Canada Antisemitism

The Truth About Auschwitz

Catherine Chatterley | Posted 02.24.2015 | Canada Impact
Catherine Chatterley

The Antisemitism Institute I direct in Canada received several inquiries about the accuracy of an article published under the provocative title Ukrain...

Hypocritical Outrage Over Cartoons Is the Real Scandal

Shimon Koffler Fogel | Posted 02.05.2015 | Canada Politics
Shimon Koffler Fogel

The history of crude antisemitism in cartoons began in Europe long before Israel's existence. That it continues to be carried forward today in Palestinian society and Muslim communities elsewhere is a scandal, one that should be condemned by all people of good will.

Don't Say the Paris Supermarket Attack Had Nothing To Do With Anti-Semistism

Catherine Chatterley | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Politics
Catherine Chatterley

Denials of reality about the Jihadist roots of this violence are already feeding frustration in Western populations who know better. The well-intended strategy of protecting Muslims in the West will actually do the opposite -- it will very likely guarantee a backlash against Western Muslims by a growing right-wing movement.

I Stood Up Against Anti-Semitism in Berlin

Cherno Jobatey | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Impact
Cherno Jobatey

A large demonstration against anti-Semitism was held here in Berlin. The President of the Central Council of Jews in Germany, Dieter Graumann, called for action, and a broad coalition from state and society responded, gathering at the Brandenburg Gate. In the days following the demonstration, I was asked the question, "Why?" Here is my answer.

James Keegstra: The Death of an Antisemite

Bernie Farber | Posted 08.15.2014 | Canada
Bernie Farber

The death of James Keegstra will probably be little recognized today. However in the end it was this case that became a victory for Canadian tolerance impacting the Jewish community and all vulnerable minorities in Canada.

Deconstructing Oxfam's Israel Hysteria

Avi Benlolo | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada
Avi Benlolo

Criticism of Israel by organizations like Oxfam has reached a fevered pitch; the unparalleled hysteria is all the more apparent when cross-referenced with truly horrific and tragic world events which fail to garner similar attention. The irrational intent of this anti-Israel mania undermines humanitarian and peacemaking objectives.

Iran's "Fifth Column" Targets Canadian Schoolchildren

David B. Harris | Posted 08.07.2012 | Canada Politics
David B. Harris

Recently the Toronto District School Board suspended an Islamic school's operating permit after its Iranian-sponsored textbooks were found to promote anti-semitism and jihad. The Toronto incident, however, is not an isolated one: Another program, this one offered in an Ottawa public elementary school, relied on similarly controversial materials.

Don't Newspapers Care About Facts Anymore?

Mike Fegelman | Posted 06.20.2012 | Canada
Mike Fegelman

On March 30, the Toronto Star published a letter replete with errors and false statements submitted by members of the fringe anti-Israel group, Independent Jewish Voices (IJV). While IJV members are entitled to their own opinions, they are not allowed to invent their own facts.

Jewish Homes Ransacked In Quebec

CBC | Posted 06.16.2012 | Canada

Vandals ransacked more than a dozen homes in a gated community in Val Morin over the weekend, marking walls with racial slurs and swastik...

Jewish Resolve: Drawing Strength from Yom Kippur

Avi Benlolo | Posted 12.07.2011 | Canada
Avi Benlolo

Like Yom Kippur of 1973, we are in an emergency situation. While Israel's enemies continue to plan war against the state or fund terrorism from a distance, others are warring against Israel from across continents.