Gary Rosenblatt |
Editor and Publisher
When Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, as president of Iran, would invite leaders of the Iranian Jewish community in the U.S. to meet with him when he was in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, the answer was a definitive “no.”
After all, he was a Holocaust denier whose stated goal was to wipe Israel off the map.
But in recent days, when the new Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, issued a similar invitation, there was considerable discussion among the leadership of the Iranian Jewish community here and in Los Angeles as to the appropriate response...
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.