Ontario's adoption of controversial anti-Semitism definition through order-in-council raises questionsKaren Rodman | Bill 168, if passed into legislation, would require the government of Ontario to be guided by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's controversial working definition of anti-Semitism.
|Blog Sid Shniad | It is essential for all to oppose anti-Semitism. At the same time, we must not allow the struggle for justice for Palestine to be impeded by deceptive misuse of the term.|
Two very different Jewish responses to bigotry: One promoting solidarity, the other promoting insularityLarry Haiven | In the last weeks of September 2020, anonymous adhesive stickers bearing messages of bigotry appeared on utility poles and other surfaces in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
|Blog Michelle Weinroth | Open letter urging members of the Ontario legislature to vote against a private member's bill in support of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's working definition of anti-Semitism.|
|Podcast David Peck | Rebecca Snow and Steve Gamestar talk about their new film, told through stories and unanswered questions of three people who endured the horror of Nazi concentration camps as children.|
|Columnists Rick Salutin | Anti-Semitism doesn't go away but it waxes, wanes, and transforms. That's its power. It's a version of racism but with particular features, always capable of surprises.|
Trudeau seriously out of step with Canadian attitudes towards Israel's violations of Palestinian human rightsSheryl Nestel | A critique of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's uncritical support of Israeli policies -- a stance at odds with that of many Canadians, including Jewish-Canadians.
|Columnists Rick Salutin | I think it's largely arbitrary whether you choose to be amazed that people don't learn solidarity from viole catastrophes or that they do.|
|Blog Yves Engler | The dalliance between Doug Ford, Faith Goldy, B'nai Brith and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs highlights the links between white nationalism, right-wing politics and nationalist campaigners.|
|Columnists Linda McQuaig | A recent episode involving pro-Palestinian activist Dimitri Lascaris highlights the extent to which debate over Palestinian rights has been all but shut down by our political leaders.|
|News Tarek Loubani | The problem with careless politicized accusations of antisemitism is, like recent accusations against Dimitri Lascaris, that they undermine the truth: antisemitism is real and it hurts us all.|
|Blog Yves Engler | Bernie Farber has been a leading proponent of the idea that expressing support for Palestinians is anti-Semitism, yet he has standing among some Left/liberals.|
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