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More U of T Professors Sign Letter Demanding Kosher Food on Campus

December 1, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada has intensified its demand that the University of Toronto (U of T) address concerns raised by a large number of faculty members about antisemitism on campus. In the aftermath of last month’s kosher food debacle, efforts by a group of nearly 60 faculty members to work …

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York Must Take Action against Anti-Israel Rioters

November 26, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that York University act against the student club that organized last week’s riot against a pro-Israel event – but we need YOUR help to make it happen. On Nov. 20, an enraged mob tried to prevent a panel featuring Israeli reservists from taking place on campus. …

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Anti-Israel Mob Fails to Block Event at York University

November 20, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An attempt to shut down a pro-Israel event on a Toronto university campus has failed. Members of Reservists on Duty, an organization that tours North American campuses “to speak with knowledge and confidence on behalf of Israel,” were hosted by Herut Canada at York University’s main campus on Wednesday evening. Earlier in …

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B’nai Brith and U of T Faculty Push Back against Kosher Food Rejection

November 19, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Following B’nai Brith Canada’s press release on Sunday, multiple University of Toronto (U of T) faculty members reached out to B’nai Brith seeking to work together in achieving equality for Jewish students in need of kosher food on campus. On Sunday, B’nai Brith exposed the U of T Graduate Students’ Union …

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Kosher Food Drive Violates “Will of the Membership,” Student Union Suggests

November 17, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A Toronto student union has refused to support a drive to make kosher food accessible on campus because its backers are “pro-Israel.” Last week, a Jewish student wrote to the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union (GSU), asking it to consider supporting an ongoing campaign (page doesn’t exist) by Hillel to …

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B’nai Brith Canada Disturbed by Federal Funding for Anti-Israel “Voting Guide”

October 25, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply concerned after learning that a federal grant was used to produce a guide instructing Canadian Muslims on how to vote in last Monday’s national election. The “Canadian Muslim Voting Guide: Federal Election 2019” was released by the Canadian Islamophobia Industry Research Project at Wilfred Laurier …

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BDS Activists to Headline Hamilton Anti-Racism Conference

October 3, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada HAMILTON – B’nai Brith Canada is disappointed by a local university’s refusal to remove a pair of anti-Israel speakers from its lineup for a conference Friday. Azeezah Kanji and Atif Kubursi are scheduled to speak at McMaster University’s “Gandhi 150 – Waging Action on Hate and Racism” conference, even though they are open and …

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