Meric Gertler

Letter to U of T President Meric Gertler

Meric Gertler                                                                    June 30, 2021 President   Kelly Hannah-Moffat Vice President Human Resources and Equity   University of Toronto   The purpose of this letter is to request appropriate responses to an act of bigotry from a member of the University of Toronto faculty. As explained below, speed of reaction matters. As also elaborated below, …

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B’nai Brith Canada Rejects Allegations by Teachers’ Union

An image of the University of Toronto April 30, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the University of Toronto’s support of recommendations made recently by former Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell – but rejects the inappropriate censure of the university by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT). These sentiments were expressed clearly in …

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U of T Silent in Face of Damning Antisemitism Report

March 9, 2021 TORONTO – A leading Canadian university has declined to respond to a report highlighting systemic antisemitism on all three of its campuses, even as incidents targeting Jewish students and community members continue to occur. In June 2020, B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights submitted a 30-page report to administrators at the University …

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Tell U of T to ACT NOW on BDS and Student Fees

March 2, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the University of Toronto to take immediate steps to implement a recent ruling against a mandatory “BDS Caucus” for graduate students. In a landmark ruling released on Feb. 4, the Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (CRCSS) found that the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union …

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U of T Must Resist Pressure Campaign

September 25, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is encouraging the University of Toronto to resist a pressure campaign demanding it hire an anti-Israel activist with ties to an organization closely linked to a terrorist group. Valentina Azarova, who has been painted by several news reports as a harmless “human-rights scholar,” was allegedly under …

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