My Jewish Experience: Creating Allies in the Fight Against Anti-Black Racism

My Jewish Experience: Creating Allies in the Fight Against Anti-Black Racism

Akilah Allen-Silverstein, Canadian Jewish Record, 06/25/2020

While I realize there isn’t an overwhelming number of people who look like me within the tight-knit Jewish community, we exist and we’re not going away.

New book on Canadian racism firmly refutes ‘We’re not as bad as the U.S.’ sentiment: Paradkar

New book on Canadian racism firmly refutes ‘We’re not as bad as the U.S.’ sentiment: Paradkar

Shree Paradkar, The Star, 09/10/2017

A painstakingly researched book by Black feminist, activist-writer Robyn Maynard debunks the myth of Canadian white benevolence and draws a straight line between past state-sanctioned injustices and current tensions.

SON OF CANADA’S FIRST BLACK JEW RECALLS HAPPY CHILDHOOD

SON OF CANADA'S FIRST BLACK JEW RECALLS HAPPY CHILDHOOD

Myron Love, CJN, 04/01/2015

Like most other Jewish kids growing up in Winnipeg’s north end in the 1940s and ’50s, Bill Mahon attended public school by day and cheder in the evenings, went to shul with his dad on Shabbat, had a bar mitzvah, went to St. John’s Tech for high school (where he was president of the student council) and hung out with his friends.