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Drake MP

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986), who records under the mononym Drake, is a Canadian recording artist, rapper, songwriter, and actor. He was born in Toronto, Ontario. He first garnered recog...

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Zvi Hirsch Cohen, Chief Rabbi Canada MP (1862 - 1950)

Rabbi Zvi Hirsch, Leonard Cohen's great grand uncle Rabbi Zvi Hirsch Cohen was born in 1862 in Lithuania and received his rabbinical ordination in Vilna and Volozhin. He was dean of the Canadian Ra...

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Peter Munk MP

Peter Munk, CC (born November 8, 1927) is a Canadian businessman and philanthropist. He is the chairman and founder of the mining company Barrick Gold, the world's largest gold-mining corporation. Ea...

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David Oppenheimer MP (1834 - 1897)

OPPENHEIMER, DAVID, businessman, politician, and author; b. 1 Jan. 1834 in Blieskastel (Federal Republic of Germany), fourth son of Salomon Oppenheimer, a merchant, and Johanetta Kahn; m. first c. 1857...

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Howie Mandel MP

Howard Michael "Howie" Mandel (born November 29, 1955) is a Canadian comedian, actor, television host, and voice actor. He is well known as host of the NBC game show Deal or No Deal, as well as the s...

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Edgar Miles Bronfman, Sr. MP (1929 - 2013)

Biography See: . Edgar Miles Bronfman (June 20, 1929 – December 21, 2013) was a Canadian-American businessman. Bronfman was born in Montreal into the Jewish Canadian Bronfman family, the son o...

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Samuel Edward Lichtenhein (1870 - 1936)

Samuel Edward Lichtenhein The owner (and president) of the Montreal Wanderers in the 1910s, Lichtenhein was a founding member of the National Hockey League in November, 1917. A remarkable character...

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Norman Frank Cantor (1929 - 2004)

Norman Frank Cantor (19 November 1929 – 18 September 2004)[1] was a historian who specialized in the medieval period. Known for his accessible writing and engaging narrative style, Cantor's book...

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Henry Benjamin MP (1879 - 1939)

Founder of the first Jewish Funeral Home in Toronto, H. Benjamin and Sons on Spadina in 1922.

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Aaron Ezekiel Hart (1803 - 1857)

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Ezekiel Hart MP (1770 - 1843)

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Cecil "Cece" Mordecai Hart MP (1883 - 1940)

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Aaron Philip משה אורי בן יחזקאל Hart MP (1724 - 1800)

Aaron Philip Hart (Hebrew: משה אורי בן יחזקאל‎; August 16, 1724 – December 28, 180...

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Larry Tanenbaum MP

Toronto, ON, Canada

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Joey Tanenbaum MP

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Max Tanenbaum MP (1909 - 1983)

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Bob Kaplan MP (1936 - 2012)

Robert Philip "Bob" Kaplan , PC, QC (born December 27, 1936) is a former Canadian Cabinet minister and lawyer. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Kaplan received a Bachelor of Arts in 1958 and an LL.B in 1961...

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Abraham Tanenbaum MP (1877 - 1957)

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Joseph Tanenbaum MP (1906 - 1992)

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Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut MP (1912 - 2012)

Wolf Gunther Plaut, CC, O.Ont (November 1, 1912 - February 8, 2012) is a Reform rabbi and author. Plaut was the rabbi of Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto for several decades and since 1978 is its Senior ...

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Peter Frederick Bronfman MP (1929 - 1996)

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Edward Maurice Bronfman MP (1927 - 2005)

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Leonard Norman Cohen MP

Leonard Cohen Hallelujah Almost Like the Blues Newest Album . . . “Though I let my heart get frozen,” Cohen sings, “to keep away the rot / my father says I’m cho...

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Charles Rosner Bronfman MP

Charles Rosner Bronfman, PC CC (born June 27, 1931) is an English-speaking Quebecer businessman and philanthropist. With an estimated net worth of 2 billion (as of October 2012), Bronfman was ranked ...

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Samuel Bronfman MP (1889 - 1971)

Samuel Bronfman , CC (February 27, 1889 – July 10, 1971) was a Canadian business magnate and philanthropist. He founded Distillers Corporation Limited, and is a member of the Canadian Jewish fam...

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Lorne Greene MP (1915 - 1987)

Lorne Greene (February 12, 1915 – September 11, 1987), was the stage name of Lyon Hyman Green , OC, a Canadian actor. His television roles include Ben Cartwright on the western Bonanza , and Com...

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Monty Hall MP

Monty Hall (born Monte Halperin), is a Canadian-born emcee, producer, actor, singer and sportscaster, best known as host of the television game show Let's Make a Deal. He attended the University of M...

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Jack "J.L." Warner MP (1892 - 1978)

Jack Leonard "J.L." Warner (born Jacob Warner) was the president and driving force behind the successful development of Warner Bros. Studios. Warner's 45-year career was lengthier than that of any othe...

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Alex "Mine Boy" Levinsky MP (1910 - 1990)

Alexander "Mine Boy" Levinsky (February 2, 1910 – September 1, 1990) was an American professional ice hockey Defenseman who played nine seasons in the National Hockey League for the Toronto Mapl...

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Bob Nyström MP

Robert Thore Nystrom (born October 10, 1952) is a retired professional ice hockey right winger. He played for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1972 to 1986. He is best re...

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Linda Frum (Sokolowski) MP

The Honourable Linda Frum is an accomplished writer and journalist. She is a former contributing editor to Maclean’s and was a columnist with the National Post from 1998-2002 and again from 2006...

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Barbara Rosberg Frum, OC MP (1937 - 1992)

Barbara Frum , OC (September 8, 1937 – March 26, 1992) was a Canadian radio and television journalist, acclaimed for her interviews for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Personal life B...

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David J. Frum MP

Washington, District of Columbia, DC, USA

Canadian-American Speechwriter for George W. Bush.-------------------- David J. Frum is a Canadian American journalist active in both the United States and Canadian political arenas. A former economi...

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Al Waxman MP (1935 - 2001)

Albert Samuel Waxman , CM, OOnt (March 2, 1935 – January 18, 2001) was a Canadian actor and director of over 1000 productions on radio, television, film, and stage. He is best known for his star...

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Johnny Wayne MP (1918 - 1990)

Johnny Wayne (born John Louis Weingarten; May 28, 1918 - July 18, 1990) was a Canadian comedian and comedy writer best known for his work as part of the comedy duo Wayne and Shuster alongside Frank Shu...

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Lorne Michaels MP

Lorne Michaels, CM (born November 17, 1944) is a Canadian-American television producer, writer, and comedian best known for creating and producing Saturday Night Live and producing the various film and...

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Joe Shuster MP (1914 - 1992)

Joseph "Joe" Shuster (July 10, 1914 - July 30, 1992) was a Canadian comic book artist. He was best known for co-creating the DC Comics character Superman, with writer Jerry Siegel, first published in A...

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Frank Shuster MP (1916 - 2002)

Frank Shuster , OC (September 5, 1916 – January 13, 2002) was a Canadian comedian best known as a member of the comedy duo Wayne and Shuster ( Johnny Wayne being the other half). Born in Toron...

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Rudolph Arthur Marcus, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1992 MP

Rudolph "Rudy" Arthur Marcus (born July 21, 1923) is a Canadian-Jewish-born chemist who received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in...

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Sidney Altman, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1989 MP

Sidney Altman , born: 7 May 1939, Montreal, Canada. American-Canadian biophysicist and molecular biologist, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1989 (jointly with Thomas R. Cech) "for their discovery of catalytic...

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Louis Rasminsky, 3rd Governor of Bank of Canada MP (1908 - 1998)

Louis Rasminsky, CC, CBE (February 1, 1908, - September 15, 1998, Ottawa) was the third Governor of the Bank of Canada from 1961 to 1973, succeeding James Coyne. He was succeeded by Gerald Bouey. Bor...

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Saul Bellow, Nobel Prize in Literature 1976 MP (1915 - 2005)

Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 – April 5, 2005) was a Canadian-born American writer. For his literary contributions, Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the Na...

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Seth Rogen MP

Seth Rogen; born April 15, 1982, is a Canadian stand-up comedian, actor, producer, screenwriter, and voice artist. Rogen began his career doing stand-up comedy during his teen years, winning the Vancou...

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Walter Kohn, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1998 MP

CA, USA

Walter Kohn (born March 9, 1923, in Vienna, Austria) is an Austrian-born Jewish American theoretical physicist. He was awarded, with John Pople, the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1998 . The award recogni...

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William Alan Shatner MP

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA, USA

Read Wikipedia Bio Perhaps best known for his roles on Boston Legal, T.J. Hooker and Star Trek, William Shatner is one of the most recognizable stars working today. His distinctive voice and cadenc...

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Steven Page MP

Steven Page, lead-singer, guitarist and principal songwriter for the internationally acclaimed pop band the BNL, grew up in Scarborough, Ontario, feeling like he was the only Jew in the neighbourhood, ...

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