On March 8, 1979, 100,000 Iranian women marched in protest against new laws that had just been passed which made the hijab compulsory for all women. In 1982 the law would be extended to girl...
This coming November 2nd marks the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, which with its portentous words, “His Majesty’s government view with favour the establishment in Palestine of a nati...
Some Canadian aboriginal activists think the $60M Truth and Reconciliation Commission just wasn’t enough for their liking.  Staffed with 75 people, 48 of them aboriginal...
We hear a lot these days about fake news, but what about “fake heritage?”  In the battle for international hearts and minds, being “indigenous” is a ho...
“Where I am coming From” I am delighted to submit this, my debut weekly column, to ThePostMillennial.com. I hope readers will indulge my taking this occasion to introduce “wher...
Quis custodiet ipsos custodies? Who watches the watchmen in our society? That is the case before the court of public opinion in Canada today. The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) regulates...
Last August, two law professors, Amy Wax and Larry Alexander, wrote an op ed in the Philadelphia Inquirer arguing that the 1950s prescription for success – get an education before you marr...
Out of desperation to claim title as the most politically correct institution in Canada, the Toronto District School Board has made itself a target for mockery twice in the last month. Last week, t...
With Parliament’s passage in late March of Motion 103, which condemned “Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination,” the Canadian Heritage...
  Art and political activism make awkward bedfellows. They become unethical bedfellows when activist artists bully politically neutral colleagues into complicity with their cause.  ...
Revitalizing Judaism and applying Jewish values to help heal our imperiled planet by Richard H. Schwartz with Rabbi Yonassan Gershom and Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz Barbara Kay is a ...
Menace of war is the “hermit kingdom’s” stock in trade. For the first time, two weeks ago, North Korea threatened an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack on North America that could...
Humans die quickly if utterly deprived of fat. A high-fat, carb-free life produces lean, fit bodies Healthy eating and weight management are both obsessions in my family. There are no food regi...
In their Sunday night French-language debate in Montreal, four NDP leadership aspirants gingerly navigated the minefield of Quebec’s Bill 62, nearing enactment, which will ban face ...
Very young children do not see animals as “other.” It seems natural to them that stories should feature animals who speak and wear clothing. There is no harm in that.  Babar, Curio...
July 16 marked the 75th anniversary of the infamous 1942 mass roundup of French Jews in Paris’s Velodrome d’Hiver (“Vel d’Hiv”), when 13,152 Jews were deported to...
Last week, motivated by a sense of duty, I took my nine-year old granddaughter to the film Despicable Me 3, my first exposure to this popular series. It turned out to be no chore at all; I laughed ...
Why Bill C-51 will likely lead to wrongful convictions for sexual assault In his Toronto Sun column of July 9, (“Just some legal spring cleaning”) André Marin took strong exc...
As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, it offers the opportunity for the Jewish community to evaluate its role within Canadian society, and how it has evolved since Confede...
In the case of controversial sex bots, which seem to me a victimless fetish, I find myself remarkably unoffended, even somewhat boosterish at their potential for alleviating human distress ...