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Student Newspaper Lauds Montreal Activist for Fighting Racism; Reneges Because of Pro-Israel Stance

June 27, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. MONTREAL – When I attended Concordia University more than 30 years ago as a journalism student, I was never fond of the editorial slant of campus newspaper, The Link. Its …

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Concordia Student Union Should Apologize for Supporting ‘Passover Against Apartheid’ Event

MONTREAL – Last week, I wrote about the controversial “Passover Against Apartheid” event held at Concordia University. To recap, the Concordia Student Union (CSU) partnered with the Fine Arts Student Alliance and campus group Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (note the absence of any Jewish groups) to host an art exhibit and discussion session on why Passover …

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Passover BDS Event a Disgusting Display of Religious Appropriation at Concordia

  MONTREAL – Posters marked with the words “Passover Against Apartheid” were plastered around the Concordia University campus on Monday, shortly before the start of Passover, promoting an event being held Thursday, April 13 called – you guessed it – “Passover Against Apartheid.” It is being hosted by the groups Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights,  the Fine Arts Student Alliance (FASA), and the Concordia Student Union. The four-hour-long event will feature an art exhibit and two discussion sessions. The first is …

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Artists 4 Israel Makes Strong Impression on First Visit to Montreal

For a first-time visit to Montreal, Artists 4 Israel made a fairly good impression last week on McGill and Concordia university campuses. Artists 4 Israel was established in 2009 as a non-profit initiative to promote artists’ rights and the right of Israel to exist in peace and security. Based in New York City, its artists are talented …

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Orthodox Jewish Student Told to Remove Kippah at Concordia University

  By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada The Vice President of Concordia University has strongly encouraged an Orthodox Jewish student to file a complaint about an incident in which he was allegedly bullied by a young man who demanded he remove his kippah while on campus. According to a report from Bill613.com, Concordia VP …

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