When Austrian and German Jews escaped Nazism by fleeing to Britain during the 1930s, the last thing they expected was to find themselves prisoners in Canada, interred in camps with some of the same Nazis they had tried to escape back home.
The largest student association in Canada passed a resolution endorsing the global boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel.
U.S., Canadian and Australian officials walked out of a meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency when the Iranian envoy accused Israel of genocide.
A Canadian fertilizer company is determined to buy a major Israeli chemical company despite opposition among lawmakers and employees of the Israeli company.
Canada placed Israel on a list of "safe" countries whose citizens are unlikely to seek asylum as refugees.
The revered Jewish teacher David Hartman, who died in Jerusalem at the age of 81 this week, is being celebrated for his success in bringing together diverse thinkers from among rarely-interacting Jewish denominations.
The Jewish Canadian singer Drake won a Grammy Award, his first, for Rap Album of the Year.
An Israeli court has awarded the country's first divorce to a gay couple, which experts called an ironic milestone since same-sex marriages cannot be legally conducted in the Jewish state.
A gay Israeli couple for the first time was granted a divorce by an Israeli family court.
The Anti-Defamation League accused European countries of “capitulating to Arab intimidation” in voting to recognize Palestine as a non-member state at the United Nations.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper personally intervened to pressure the Palestinian Authority to drop its bid for upgraded status at the United Nations.
Yana Gorelik, the Canadian-Israeli who was imprisoned on charges of evading military service in Israel, was granted clemency and her jail term was reduced.
A Swedish ship carrying human rights activists attempting to break Israel's naval blockade of Gaza left from Italy.
Canada has closed its embassy in Tehran, listed Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism and expelled all Iranian diplomats from Canada.
Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel joined a growing list of Jewish leaders who are calling on Canada to reverse changes to legislation that denies health care to refugee claimants.
In a rare move, nine Canadian senators have warned the United Church of Canada that its proposed boycott of goods from Israeli settlements would harm already tense relations with the Jewish community.
One of the world's best-known Reform temples reportedly is in turmoil over the unexpected departure of its rabbi.
Air Canada passengers stuck aboard a delayed flight on Wednesday were treated to an impromptu onboard klezmer concert.
The activist group Queers Against Israeli Apartheid is planning to return to the gay pride parade in Toronto, setting up another battle with Jewish groups and the city.
A series of performances in Montreal by the French comedian Dieudonne M'Bala M'Bala, whose act has included anti-Semitic references, has been canceled.
Stubbornly high levels of anti-Semitic incidents in Canada show a "sustained undercurrent of anti-Jewish bias" in the country, B'nai Brith Canada said.
Thirty young aboriginal leaders from Canada will travel to Israel to study culture and society in the Jewish state.
The Simon Wiesenthal Center's latest list of the world's 10 most-wanted Nazi war criminals contains three new names, all with Canadian connections, and the Center claims to have new evidence against one of them.
An Arab-Israeli member of Israel's Knesset appears to have contravened an Israeli law by calling on Canadians to boycott Israel.
Canada mounted an intensive lobbying campaign last year to persuade other countries to oppose a United Nations vote on Palestinian statehood, a Canadian newspaper reported.
Canada's Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs accused a Quebec legislator of raising "a false issue" when he questioned ritual slaughter practices in the province.
Canada's Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is forming a volunteer network to provide security at Canadian synagogues and Jewish community facilities.
The foreign minister of Canada emphasized his country's staunch support of Israel. “Israel has no greater friend in the world than Canada,” John Baird said Monday at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial museum.
A Winnipeg synagogue is about to become the first Conservative shul in Canada to host a same-sex wedding ceremony. Shaarey Zedek Synagogue will be the scene on Jan. 21 for the "renewal" of marriage vows between two men wedded in a civil service in Vancouver in 2004, the Winnipeg Jewis Post and News reported.
Eleven Israeli citizens were arrested in Canada for allegedly working illegally there.
A Canadian teenager was arrested for allegedly setting a Jewish classmate's hair on fire after making anti-Semitic remarks.
Canada's federal government will help fund the safety of kosher food products.
Canada's government said it will help fund a memorial honoring Jewish war veterans.
Canada's foreign affairs minister said his country would continue paying dues to UNESCO but would not offer the agency any additional money.
The Palestinian envoy in Ottowa has apologized for tweeting a link to a video that was deemed offensive to Jews.
The Canadian government wants to send the Palestinian envoy in Ottawa packing after she tweeted a link to a video that was deemed offensive to Jews.
A former lawyer who calls himself a rabbi was arrested in Toronto and faces extradition to the United States where authorities allege he ran a massive immigration fraud scheme.
Canadian authorities have returned two teenage girls from an anti-Zionist Chasidic community to Israel.
A strong earthquake struck the U.S. East Coast and was felt as far away as Canada on Tuesday, shaking buildings in many cities, delaying flights and trains and sending thousands of frightened workers into the streets.
Canada's newly restructured Israel and Jewish advocacy agency finally has a name: the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs.
A man who spray-painted anti-Semitic slogans on three Jewish sites in Calgary was sentenced to 18 months probation.
Josh Dolgin didn’t set out to kick Yiddish music into the 21st century.
Canada will not support the Palestinian effort at the United Nations to win statehood.
Canada is fertile ground for anti-Semitism, especially on university campuses, a parliamentary committee has concluded.