The CJN Daily
This is what Jewish Canada sounds like. A bite-sized newscast hosted by investigative journalist Ellin Bessner, breaking stories and interviewing community leaders. Airs Monday to Thursday.Subscribe
Ellin is a journalist and author who has worked for CTV News, CBC News, The Canadian Press and JazzFM. Her assignments have taken her across Canada, Europe and Africa. Ellin taught journalism for nearly 20 years at Centennial College. She authored the book Double Threat: Canadian Jews, the Military and WWII (2019) and contributed to Northern Lights: A Canadian Jewish History (2020). Her work prompted Veterans Affairs Canada to recognize the contribution of Canada’s Jewish community to the country’s military. Ellin lives with her husband and two sons in Richmond Hill, Ont. She is a fan of Outlander, gardening, mah-jong and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Contact her at [email protected].
‘Bittersweet’ win as King David Lions become B.C.’s first Jewish senior boys basketball champions
Jewish populations are growing in every major Canadian city—except Toronto
The CJN’s Honourable Menschen returns to honour Jewish Canadians we recently lost from the world of arts
Why filmmaker Ezra Soiferman would rather spend his winters in Montreal than Florida
This Toronto rabbi says Canadian Jews must support Israel and stop criticizing her politics in public
Lenka Lichtenberg just won a Juno with her grandmother’s Holocaust poems
A conversation with Canada’s oldest Conservative rabbi, Erwin Schild, on the occasion of his 103rd birthday
This doctor wants Ashkenazi women to help lobby for breast cancer screening at age 40
Pierre Poilievre won’t sanction MPs who lunched with far-right German politician
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