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Over 3000 rally for Israel

Over 3000 rally for Israel

The Gelber Conference Centre was packed with over 1000 Jews Monday evening, case and the crowds spilled out into the hallways, pharm outdoor garden, and the entrance to the Jewish Public Library building as 3000 members the Jewish community of Montreal rallied in support of Israel. The rally, organized by Federation CJA and the Centre […]

Lev Tahor’s Helbrans Flees to Guatemala

Lev Tahor’s Helbrans Flees to Guatemala

To no one’s surprise – except perhaps for befuddled child protection officials and a judge in rural Ontario, Canada – the leader of the haredi Lev Tahor cult and many of his followers have fled child abuse allegations in two separate Canadian provinces for the far less regulated backwater of rural Guatemala.The villagers in San […]

Hit and Run on Queen Mary Kills Jewish DDO Woman

A Jewish woman in her 60s was killed by a hit and run driver in front of Chez Benny a little after 10:30 Tuesday night. Elyane Benizri of Dollard-des-Ormeaux was in Montreal with some friends to visit someone sitting Shiva. After the Shiva they all went out for coffee at Chez Benny. Benizri started her […]

Montreal Rally Held to Support Three Kidnapped Israeli Teens

Montreal Rally Held to Support Three Kidnapped Israeli Teens

When three young Yeshiva students were kidnapped by Palestinian terrorists last Thursday night, drugs the news hit Montreal several hours before Shabbos and the incident featured in every Rabbi’s Shabbos sermon. Extra Tehillim (psalms) and special Mi Shebeirachs (prayers) were said in Synagogues across Montreal, patient from Cote St Luc to Outremont.When Shabbos went out, […]

B’nai Brith Refuses to Meet With Anti-Israel Tutu

Frank Dimant, the CEO of B’nai B’rith Canada, said he refused to meet South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu during his visit to Canada last week due to Tutu’s anti-Israel views. Tutu, 82, who won a Nobel Peace Prize for his work against apartheid in South Africa, has become involved in the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and […]