The Canadian Jewish Community Must Do More

This week has been a week of pain and feelings of sadness. We as Jews of Colour now have one year anniversaries of remembering victims of police brutality or police misconduct. Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the passing of Regis Korchinski-Paquet, a Black-Indigenous woman from Toronto who mysteriously fell off her balcony to herContinue reading “The Canadian Jewish Community Must Do More”

Emerson Swift Mahon:  A Canadian Jew

By: Eiran Harris – Canadian Jewish News Read more at: Emerson Swift Mahon In 1912, a young black man left Grenada in a quest for learning. His voyage led him to Canada and conversion to Judaism “May you be written in the book of life in the New Year,” says the greeting in Yiddish onContinue reading “Emerson Swift Mahon:  A Canadian Jew”