my great-grandmother’s murder, I discovered stories I’d never heard about my great-grandfather—stories of gambling, wild horses, organized crime, and a forgotten slice of Jewish life on the Canadian prairies
When Jewish immigrants came to Canada a century ago, they weren’t always welcomed with open arms
After criticizing Saudi Arabia’s human-rights abuses Canada now finds itself isolated, including by the U.S., while the Saudis receive international support. Is this a sign that we’ve entered a new stage in global politics?
Rokhl’s Golden City: ‘Canada First’ ideology in non-sappy immigrant-tale theater, an invisible feminist in Toronto, an Easter Egg revealed in ‘Futurama,’ and other dispatches from the orbiting Yiddish cosmos
Anger management in a Vancouver restaurant
George Benjamin broke barriers as an elected official, newspaper editor, and leader of a Protestant organization
Tablet Original Fiction: ‘On either side of the street rose apartment buildings, thrumming with life and larceny. There it was, my immigrant childhood.’
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