Politicians unite to fight Quebec’s “crappy” secularism bill

An anti-Bill 21 coalition of West End elected municipal, provincial and federal officials became strained at its launch when one member compared the proposed secularism law to “ethnic cleansing.”
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A group of Congregation Beth-El members are dissenting from a decision made by the synagogue’s executive to associate with Shaare Zion Congregation, an agreement that has now been formalized.
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Like his message, Theodor Herzl’s popularity has enjoyed a resurrection over the last year, thanks in part to a mascot-style costume of the Budapest-born, Vienna-bred visionary.
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Norman Ravvin reviews Chava Rosenfarb’s Confessions of a Yiddish Writer and Other Essays, which recently won a Canadian Jewish Literary award.
Canada

B’nai Brith Canada has been granted intervener status in a court case between the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) and the York Federation of Students on one side, and the Government of Ontario on the other.