Islamophobia

B’nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn Discusses Racism, Antisemitism on FayteneTV

Feb. 27, 2018 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer of B’nai Brith Canada, appeared as a special guest on the FayteneTV television program earlier this week to discuss racism, antisemitism, and anti-Muslim hatred in Canada. Hosted by Faytene Grasseschi, a long-time Ontario-based humanitarian and advocacy worker, FayteneTV is a current affairs show …

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Islamophobia Definition Promoted by Toronto School System Prompts Concern from B’nai Brith

October 2, 2017 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is raising concerns about an overly broad definition of Islamophobia adopted by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), which would prohibit staff and students from criticizing “Islamic politics”. The TDSB’s Islamic Heritage Month Resource Guidebook, which will be used in schools across Toronto this October, defines Islamophobia as “fear, …

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UPDATE: In Response to B’nai Brith, TDSB Removes Islamophobia Definition

  October 2, 2017 TORONTO – Just a few hours after concerns were raised by B’nai Brith Canada, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) has pledged to replace its definition of Islamophobia and recall all copies of its Islamic Heritage Month Resource Guidebook until the changes are complete. Earlier on Oct. 2, B’nai Brith Canada had expressed alarm at …

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