About Us

Since 1960, The Canadian Jewish News has been a cornerstone for the Jewish community across Canada.  Delivering meaningful and informative content with the highest of journalistic standards, The CJN continues to be a source of trusted journalism for the Jewish Diaspora and Israel.

Following our reopening in 2021, incredible progress has been made to modernize The CJN. A not-for-profit, award-winning media organization, The CJN continues to offer a unique and varied approach to journalism on a daily basis—at no cost to our audience—through multimedia storytelling and reporting, ensuring our audience is accurately informed when news breaks.

Please consider supporting us by making a tax-deductible donation. As a thank-you, we will deliver our quarterly print magazine to your door at no cost.

Our Mission

To create, curate and foster an exchange of Jewish perspectives, debate and thought leadership that will allow our audience to explore and identify with Jewish life in Canada.

Our Vision

To bring the Jewish community together by offering a unique and engaging omnichannel platform whereby The Canadian Jewish News becomes a routine source of information within every Jewish Canadian household.

The Canadian Jewish News endeavors to be Canada’s leading source for local, national and international information impacting the Jewish community. The CJN will strive to expand its reach nationally while growing awareness and engaging with the next generation of Jewish readers, listeners and influencers.

To keep up to date on The CJN, please sign up for our free newsletter or subscribe to one of our many podcasts on Apple, Spotify or any other streaming platform.

Our Staff

Business Team

Chief Executive Officer
Michael Weisdorf

General Manager
Kathy Meitz

Sales Director
Grace Zweig

Editorial Team

News Editor
Lila Sarick

Senior Editor
Phoebe Maltz Bovy

News Reporter
Jonathan Rothman

Managing Editor
Marc Weisblott

Janice Arnold, Ron Csillag, Samantha Goodman, Josh Lieblein, John Longhurst, Sam Margolis, David Matlow, Ronit Novak, Ruth Panofsky, Etery Podolsky, Amanda Polese-Lovgren, Hannah Srour-Zackon

Podcast Team

Director of Podcasts
Michael Fraiman

Podcast Producer
Zachary Kauffman

Podcast Hosts
Ellin Bessner, The CJN Daily
Avi Finegold, Bonjour Chai
Phoebe Maltz Bovy, Bonjour Chai
Jamie Hirsh, Menschwarmers
Gabe Pulver, Menschwarmers
David Sklar, Culturally Jewish
Ilana Zackon, Culturally Jewish
Rivka Campbell, Rivkush
Ralph Benmergui, Not That Kind of Rabbi

Board of Directors

Bryan Borzykowski, President
Sam Reitman, Treasurer and Secretary
Ira Gluskin
Jacob Smolack
Elizabeth Wolfe

With the participation of the Government of Canada.