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Severe hurricane-level storm impacts Jewish communities in Ontario and Quebec

Massive storm damages infrastructure in Jewish communities across both provinces.

Severe storm impacts Jewish communities in Ontario and Quebec

Uber driver attempts to ‘kill 30 Jews’ at Toronto Yeshiva

Driver who was armed with a knife threatens students and is tackled by IDF veteran school cook until police arrive.

Uber driver attempts to ‘kill 30 Jews’ at Toronto Yeshiva

Remains of Toronto Jewish man found 9 months after he went missing

Police confirm that human remains found north of Toronto last week are those of Ariel Kaplan, who went missing last August.

Remains of Jewish man found 9 months after he went missing

Toronto politician’s campaign signs defaced with the word ‘Nazi’

Incumbent Liberal candidate has 15 signs vandalized with hateful and derogatory language, including the word "Nazi."

Toronto politician’s campaign signs defaced with the word ‘Nazi’

Canada's tax authority urged to act against Al-Quds Day mosques

B’nai Brith Canada calls for charitable status of mosques that facilitated Al-Quds Day hate-fest in downtown Toronto to be examined.

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Toronto Police: Jews most targeted in city’s hate crimes in 2021

Jews constitute 3.8% of the population of Toronto, but make up 22% of hate crime victims.

Toronto Police: Jews most targeted in city’s hate crimes in 2021

B'nai Brith Canada: Prevent anti-Israel hate fest in Toronto

B’nai Brith Canada calls on Government of Ontario to prevent its property from being used for Al-Quds Day event.

B'nai Brith Canada: Prevent anti-Israel hate fest in Toronto

Calls for violence against Israel heard at Toronto rally

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs condemns calls for violence heard at anti-Israel rally in downtown Toronto.

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Toronto Arabic newspaper slammed for praising Bnei Brak terrorist

B’nai Brith Canada denounces Toronto Arabic newspaper for article praising murder of five people during terrorist attack in Bnei Brak.

Toronto Arabic newspaper slammed for praising Bnei Brak terrorist

Antisemitic graffiti found on Toronto trail leads to hate crime investigation

Toronto police launch hate crime investigation after antisemitic graffiti found on trail system.

Toronto police investigating antisemitic graffiti

Antisemitic graffiti found outside another Toronto school

The incident is the latest in a spree of antisemitic behavior that has taken place at Toronto area schools in the last two months.

Antisemitic graffiti found outside another Toronto school

300 Jewish U of Toronto profs slam attack on Canada’s antisemitism envoy Irwin Cotler

Jewish academics speak up after faculty letter full of "antisemitic stereotypes" attacks Cotler for speaking at event about antisemitism.

Jewish U of Toronto profs denounce attack on antisemitism envoy

Toronto university hailed for withholding funds to student union over BDS support

FSWC welcomes University of Toronto’s decision to withhold funds from Graduate Students’ Union which supports BDS.

Toronto U. hailed for withholding funds over BDS support

Toronto billboard campaign aims to fight increase in antisemitism

Effort to increase awareness of antisemitism features large pink billboards in busy locations across Toronto.

Toronto billboard campaign aims to fight antisemitism increase

Toronto university to withhold fees from student union over BDS support

University of Toronto announces it will withhold fees from Graduate Students’ Union over its pro-BDS policy.

University to withhold fees from student union over BDS

Antisemitic graffiti found outside three schools in Toronto

Toronto police investigating after antisemitic graffiti located outside schools in three areas of the city.

Antisemitic graffiti found outside three schools in Toronto

Again: Toronto Jewish teacher greeted with Hitler salutes

Students at Toronto public school perform Hitler salute in front of Jewish teacher in a Grade 6 classroom.

Toronto Jewish teacher greeted with Hitler salutes

Jewish Canadian group: Antisemitism has no place in our schools

Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs condemns incident in which students at Toronto school performed Nazi salute.

'Antisemitism has no place in our schools'

Students give Nazi salute to Jewish teacher at Toronto school

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center calls for action after students perform Nazi salute and yell "Heil Hitler" in front of Jewish teacher.

Students give Nazi salute to Jewish teacher at Toronto school

Toronto's move to combat hate crime praised by Jewish group

Toronto's decision to allocate additional money to fight hate crime praised by leading Canadian Jewish advocacy organization.

Toronto's move to combat hate crime praised by Jewish group

Toronto university's student union endorses BDS motion

University of Toronto Students’ Union calls for divestment in companies "complicit in occupation of Palestinian Territory.”

Toronto university's student union endorses BDS motion

Toronto teacher compares vaccine passports to yellow star

B’nai Brith welcomes Toronto school board's swift action in removing teacher who compared vaccine passports to yellow Star of David.

Toronto teacher compares vaccine passports to yellow star

FSWC denounces antisemitic incidents at Toronto school

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center: Swastikas, Nazi salute at Toronto school are extremely disturbing.

FSWC denounces antisemitic incidents at Toronto school

Toronto students perform Nazi salutes in front of class

Suburban Toronto school under fire after two serious antisemitic incidents occur involving Nazi imagery.

Toronto students perform Nazi salutes in front of class

The Jewish Agency for Israel’s emergency preparedness course launches Toronto cohort

JReady's Disaster Management course with Tel Aviv University equips community leaders with tools to respond to crises and build resilience.

Jewish Agency’s emergency course launches Toronto cohort

Mayor of Vaughan, Ontario speaks out against antisemitism

Mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua condemns antisemitism after chairing Ontario Municipal Leaders Summit on Antisemitism.

Mayor of Vaughan, Ontario speaks out against antisemitism

Toronto area rabbi who defaced Israeli consulate with red paint has charge dropped

Canadian rabbi who dumped red paint on consulate steps as an anti-Israel protest during May conflict with Hamas has mischief charge dropped.

Toronto rabbi who defaced Israeli consulate has charge dropped

More Nazi graffiti found on park signs in Toronto suburb

For second time this month, Nazi graffiti was discovered on park signs in Markham, Ontario.

More Nazi graffiti found on park signs in Toronto suburb

Watch: Snow day in Toronto

Children enjoy snow day after storms in Toronto.

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Suburban Toronto park defaced with antisemitic graffiti

Graffiti consisting of a swastika and the phrase "Seig Heil" spotted on signs at a Markham park removed by the city parks department.

Suburban Toronto park defaced with antisemitic graffiti

'Death to America!' shouted at Toronto vigil

B’nai Brith Canada demands federal corporation be dissolved after it organized vigil calling for death to the United States.

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B’nai Brith welcomes vindication of Jewish Toronto school board trustee

An attempt to censure a Jewish trustee of the Toronto District School Board for speaking out against anti-Semitism has failed.

B’nai Brith praises vindication of Jewish Toronto school trustee

B'nai Brith: Toronto school trustee 'persecuted' for calling out anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada is standing in solidarity with a Jewish Toronto school board trustee singled out for speaking against anti-Semitism.

Toronto school trustee 'persecuted' for calling out anti-Semitism

University of Toronto leadership condemns anti-Israel resolution

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center says more action is required against anti-Israel motion passed by student union at U of T campus.

University of Toronto leadership condemns anti-Israel resolution

Jewish advocacy org calls for student 'Bill of Rights' in response to campus anti-Semitism

Abraham Global Peace Initiative calls for “Bill of Rights” for Jewish students “feeling harassed on university campuses around the world.”

Jewish org urges campus 'Bill of Rights' against anti-Semitism

Toronto student union approves anti-Israel resolution

University of Toronto called to act after student union at its Scarborough campus votes to eliminate funding for groups that support Israel.

Toronto student union approves anti-Israel resolution

Toronto university accused of violating rights of Jewish students

B’nai Brith Canada taking on case of Jewish students at Ontario College of Art and Design who allege they are being discriminated against.

Toronto university accused of violating rights of Jewish students

Toronto Jews rally outside school board office, call for condemnation of anti-Semitism

After lack of response to student walkout featuring Hamas slogans, Jewish community protests outside Toronto school board headquarters.

Toronto Jews call for school board to denounce anti-Semitism

Discrimination charge against Toronto establishment dismissed by court

Court dismisses charge that owner of Toronto food establishment contravened anti-discrimination bylaws in encounter with two Jewish men.

Discrimination charge against Toronto establishment dismissed

Canadian Jewish advocacy org slams Toronto school board for student anti-Israel protests

Abraham Global Peace Initiative calls on Toronto District School Board to immediately put an end to “divisive and hateful rhetoric."

Jewish org slams Toronto board for student anti-Israel protests