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Canadian gov needs to "tackle anti-Semitism head on"

Board calls for governments, civil society leaders and people of good conscience to denounce anti-Semitism.

Canadian gov needs to "tackle anti-Semitism head on"

Canada hit with wave of anti-Semitic attacks

Anti-Semitism in Canada includes rock throwing, physical attacks, aimed at Jews and pro-Israel activists.

Canada hit with wave of anti-Semitic attacks

Montreal police "response plan" to protect Jewish areas of city

After "alarming number of provocative incidents" and new online threats, police will increase presence in Jewish areas.

Montreal police "response plan" to protect Jewish areas of city

Two men arrested for possible hate crime against Montreal Jews

Police make arrests after men observed driving around threatening Jewish residents, hate crime unit investigating.

Two men arrested for possible hate crime against Montreal Jews

Montreal to name a park after Elie Wiesel

A Montreal park will be named after the Nobel Peace Prize winning author in honor of the fifth anniversary of his death.

Montreal to name a park after Elie Wiesel

Fight over Sephardi synagogue engulfs Montreal Jewish suburb

In heavily Jewish Côte Saint-Luc, proposal to build synagogue sees Ashkenazi and Sephardi city councillors in political battle over zoning.

Fight over Sephardi synagogue engulfs Montreal Jewish suburb

Concordia student union apologizes to Montreal Jewish community

Student union does mea culpa for long history of anti-Jewish behaviour, including hosting Jew hating Nation of Islam speaker.

Concordia student union apologizes to Montreal Jewish community

Montreal mayor again fails Jewish community on anti-Semitism

The mayor of Montreal failed to live up to her promise to adopt the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism. Jewish community "outraged."

Montreal mayor again fails Jewish community on anti-Semitism

Arrest made in connection with Montreal synagogue vandalism

B'nai Brith Canada says Montreal man has been arrested in connection with the desecration of a synagogue in May 2020.

Arrest made in connection with Montreal synagogue vandalism

Montreal auction house suspended over Nazi relics

Online auction platform suspends Montreal auction house, removes Holocaust and Nazi relics that were being sold in an auction.

Montreal auction house suspended over Nazi relics

Montreal auction house urged to remove Holocaust and Nazi relics

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center calls on Montreal-based auction house to immediately remove Holocaust relics from its online auction.

Montreal auction house urged to remove Holocaust and Nazi relics

Montreal borough adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Borough of Côte-des-Neiges—Notre-Dame-de-Grâce makes IHRA definition the official guideline for determining what constitutes anti-Semitism.

Montreal borough adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Montreal police close down synagogues

Police claim too many worshippers were present in the building; the community says they complied with guidelines.

Montreal police close down synagogues

Montreal synagogue defaced with swastikas

Swastikas painted onto doors of Congregation Shaar Hashomayim in Montreal. Suspect also reportedly had a gasoline canister.

Montreal synagogue defaced with swastikas

Montreal Jewish nursing home hit hard by 2nd COVID wave

Over 60 residents and staff at Montreal nursing home infected with COVID-19.

Montreal Jewish nursing home hit hard by 2nd COVID wave

Montreal Jewish school shut down for 2 weeks over COVID outbreak

Jewish high school in Montreal ordered to close for two weeks after 15 students diagnosed with the coronavirus

Montreal Jewish school shut down for 2 weeks over COVID outbreak

Montreal-area home has clause preventing sale to Jews

Home near Quebec's largest city contains a clause in its deed preventing sale to a Jewish person.

Montreal-area home has clause preventing sale to Jews

Montreal suburb adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

City council of Westmount adopts working definition of anti-Semitism based on that of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance.

Montreal suburb adopts IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Motion against Jewish student in Montreal rejected

Student’s Society of McGill University’s Board of Directors rejects motion calling for Jewish student to resign over trip to Israel.

Motion against Jewish student in Montreal rejected

Montreal university sides with Jewish student

McGill University sides with Jewish student who was threatened with removal from student union board of directors over a trip to Israel.

Montreal university sides with Jewish student

Montreal Jewish student harassed over Israel trip

Canadian Jewish advocacy group criticizes McGill University student council for calling on student to resign over planned Israel trip.

Montreal Jewish student harassed over Israel trip

Montreal taxi driver charged following assault of Jewish man

Former taxi driver charged after assault of a Jewish man on July 28.

Montreal taxi driver charged following assault of Jewish man

Hasidic children in Montreal vaccinated after measles outbreak

Hundreds of Hasidic children in Montreal vaccinated over past few days after five cases of the disease confirmed.

Hasidic children in Montreal vaccinated after measles outbreak

$10 million campaign launched to protect Montreal Jews

Canadian Jews are looking to raise $10 million to provide security to communal institutions in Montreal.

$10 million campaign launched to protect Montreal Jews

Report: Montreal home to 'prolific' neo-Nazi writer

Montreal paper outs 32-year-old IT consultant as online recruiter for white supremacist movement.

Report: Montreal home to 'prolific' neo-Nazi writer

Montreal residents wear yellow badges to protest Hasidic buses

Montreal residents wear badges reminiscent of yellow stars Nazis forced Jews to wear in protest against school buses for Hasidic children.

Montreal residents wear yellow badges to protest Hasidic buses

Canadian synagogues receive death threats

At least five Canadian synagogues receive threatening messages reading 'Jewry Must Perish' during Hanukkah festival.

Canadian synagogues receive death threats

Imam who called to kill Jews 'one by one' won't be prosecuted

Quebec court rules Montreal imam who asked Allah to ‘destroy the Jews’ will not be prosecuted because 'too much time elapsed.'

Imam who called to kill Jews 'one by one' won't be prosecuted

Illegal Muslim immigrants flee US for fear of deportation

Canada forced to open Olympic Stadium to house 'refugees' fleeing potential deportation under Trump Administration policies.

Illegal Muslim immigrants flee US for fear of deportation

Montreal: Arrest warrant for imam over anti-Semitism

Montreal judge issues arrest warrant for imam who called for the slaughter of Jews.

Montreal: Arrest warrant for imam over anti-Semitism

Montreal ex-mayor to serve 1 year in jail for fraud

First Jewish Montreal mayor says he'll be a better person when he comes out of jail.

Montreal ex-mayor to serve 1 year in jail for fraud

Montreal man arrested over ties to ISIS

Canadian-Algerian resident of Montreal arrested in Turkey on suspicion of being a member of ISIS.

Montreal man arrested over ties to ISIS

2nd Montreal mosque hosts imam speech calling for death of Jews

Iman quotes Quran to call for murder of Jewish people, calls Jews 'human demons.'

2nd Montreal mosque hosts imam speech calling for death of Jews

Watch: Neturei Karta in Canada burn Israeli flag

Neturei Karta activists burn Israeli flag on Purim as expression of their opposition to Israel's existence.

Watch: Neturei Karta in Canada burn Israeli flag

Montreal police investigating latest anti-Jew hate video

Montreal police asked to investigate second video showing hate sermon against Jews from same local mosque.

Montreal police investigating latest anti-Jew hate video

Canadian imam: Jews have 'no right to Palestine'

In video from 2014, imam in Montreal mosque curses Jews, describes them as "slayers of the prophets".

Canadian imam: Jews have 'no right to Palestine'

Student who called to 'punch a Zionist' resigns

Student politician at McGill University in Montreal who tweeted a call to “punch a Zionist” resigns.

Student who called to 'punch a Zionist' resigns

Jewish man stabbed in Montreal

Unknown attackers stab Jewish man in Montreal, community unsure whether to classify attack as anti-Semitic.

Jewish man stabbed in Montreal

Montreal’s “punch a Zionist” problem

Montreal’s “punch a Zionist” problem

Montreal imam calls to ‘destroy accursed Jews’ in viral video

Police investigating viral video which calls to 'destroy the Jews'.

Montreal imam calls to ‘destroy accursed Jews’ in viral video

Painting looted by Nazis returned to Montreal foundation

FBI returns Nazi-looted painting to Montreal-based foundation named for the German Jewish art dealer whose gallery once owned it.

Painting looted by Nazis returned to Montreal foundation

Canadian ex-lawmaker finds swastika carved in snow

Former Canadian politician reports swastika carved in the snow near her home in Manitoba.

Canadian ex-lawmaker finds swastika carved in snow

Montreal's first Jewish mayor convicted of fraud and corruption

Montreal’s first Jewish mayor facing up to five years in prison after being convicted of fraud and corruption.

Montreal's first Jewish mayor convicted of fraud and corruption

Montreal hasidim threaten suit over ban on new places of worship

Hasidic Jews in Montreal’s Outremont borough are vowing to go to court after a referendum upheld a bylaw banning new places of worship.

Montreal hasidim threaten suit over ban on new places of worship

Toronto and Montreal mayors to head mission to Israel

Toronto Mayor John Tory and Montreal Dennis Coderre to head a business technology mission to Israel next week.

Toronto and Montreal mayors to head mission to Israel

Arrest made in Montreal assault of Jewish Defense League leader

Police arrest and charged suspect in the assault of a Canadian Jewish Defense League leader in Montreal.

Arrest made in Montreal assault of Jewish Defense League leader

Montreal Chabad center investigated in money-laundering scam

Quebec officials investigating possible connections between a Montreal Chabad group and an alleged money-laundering scam.

Montreal Chabad center investigated in money-laundering scam

Montreal: Pro-Israel protesters attacked by leftist activists

Far-left activists physically assault pro-Israel JDL members who came to Montreal to protest 'anti-Semitic' conference.

Montreal: Pro-Israel protesters attacked by leftist activists

'Architect of Montreal's Jewish community' dies at 101

Manuel (Manny) Batshaw, who was considered “the architect of Montreal’s Jewish community,” has died at 101.

'Architect of Montreal's Jewish community' dies at 101

Montreal ad banned 'lest it offend Muslims'

Political and economic factors have turned an advertisement about oil into an issue of free speech.

Montreal ad banned 'lest it offend Muslims'

Montreal Mayor to lead mission to Israel

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre to visit Israel with Toronto Mayor John Tory in November.

Montreal Mayor to lead mission to Israel

Professors at Canadian university condemn BDS

More than 150 professors from McGill University in Montreal blast BDS for its disproportionate focus on Israel.

Professors at Canadian university condemn BDS

Illegal hassidic school raided by Montreal police

Officials at unregistered school say they cooperated with youth protection officials, massive raid 'caused trauma.'

Illegal hassidic school raided by Montreal police

Anti-Semitic comic Dieudonne performs for Canada fans via video

Anti-Semitic, holocaust-denying French 'comedian' Dieudonne M’bala M’bala was banned from entering Canada.

Anti-Semitic comic Dieudonne performs for Canada fans via video

Anti-Semitic comedian performs in Montreal via video link

Despite being barred from entering Canada, Dieudonné finds a way to perform in front of his Montreal fans.

Anti-Semitic comedian performs in Montreal via video link

Anti-Semitic French comedian barred from entering Canada

Dieudonné cancels planned show in Montreal after reportedly being banned from entering Canada.

Anti-Semitic French comedian barred from entering Canada

Montreal Mayor vows to combat anti-Semitism on Holocaust Day

Canadians commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day inside Montreal city hall for first time ever.

Montreal Mayor vows to combat anti-Semitism on Holocaust Day

Police seize illegal kosher wine in Montreal

Two men facing charges of illegally importing kosher wine after police seize 650 cases in Montreal.

Police seize illegal kosher wine in Montreal

Montreal Mayor promises to rename ‘Nazi sympathizer’ sites

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre promised that public places named for a French Nazi sympathizer, will be changed soon.

Montreal Mayor promises to rename ‘Nazi sympathizer’ sites

Canada: Jewish group wants to ban anti-Semitic comedian

B’nai Brith in Montreal looking to ban French comedian who has several convictions for violating hate speech laws in Europe.

Canada: Jewish group wants to ban anti-Semitic comedian