cig_control March 9, 2019

When Andria Spindel and Rivka Campbell addressed Grade 6 students at Bialik Hebrew Day School in Toronto as part of Black History Month, there was a very good chance that none of the youngsters had ever heard of Emerson Swift Mahon. Likewise, there was probably very little familiarity with the Lemba people of Zimbabwe, the […]

cig_control March 9, 2019

My father was a combat photographer in World War II, who filmed our frontline troops in Europe from Omaha Beach through the liberation of Paris and the Battle of the Bulge to Berlin in ruins. He also filmed the liberation of Dachau, an experience so painful he never spoke about it to me until the […]

cig_control March 9, 2019

WHAT’S NEW SHORES OF LIGHT The untold story of the Jewish refugee camps in Puglia, Italy, from `1945 -1947 Interviewer Giorgio Tinelli who was born and raised in Salento, Puglia and special guest Dora Ennis. Wednesday, March 27, 6:30, Villa Colombo, 40 Playfair Ave., Toronto Free admission and refreshments

cig_control March 7, 2019

PROTEST AGAINST: MASS KILLINGS OF YEZIDI SLAVES AND LACK OF SUPPORT FOR YEZIDIS IN THE MIDST OF GENOCIDE! Friday March 8th 2019 1 – 3 pm Nathan Phillips square – down to Toronto 100 Queen St west – ( At Bay & Queen ) PROTEST AGAINST: MASS KILLINGS OF YEZIDI SLAVES AND LACK OF SUPPORT […]

cig_control March 7, 2019

We at vpnMentor conducted a survey in which we asked 695 LGBTQ+ people worldwide about their experiences online as they relate to their sexual orientation and gender identity. The results – referenced throughout this article – illuminated the unique challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community. Here are some of our key findings:+ 73% of all […]

cig_control March 7, 2019

Jewish groups protest open displays of anti-Semitism at parade in town of Aalst, west of Brussels Participants in a street celebration in the Belgian city of Aalst on Sunday paraded giant puppets of Orthodox Jews and a rat atop money bags, prompting Dutch Chief Rabbi Binyomin Jacobs to condemn the act as “shocking, typical, anti-Semitic […]

cig_control March 7, 2019

Our study finds Hungary, Poland, Croatia and Baltics minimizing role in WWII atrocities, paving the way for rabid nationalism European governments are rehabilitating World War II collaborators and war criminals while minimizing their own guilt in the attempted extermination of Jews. ​ The Holocaust Remembrance Project, a new report rating European Union countries on how […]

cig_control March 7, 2019

At an April 1996 conference at an unknown location, Pakistani-born Canadian Imam Zafar Bangash praised Imam Khomeini’s fatwa against Salman Rushdie as the “first direct challenge to the West’s political hegemony” because, according to him, the publishing of The Satanic Verses was a carefully calculated attack against Islam that Muslims should not tolerate. He said […]