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Petition to Bar Faisal Bhabha from Teaching “Human Rights” at Osgoode Hall Law School

Rhonda Lenton Office of the President 1050 Kaneff Tower 4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON M3J 1P3   Dear President and Vice-Chancellor Lenton, We, the undersigned, demand that Associate Professor Faisal Bhabha no longer teach any “human rights” courses at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School. As you acknowledged in your letter of June 2, antisemitism remains a …

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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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Sign Our Petition to Revoke SAIA York’s Club Status

Rhonda Lenton Office of the President 1050 Kaneff Tower 4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Dear Professor Lenton, We, the undersigned, demand that the York University administration immediately revoke the club status of Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) York, pending a full investigation into the events of Nov. 20, 2019. Swift remedial action should be taken against …

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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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Letter of Concern Regarding UTGSU Antisemitism

November 18, 2019   Professor Meric Gertler President, University of Toronto 27 King’s College Circle Toronto, ON M5S 1A1   Dear Professor Gertler, We are writing to you as concerned faculty at the University of Toronto regarding the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union (UTGSU) refusal to support a drive to make kosher food accessible …

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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 to Intervene in Canadian Federation of Students Court Case

October 8, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada has been granted intervener status in another important court case. On Oct. 11, B’nai Brith will argue in defense of an Ontario government policy that allows post-secondary students to opt out of non-essential supplemental fees when paying tuition. Some of these previously mandatory fees include funding …

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