The Canadian Jewish News Jewish community is prepared, security expert says after Yonge St. attack 2018-04-24T20:59:49.000000000+00:00 The director of security for Canada’s Jewish communities was in close contact with law enforcement agencies yesterday, after a man in a rented truck mowed down pedestrians on a busy Toronto street. The post Jewish community is prepared, security expert says after Yonge St. attack appeared first o... From Yoni’s Desk: Portman deserves the benefit of the doubt 2018-04-24T19:44:00.000000000+00:00 In the days since Natalie Portman announced she would not attend a ceremony in Jerusalem this summer to accept the Genesis Prize, along with $2 million to dole out to charities of her choosing, the Israeli-born, Oscar-winning actress has faced scrutiny of talmudic proportions. The post From Yoni’... Jewish Music Week Contest 2018-04-24T16:00:40.000000000+00:00 CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW FOR FULL CONTEST DETAILS. To email your name, address, and daytime phone number Click Here The post Jewish Music Week Contest appeared first on The Canadian Jewish News. She loves me, but she doesn’t want me 2018-04-24T15:43:49.000000000+00:00 What do you do when a girl doesn’t want you, but you know she loves you? The post She loves me, but she doesn’t want me appeared first on The Canadian Jewish News. TJFF founder honoured for decades of public service 2018-04-24T14:39:50.000000000+00:00 When Helen Zukerman got word she would be receiving a Meritorious Service Medal in honour of her civil service to Canada, her first impression was it was a joke. The post TJFF founder honoured for decades of public service appeared first on The Canadian Jewish News. Duo’s debut film has satire, music and a dog — sort of 2018-04-24T12:28:22.000000000+00:00 A Dog in Paris, written, directed and produced by Sam Berns, 25, and Aaron Alter, 24, both of Thornhill, Ont., reflects the coming of age experience within their own lives. The post Duo’s debut film has satire, music and a dog — sort of appeared first on The Canadian Jewish News. Bridging the divide between Jews and Muslims in the West 2018-04-23T19:56:03.000000000+00:00 A Muslim journalist argues that the time is right for the Canadian Jewish and Islamic communities to forge a positive long-term relationship. The post Bridging the divide between Jews and Muslims in the West appeared first on The Canadian Jewish News. Canadian business accelerator lauded as one of the best in the world 2018-04-23T19:09:27.000000000+00:00 UBI Global, a Swedish data and advisory firm, ranked the Toronto-based York Entrepreneurship Development Institute as the number 1 university-linked business accelerator in the world. The post Canadian business accelerator lauded as one of the best in the world appeared first on The Canadian Jewi... At 100, Ruth Rotman is still active in the community 2018-04-23T17:28:52.000000000+00:00 Ruth Wolfish Rotman was a trailblazer in the volunteer world when Na’amat Canada was still known as Pioneer Women. Na’amat is part of an international women’s organization, with roots in the Labour Zionist movement, that provides social services to women and children in Israel. The post At 100, R... Exploring the Jewish world at Hot Docs 2018-04-23T12:41:41.000000000+00:00 Montreal-based Ina Fichman is presenting two films she produced that have already received critical and audience acclaim on the festival circuit. The post Exploring the Jewish world at Hot Docs appeared first on The Canadian Jewish News.