McGill University

An Open Letter to McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier

Dear Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier, On Monday night, three students were removed from the Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), McGill’s main student government. All three were targeted for removal either because they are Jewish or have vocally opposed anti-Jewish discrimination on campus. This episode is utterly unacceptable, and …

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McGill Admits Mistakes in Antisemitism Report; B’nai Brith Demands New Investigation

Feb. 21, 2018 MONTREAL – Administrators at McGill University are acknowledging that a recent antisemitism report contains factual errors, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Please click here to sign our petition demanding a new investigation. In a letter sent by a high-ranking McGill official to B’nai Brith, an admission was made that a part of the report was “inaccurate,” but that “this element does not effectively change …

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B’nai Brith Deeply Disappointed by McGill Report on Antisemitism

Feb. 6, 2018 By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is expressing its frustration after a McGill University report asserted that antisemitism played no role in the removal of Jewish student Noah Lew and two pro-Israel peers from student government in October. The report, authored by former …

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An Open Letter to McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier

***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Dear Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier, On Monday night, three students were removed from the Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), McGill’s main student government. All three were targeted for removal either because they are Jewish or have vocally opposed anti-Jewish discrimination on campus. …

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McGill Student Leaders Have Spoken: BDS is Wrong, Discriminatory and Unconstitutional

The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. Sept. 19, 2017 MONTREAL – Third time’s not a charm. After three motions in fewer than 18 months were introduced in support of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement at McGill University, the Board of Directors …

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ACT NOW Against Antisemitism at McGill

Dear Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier, In October, thousands of Canadians from coast to coast called on you to take action against antisemitism at McGill University, after Jewish student Noah Lew and two of his peers were unjustly removed from student government. This was only the latest in a string of horrifying incidents targeting Jewish students at McGill during the …

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Igor Sadikov Out As McGill Student Director

By Aidan Fishman Campus Advocacy Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada Feb. 24, 2017 Igor Sadikov, the McGill student politician whose tweet calling to “punch a Zionist today” was first exposed  by B’nai Brith Canada, has resigned from his post as a director of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). Sadikov remains a member of the SSMU’s …

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‘Jewish’ Group Issues Statement In Support of Igor ‘Punch a Zionist’ Sadikov

There’s a good chance that you’ve heard by now about Igor ‘Punch a Zionist’ Sadikov, the McGill student leader who encouraged and incited violence against supporters of Israel on Twitter. It is my opinion that Sadikov’s tweet epitomizes a bizarre “human rights” movement, the supporters of which seem to believe in the phrase, “Free speech for me, …

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McGill Student Union Rejects Motion Calling on Igor Sadikov to Resign

By Daniel Koren Media Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada On Monday, Feb. 13, the board of directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) rejected a motion by a vote of 5-4 calling for the removal of Igor Sadikov from the board. Sadikov, who represents the Arts Undergraduate Society (AUS) on the SSMU board of …

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The McGill ‘Punch A Zionist’ Student Must Be Expelled

Montreal is a city rich with post-secondary educational institutions, with one such venerable university, McGill, considered the most “Ivy League” of them all. But McGill has recently had its share of problems, particularly concerning members of its Jewish community. For example, precisely one year ago, some 60 per cent of McGill students who voted supporting …

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