Displaying items by tag: Jewish - New Canadian Media - New Canadian Media http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:54:34 -0400 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb We are All Immigrants http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37038-we-are-all-immigrants http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/37038-we-are-all-immigrants Jewish immigrants make aliyah to Israel.
 Ciommmentary by Norma Baumel Joseph “Immigrants get the job done!” These were the strong words of Lin Manuel-Miranda at the…
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Commentary Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:58:46 -0400
Fiction Connects Faith to Contemporary World http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/36418-fiction-connects-faith-to-contemporary-world http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/36418-fiction-connects-faith-to-contemporary-world From l to r: Panel host Eufemia Fantetti and authors Zarqa Nawaz, Ayelet Tsabari, Vivek Shraya and Cherie Dimaline discuss how traditions and beliefs inspire their literary work at the Festival of Literary Diversity in Brampton, Ont.
by Tazeen Inam in Mississauga Canadian authors of faith-based fiction say seeking answers in religion to the injustices of their…
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Books Tue, 21 Jun 2016 11:01:00 -0400
Ottawa Holocaust Survivors Project Launches at Carleton http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/35709-ottawa-holocaust-survivors-project-launches-at-carleton http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/35709-ottawa-holocaust-survivors-project-launches-at-carleton Photos collected from the museum at Auschwitz Birkenau, Poland.
by Eddie Ameh in Ottawa Elly Bollegraaf, 76, moved to Canada in 1951 with her family after most of her…
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History Wed, 25 May 2016 23:36:00 -0400
Religious Accommodation Still a Struggle in Quebec http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/34091-religious-accommodation-still-a-struggle-in-quebec http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/34091-religious-accommodation-still-a-struggle-in-quebec A Hasidic Jew out for a walk in Mile End, Montreal, a district where many cultural communities live in harmony side by side. Though an insular community, the Hasidic Jews live here in the same neighbourhood as the general population.
by Elvira Truglia in Montreal On one of the final stops during its two-year, cross-country “Our Canada” workshop series, the…
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Arts & Culture Mon, 04 Apr 2016 19:51:07 -0400
Refugee Sponsors Take Leaps of Faith http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33735-refugee-sponsorship-transcends-religious-difference http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33735-refugee-sponsorship-transcends-religious-difference Naomi Alboim, Sabine Lehr and Suzanne Rumsey (first three from far left) were three of the speakers on the  “Refugees and Religion: Push, Pull and the Politics of Crisis” panel.
by Tazeen Inam in Toronto Religion plays a major role in the lives of many refugees, making it an important…
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Top Stories Mon, 14 Mar 2016 13:08:15 -0400
Faith Communities Step Up to Welcome Refugees http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33219-faith-communities-step-up-to-welcome-refugees http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/33219-faith-communities-step-up-to-welcome-refugees Refugees being stopped by the police at the Greek–Macedonian border. Many of Toronto's faith-based communities are stepping up to sponsor refugees.
by Leah Bjornson in Vancouver In this week’s round-up of what’s been making headlines in Canada’s ethnic media: faith-based organizations…
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Top Stories Sat, 13 Feb 2016 21:33:29 -0500
MLK Would Be Proud of Canada: Grégoire-Trudeau http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32775-mlk-would-be-proud-of-canada-gregoire-trudeau http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32775-mlk-would-be-proud-of-canada-gregoire-trudeau Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a crowd from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial where he delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream,” speech Aug. 28, 1963, in Washington, D.C.
by Susan Korah in Ottawa To some people, Canada seems like the land of American civil rights hero Martin Luther…
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Top Stories Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:10:06 -0500
Canada Must Open Its Door Without Discrimination http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32133-canada-must-open-its-door-without-discrimination http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32133-canada-must-open-its-door-without-discrimination As more and more refugees land in Canadian airports, we must remain committed to building a society based on inclusion and founded on the principles of human dignity and mutual respect, writes Anita Bromberg.
Commentary by Anita Bromberg in Toronto Sixty-seven years after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and 50…
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Commentary Thu, 10 Dec 2015 08:02:42 -0500
Govt Urged to Improve Services for Non-Christian Inmates http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32082-govt-urged-to-improve-services-for-non-christian-inmates http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/32082-govt-urged-to-improve-services-for-non-christian-inmates Religious minorities feel like second class citizens inside the prison system, says a staff lawyer with West Coast Prison Justice Society.
by Daniel Leon Rodriguez in Calgary Religion can be a key element in the rehabilitation of inmates. However, for minorities,…
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Top Stories Mon, 07 Dec 2015 11:55:18 -0500
Jewish Community Looks Forward to Working with Trudeau http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31111-jewish-community-looks-forward-to-working-with-trudeau http://isa.newcanadianmedia.ca/item/31111-jewish-community-looks-forward-to-working-with-trudeau Jewish Community Looks Forward to Working with Trudeau
Following a divisive 78-day campaign – the longest in modern Canadian history – Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau emerged as Canada’s...…
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National Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:01:09 -0400