LISTEN: Antisemitic Incidents Seem Disproportionately High in Canada. How Is This Possible?: Canadian Jewish News, May 1, 2023 — When B’nai Brith released its annual antisemitism report on April 17, documenting 2,769 incidents of Jew hatred in Canada last year, we wondered why the numbers were so high. After all, the Canadian government’s own data on police-reported hate crimes against Jews accounted for a fraction of that number.
B’nai Brith Wants Québec Party to Condemn Antisemitism: Bnai Brith Canada, May 12, 2023 — B’nai Brith Canada is asking the leadership of Québec Solidaire (QS), the third largest political party in Québec, to condemn recent antisemitic statements made by one of its members.
Found Guilty of the French Synagogue Attack, Hassan Diab Must Be Extradited: Yonathan Arfi and Richard Marceau: Globe and Mail, May 2, 2023 — Oct. 3, 1980, rue Copernic, Paris. It was a Friday. A Shabbat evening during the Jewish holiday of Simchat Torah.
Toronto Jews Are Most Victimized Minority Group in City, New Report Says: Dion J. Pierre, Algemeiner, May 19, 2023
Without Better Holocaust Education, History Will Repeat Itself: Avi Benlolo, National Post, May 5, 2023
In Canada, Antisemitism is Becoming Mainstream: Andrea Freedman, Ottawa Citizen, Dec. 16, 2022
Online Antisemitism Is the Bellwether of Real-World Violence: Alex Goldenberg and Becca Wertman-Traub, National Post, May 13, 2023
WATCH: ‘BY ANY MEANS’: Israel-haters March in Toronto, Call to Annihilate Jewish State, Globalize Terror: WIN, May 21, 2023 — At Nakba Day rally and march to Israel’s Toronto Consulate on May 13, anti-Israel activists glorify armed “resistance” against the Jewish state, shouting, “We will globalize the Intifada! We will free all of Palestine from every single Zionist.”
LISTEN: Two Professors from Ottawa Have Launched a Faculty Network That Will Attempt to Protect Jewish Academics from Campus Antisemitism: Canadian Jewish News, May 16, 2023— The group is calling itself the Network of Engaged Canadian Academics, or NECA, and its founders are two professors from Ottawa: Deidre Butler, director of the Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies at Carleton University and Cary Kogan, a clinical psychology professor at Ottawa U.
B’nai Brith Releases 2022 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents: Bernie Bellan, Jewish Post and News, Apr. 29, 2023 — On April 17, 2023 B’nai Brith Canada released its annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents in Canada. The audit determined that there were fewer actual incidents of antisemitism in Canada in 2022 than in 2021, but incidents of online hate toward Jews had increased at a more rapid rate than physical instances of antisemitism.
WATCH: New Play Explores Rise of Antisemitism in 1930s Toronto: CBC News, May 20, 2023 —
The Christie Pits Riot delves into the rise of antisemitism and the fight between immigrant communities and swastika-carrying racists in 1930s Toronto.
U of T Continues to Freeze Student Fees Over BDS Support: Bnai Brith Canada, May 15, 2023 — B’nai Brith Canada commends the University of Toronto (U of T) for a decision to continue withholding a portion of students’ tuition fees allocated to the Graduate Student’s Union (GSU).