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Video: Concordia University Israel Apartheid Event Peacefully Disrupted by Pro-Israel Protestors

A Concordia University Israel Apartheid Week event entitled “The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine: A Never Ending Resistance” was disrupted on Thursday evening by a peaceful protest when two men wearing Israeli flags entered the event chanting and blocking a projector displaying a short movie. The event was put on by the Solidarity for Palestinian Human […]

Former Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum Convicted of Fraud

Former Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum Convicted of Fraud

By Adam Luxenberg – Montreal Jewish News Former Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum, who in 2012 crowbarred his way into the Mayor’s seat on an anti-corruption platform, after his predecessor, Gerald Tremblay, resigned in disgrace due to administrative corruption, was convicted on eight counts of corruption. The former Mayor faces a possible five years in jail. […]

Former Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum Found Guilty on 8 out of 14 Counts

Former Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum Found Guilty on 8 out of 14 Counts

Former Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum, who paved his way into the Mayor’s office on an anti-corruption platform has been found guilty on 8 out of 14 corruption charges. He was found not guilty on two charges and four were suspended. The verdict came down late Thursday afternoon after the proceedings were delayed due to Applebaum […]

Canada condemns attack in Jerusalem

Canada condemns attack in Jerusalem

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement: “Canada strongly condemns today’s horrifying terrorist attack that killed four young Israel Defense Forces soldiers as they were on a cultural tour of Jerusalem. We are deeply saddened by the loss of life and hope for a speedy recovery for those injured. […]

Islamic extremist stickers found stuck to Repentigny, Que., cars

Islamic extremist stickers found stuck to Repentigny, Que., cars

Police in Repentigny, Que., are looking into a possible hoax after stickers promoting Islamic extremism were found stuck to a number of cars over the weekend. Some car owners in Repentigny, which is just northeast of Montreal, were surprised to find stickers proclaiming, in French: “Quebec is Allah’s land, convert or else…” The sticker features […]

Steve Maman, the ‘Jewish Schindler,’ opens up on saving Yazidis

When news of a Montreal businessman rescuing girls in Iraq first made headlines around the world, order Steve Maman basked in the limelight, doctor proud that he had managed to do something — something big — to fight the horror of the so-called Islamic State. “The Jewish Schindler” the press dubbed him repeatedly, try in […]

Montreal man under fire from Yazidi activists over rescue efforts

Montreal businessman Steve Maman has been dubbed the “Jewish Schindler” for his efforts to rescue women and girls from sexual slavery in Iraq. But now Maman is defending himself against questions about his motives, click methods and results being raised by politicians, activists and religious leaders from the very minority group he says he has […]

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