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U of T Student Union Ordered to Abandon BDS

February 5, 2021   TORONTO – In a landmark ruling – the first of its kind in Canada – the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union (UTGSU) has been told by a university panel to stop using student fees to promote the anti-Israel BDS movement. In the ruling released Thursday, the Complaint and Resolution Council for Student Societies (CRCSS), …

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Second Student Leader Resigns amid Antisemitism Controversy

Jan. 26, 2021 TORONTO – A second University of Toronto graduate student executive has resigned over fallout from opposition to a campaign to increase access to kosher food on campus. In a resignation letter dated Jan. 19, 2021, Ben Hjorth, the Executive-at-Large of the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union (UTGSU), lamented an ongoing investigation into “an …

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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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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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