Canadian Jewish News

Canadian Synagogue Hosts 'Death Cafe'

01/19/2014 - 19:00
Web Editor

Congregation Shaarkey Zedek in Winnipeg hosted a "Death Cafe" – a program that allows people to come together to talk about death and dying in a social setting – earlier this month, according to the Canadian Jewish News.

Quebec Jewish Groups: Ban On Personal Religious Articles Unconstitutional

09/12/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Jewish groups in Quebec have issued a new statements expressing their opposition to the government's proposed "values charter," which would ban religious headgear and other "conspicuous" religious symbols for public-sector employees, according to the Canadian Jewish News

Canadian Jewish News To Resume Print Edition

07/24/2013 - 20:00

Three months after announcing its closure, the Canadian Jewish News said it would resume publishing its print edition on Aug. 1.

The Towering Chanukah Bush

I know I promised you some December Dilemma resources.

But in the meantime, here’s an example of what NOT to do should you be invited over the home of an intermarried relative who has a “towering” Christmas tree “decorated with blue tinsel and blue ornaments, topped with a lit Star of David”:

I asked Marlene how she could so blatantly disrespect the Jewish religion by having such a sacrilegious symbol in her home. Perhaps I went too far when I asked if she thought her grandparents, who were Holocaust survivors, would approve.

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