Kay vs. Kay: Has Canada been good for the Jews?
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 Confederation. Has Canada been good for the Jews? Has the anti-semitism that previous generations faced after immigrating to this country largely disappeared? Or have many of the anti-jewish sentiments that caused them to flee the horrors of Europe re-emerged in new and insidious ways in contemporary Canadian society? National Post columnist and panellist on CBC’S The National Jonathan Kay, and National Post columnist Barbara Kay, discuss.