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Ontario municipal leaders gather for antisemitism Summit

Ontario municipal leaders gather for antisemitism Summit

For Immediate Release  January 21, 2022 Toronto, ON – Today more than 100 mayors, councillors, police, and municipal staff participated in a province-wide summit on antisemitism. Panelists shared best practices in the fight against hate, discrimination, and...

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Hostages freed. Jewish community calls for more security.

Hostages freed. Jewish community calls for more security.

Hostages freed, Jewish community breathes sigh of relief, calls for more security Toronto, ON—Upon learning that the hostages at the Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, Texas were freed uninjured, Co-Chairs of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), Joel...

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Hostages freed. Jewish community calls for more security.

Jewish Community in Texas Under Attack

For Immediate Release  Ottawa, ON—Earlier today, a Rabbi and three congregants were taken hostage by a terrorist at the Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, Texas. In response, Shimon Koffler Fogel, CEO of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA), issued the...

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Trustee Lulka Vindicated

Trustee Lulka Vindicated

Common sense and justice have prevailed. Tonight, the Board of Trustees at the Toronto District School Board determined that Trustee Lulka did not breach the code of conduct in speaking out against antisemitism and rejected the Integrity Commissioner's recommendation...

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Trustee Lulka Vindicated

Antisemitism at the Toronto District School Board

TORONTO, Dec. 7, 2021 - In May, materials were circulated to TDSB educators that included content that was antisemitic and promoted terrorism. Upon learning about those materials, TDSB Trustee Alexandra Lulka issued a statement raising concerns about them, which...

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New Online Hate poll from the CRRF and Nanos Research

New Online Hate poll from the CRRF and Nanos Research

November 30, 2021  Ottawa, ON – Today, a newly released national study from the Canadian Race Relations Foundation (CRRF) and Nanos Research confirms that the vast majority of Canadians want action to combat hate online and in the real world. Of note, the survey...

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CIJA is deeply concerned by antisemitic slogans at TDSB school

CIJA is deeply concerned by antisemitic slogans at TDSB school

November 15, 2021 Toronto, ON— A student protest at Marc Garneau Collegiate Institute featured a large sign and chants of the slogan "From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free". This is the latest in a series of antisemitic incidents at TDSB schools, which...

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CIJA Concerned by Extremist Speaker at Canadian Conference

CIJA Concerned by Extremist Speaker at Canadian Conference

August 5, 2021 Toronto, ON – The Muslim Student Leadership conference, organized by the Muslim Association of Canada (MAC), is scheduled to be held from August 6-8, 2021. The conference, targeting Canadian youth, will feature Tareq Al-Suwaidan, a notorious extremist...

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Press Release: CIJA Concludes National Summit on Antisemitism

Press Release: CIJA Concludes National Summit on Antisemitism

July 22, 2021 Ottawa, ON – Yesterday, the Government of Canada hosted a National Summit on Antisemitism to identify and take concrete action to address the rise of antisemitism facing Jewish communities across Canada. Organized by the Federal Anti-Racism Secretariat,...

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