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Voices of Canadian Jews

Bryan M. Knight

Voices of Canadian Jews

thirty-six accomplished men and women speak out on politics, patriotism, religion, and sex

by Bryan M. Knight

  • 231 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Chessnut Press in Montreal .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Jews -- Canada -- Interviews.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statement[interviews conducted by] Bryan M. Knight, Rachel Alkallay.
      ContributionsAlkallay, Rachel, 1959-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1035.J5 K55 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 509 p. ;
      Number of Pages509
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2250583M
      ISBN 100919848028
      LC Control Number89127064

      "Of all the major religions, Judaism is arguably the most welcoming of gays and lesbians. The contributors to Queer Jews offer a pioneering anthology of probing, insightful, humorous and soul-searching essays that explore the joys and the conflicts of being both Jewish and queer. Combining memoir, pop culture analysis, and stories from the front lines, Queer Jews introduces a new 4/5(1).   The CIJA’s predecessor, the Canadian Council for Israel and Jewish Advocacy — dubbed CIJA — was formed in to act as an umbrella body and funding conduit for the CJC and the other.

      Canada’s Conservative government is trying to convince Canadian Jews to support its right-wing imperialistic worldview. Prime Minister Stephen Harper recently spoke to the annual Toronto gala of the Jewish National Fund, which has a long history of dispossessing Palestinians and discriminating against non-Jews. Echoing the words of Theodor Herzl, a founder of political Zionism, Harper [ ]. The Canadian Jewish Experience Maintaining Consensus: The Canadian Jewish Polity in the Postwar World, This book focuses principally on the first post-war generation from the late s to the mids: a generation of reconstitution. Canadian Jews also remained more traditional than their counterparts in most of the other countries of.

      Despite the quotidian subject matter, the book was met with much success in francophone Quebec. The writer, whose real name is known to many residents in Outremont, the Montreal borough in which she resides, calls herself “Malka Zipora” for her book, though she refers to herself throughout, more significantly, only as “a Hasidic mom,” making herself a representative of her community. A recent poll commissioned by Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) and the United Jewish People’s Order found that “a significant portion” of Canadian Jews are critical of Israel’s policies concerning the Palestinians and that almost half believe accusations of anti-Semitism are often used to silence legitimate criticism of the Israeli government.


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