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Canadian official not inclined to reschedule national elections on Jewish holiday
July 30, 2019
“There is no such thing as a perfect election day, especially in a country as diverse as Canada,” wrote Canada’s chief electoral officer Stéphane Perrault. “There are always Canadians who are unable to vote.”
Court hears challenge over October election date falling on Jewish holiday
July 19, 2019
It coincides with the Jewish holiday of Shemini Atzeret, when Jewish tradition prohibits writing, driving, using electricity and working.
Jonathan S. Tobin
May 7, 2019
What’s wrong with a Jewish ‘Day of Justice?’
The campaign to add a Yom HaTzedek to the Jewish calendar sounds nice, but the problems of the liberalism equals Judaism paradigm outweigh the benefits.