List of Canadian Jews

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Artists[edit]

Business and philanthropy[edit]

Film, TV and stage[edit]

Actors and performers[edit]

Directors and producers[edit]

Historical figures[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Jurists and public servants[edit]

  • Rosalie Abella, Supreme Court Justice
  • Michael Moldaver, Supreme Court Justice
  • Louis Rasminsky, Order of Canada. [20] Banker, Economist, 3rd Governor Bank of Canada, Alternate chairman foreign Exchange Control board, Member Economic and Financial section of the League of Nations, contributed to the Bretton Woods Conference.
  • Marshall Rothstein, Supreme Court Justice
  • Tillie Taylor, judge, first chair of the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission
  • Morris Fish, Supreme Court Justice
  • Bora Laskin, Supreme Court Justice

Activists[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Popular musicians[edit]

Writers[edit]

Authors[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Athletes[edit]

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.canadianartists.ca/canadian-artist-norman-leibovitch.htm
  2. ^ Governor General of Canada (2009-04-30). "Irving Schwartz O.C.". Honours, Order of Canada. Ottawa: Queen's Printer for Canada. Archived from the original on 2012-08-19. Retrieved 2010-08-22. 
  3. ^ Jennifer, Paterson (September 2007). "Liane Balaban". Post City Magazines. Archived from the original on June 14, 2013. Retrieved October 8, 2007. 
  4. ^ Billard[1] "Lani Billard (Busy) in real life – who is Jewish"
  5. ^ Collins[2] "She's currently trekking across Israel on a 10-day kibbutz and chatting about her career while surrounded by a busload of other young adults... When she returns from the tour — a trip called Birthright that offers free treks to the country for Jews in their late teens and early twenties — filming will begin almost immediately..."
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  7. ^ Obituary, The Jewish Chronicle, Apr 13 2007, p.20
  8. ^ a b c Pascoe, Bryon; Telner, Paul (December 7, 2006). "Comedians Kenny and Spenny revel in their ‘Heb-i-ness’". The Canadian Jewish News. Retrieved December 6, 2006. [dead link]
  9. ^ "50 years since she said, 'Julie, don't go!'". Toronto Star, May 2, 2008.
  10. ^ Rosen, Steven (November 16, 2006). "Want to spoof Purim and the Oscars? Be our Guest!". The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles 21 (39). Retrieved November 16, 2006. 
  11. ^ Linetsky[3] "A year ago, life could not have been much better for Jaclyn Linetsky. The beautiful young Jewish actress from the Montreal suburb of Hampstead had just scored a starring role in a new YTV tween comedy-drama 15/Love."
  12. ^ "Howie Mandel to headline ICRF gala". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on April 9, 2006. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  13. ^ http://www.tabletmag.com/scroll/131986/the-long-awaited-return-of-rick-moranis
  14. ^ Rogen -
  15. ^ Warehouse 13 - a vehicle made for Saul Rubinek -
  16. ^ Cohen, Mike. TV’s Lost Girl converts to Judaism, Jewish Tribune, August 23, 2011. Accessed October 18, 2011.
  17. ^ http://www.heritagefl.com/story/2013/05/24/features/catching-up-with-comedian-david-steinberg/781.html
  18. ^ Switzer[4] "Another Jewish member of the cast is Ottawa’s Kyle Switzer who plays campus newspaper editor Rick Geddes."
  19. ^ "Al Waxman dies at 65". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on February 26, 2005. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  20. ^ {{cite web|url=http://www.houseofhorrors.com/crypt/pages/interviews/printer_1967.shtml%7Cwork= HouseofHorrors.com|title=exclusive Interview : Director David Cronenberg}|6/1/2013}
  21. ^ "Applebaum now No. 2 at city hall". Canadian Jewish News, May 4, 2011.
  22. ^ a b "Martin names cabinet". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on December 15, 2004. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  23. ^ a b "Hillary, Stock, and anti-Semitism". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on January 22, 2005. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  24. ^ a b "Possible loss of 'Jewish' riding deplored". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on February 23, 2005. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  25. ^ "Bergman named to Charest cabinet". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on September 25, 2005. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  26. ^ "Jewish candidates defeated in Manitoba". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on May 5, 2005. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  27. ^ "David Arnold Croll". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  28. ^ "Finestone to retire from Senate". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on September 8, 2005. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  29. ^ "Montreal remains faithful to Liberals". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on February 15, 2005. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  30. ^ "Q Lt.-Gov. succeeds in blending responsibilities". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on September 5, 2005. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  31. ^ "Montreal Jewish lawyer named to the Senate". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on December 7, 2005. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  32. ^ "Hart". JewishEnyclopedia.com. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  33. ^ "Jews nearly 10% of megacity councillors". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on September 25, 2005. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  34. ^ "Ottawa rabbi adds Jewish touch to Dalton McGuinty’s big day". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on April 15, 2005. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  35. ^ "City of Toronto, Mayor Mel Lastman". 
  36. ^ "Edmonton elects first Jewish mayor". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on February 16, 2005. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  37. ^ "Tom Marshall is premier of Newfoundland and Labrador". The Telegram. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2014. 
  38. ^ "Historical Communities: New Waterford". Cape Breton Jewish Community. Halifax: Atlantic Jewish Council. 2012. Archived from the original on 2012-08-20. 
  39. ^ "Cornwall shul closes its doors on an 80-year history". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on March 20, 2006. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  40. ^ a b "Manitoba's Sidney Spivak remembered as a gentleman". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on May 1, 2005. Retrieved January 30, 2007. 
  41. ^ "Quebec Jews will stick with the Liberals". Canadian Jewish News. Retrieved January 30, 2007. [dead link]
  42. ^ The Internet and Hate Promotion: The 21st-Century Dilemma
  43. ^ "Henry Morgentaler". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  44. ^ Emily Mathieu, "Jewish women arrested in Toronto consulate protest", Toronto Star, 8 January 2009, accessed 4 September 2009.
  45. ^ http://heebmagazine.com/the-heeb-interview-with-drake-the-worlds-first-black-jewish-hip-hop-star/5386
  46. ^ http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/23003/how-the-holocaust-rocked-rush-front-man-geddy-lee/
  47. ^ Milman[5] "“In Canada, I’m Jewish first, Israeli second. When people start on the Jews, that’s when I get very Jewish. Obviously I’m Israeli whenever I turn on the news. I’m Canadian when I’m in the United States. I am a collection of all these things,” Milman says with an air of defiance."
  48. ^ Crawford, Trish (Dec 24, 2008). "Singing praises of a classic carol". Toronto Star. "Growing up Jewish in Forest Hills" 
  49. ^ "David Berman (graphic designer)". 
  50. ^ "Bright light, big city". The Globe and Mail. June 3, 2004. 
  51. ^ "Eli Mandel". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  52. ^ "Anne Michaels". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  53. ^ "Miriam Waddington". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  54. ^ "Adele Wiseman". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  55. ^ "Canadian Who's Who 1997 entry". University of Toronto Press. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  56. ^ Gould, Allan M. (2012). "Samuel Nathan Cohen". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Toronto: Historica Foundation. Archived from the original on 2012-08-19. Retrieved 2011-09-04. 
  57. ^ "RED FISHER". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  58. ^ Alanna Mitchell (March 27, 1992). "Barbara Frum Journalistic icon had her feet firmly on the ground". The Globe and Mail. 
  59. ^ "Montreal native is a mixed martial arts broadcaster". The Canadian Jewish News. Retrieved June 29, 2011. 
  60. ^ "Peter Charles Newman". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  61. ^ "January Magazine interview". January Magazine. Retrieved August 19, 2012. 
  62. ^ "New Encyclopedia Judaica has more Canadian entries". Canadian Jewish News. Archived from the original on January 2, 2007. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  63. ^ Craig Ballantyne (September 21, 1938). "Negro Scores Win Before 5,000 Fans; Berger is Victor". The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved July 29, 2010. 
  64. ^ McNulty, Dean (September 19, 2007). "TFC trying to get off schneid". Toronto Sun. Retrieved July 4, 2008. "Adam Braz won't be playing because he'll be at home in Montreal observing the Jewish high holiday (Yom Kippur) with his family" 
  65. ^ "Noah Cantor". National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
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  67. ^ Stuart Chelin (July 22, 2004). "Jewish youngster opens Toronto tennis center". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  68. ^ Paul Yogi Mayer (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: sport: a springboard for minorities. Vallentine Mitchell. ISBN 0-85303-451-6. Retrieved December 20, 2010. 
  69. ^ "CECIL "CECE" HART". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  70. ^ "LEW HAYMAN". http://www.jewishsports.net/BioPages/LewHayman.htm. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  71. ^ Tom Venesky (March 15, 2009). "A special brotherly connection; Henrichs on short list of Jewish players in pro hockey". The Times Leader. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  72. ^ "Labovitch, Max". Jewsinsports.org. Retrieved May 12, 2010. 
  73. ^ "Jewish skaters vie for spots in the NHL", CJNews[dead link]
  74. ^ "FANNY "BOBBIE" ROSENFELD". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  75. ^ "LOUIS RUBENSTEIN". International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved January 29, 2007. 
  76. ^ Ron Kaplan (January 13, 2009). "Welcome to the big time, Trevor Smith » Kaplan's Korner on Jews and Sports". New Jersey Jewish News. Retrieved June 2, 2010. 
  77. ^ Peter S. Horvitz (2007). The Big Book of Jewish Sports Heroes: An Illustrated Compendium of Sports History and The 150 Greatest Jewish Sports Stars. SP Books. Retrieved June 4, 2010.