The Canada Post Hanukkah stamp features a geometric design of a Jewish Menorah, that symbolizes the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem, following the victory of the Maccabean Revolt over the Greeks in the 2nd century BCE.
By EYTAN HALON
Alongside the usual candles, donuts and dreidels that traditionally mark the holiday of Hanukkah, Canada Post is adding a stamp recognizing the Jewish “festival of lights” to this year’s celebrations.
The stamp features a geometric design representing different types of menorahs and a strong contrast between light and dark, creating the appearance of flickering candles.
Hanukkah is also written “Hanoukka” on the stamp, reflecting Canada’s second official language, French. Continue Reading »
Canada’s Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote, ordered Canada Post to stop delivering an anti-Semitic, Toronto newspaper that publishes “misogynist, racist, anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and homophobic hate propaganda.”
By Ben Ariel
Canada’s federal government has ordered Canada Post to stop delivering an anti-Semitic Toronto newspaper which repeatedly denied the Holocaust, praised Adolf Hitler and derided Jews as well as Muslims, The National Post reports.
Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote, who oversees Canada Post, made the decision less than two months after a human rights complaint accused the government and the postal service of “regularly and knowingly delivering misogynist, racist, anti-Jewish, anti-Muslim, and homophobic hate propaganda.” Continue Reading »