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

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.”Arutz Sheva Staff, Canada, 26/11/2021 22:46
Toronto student union approves anti-Israel resolution

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.Elad Benari, 26/11/2021 04:43
B’nai Brith calls out University of Toronto for ‘troubling hiring process’

B’nai Brith calls out University of Toronto for ‘troubling hiring process’

B'nai Brith is urging the Canadian government to investigate the hiring process of a foreign academic accused of ties to extremism.Dan Verbin, 04/11/2021 17:48
Toronto prof apologizes after linking Jewish judge to Nazi figure

Toronto prof apologizes after linking Jewish judge to Nazi figure

University of Toronto law professor apologizes after juxtaposing a Jewish judge with an infamous Nazi jurist on his Twitter account.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2021 01:08
B’nai Brith slams Nazi comparison of Toronto Jewish judge

B’nai Brith slams Nazi comparison of Toronto Jewish judge

B'nai Brith “deeply disturbed” by University of Toronto's lack of action toward a law prof who on Twitter compared a Jewish judge to a Nazi.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/10/2021 22:02
University of Toronto student union signs letter attacking Israel

University of Toronto student union signs letter attacking Israel

Union reverses earlier decision, adopts letter making offensive accusations against Israel and denouncing Israel summer trip.Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 15:57
B'nai Brith Canada calls on gov to deny work permit to controversial academic

B'nai Brith Canada calls on gov to deny work permit to controversial academic

Advocacy org says that hiring academic linked to controversy around her anti-Israel views would amount to "substantial harm."Dan Verbin, 13/08/2021 17:58
B'nai Brith calls for resignation of U of T faculty association pres over remarks

B'nai Brith calls for resignation of U of T faculty association pres over remarks

B'nai Brith Canada calls faculty body head's remarks "inappropriate, and harmful to the campus’ Jewish community.”Dan Verbin, 07/07/2021 18:42
University of Toronto urged to stop using terrorist's image to promote event

University of Toronto urged to stop using terrorist's image to promote event

B’nai Brith Canada calls out University of Toronto for using image of Palestinian Arab terrorist to promote an upcoming event.Elad Benari, 04/03/2021 05:23
B'nai Brith calls on University of Toronto to implement ruling on BDS

B'nai Brith calls on University of Toronto to implement ruling on BDS

The University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union was recently ordered to stop using student fees to promote BDS.Elad Benari, 03/03/2021 06:12
Toronto university ordered to abandon BDS

Toronto university ordered to abandon BDS

University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union told to stop using student fees to promote BDS.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/02/2021 23:08
Toronto university labor union under fire for anti-Semitic tweet

Toronto university labor union under fire for anti-Semitic tweet

B’nai Brith Canada condemns labor union at University of Toronto following anti-Israel and anti-Semitic tweets.Ben Ariel, 06/01/2020 02:11
University chiefs weigh in on U of Toronto kosher controversy

University chiefs weigh in on U of Toronto kosher controversy

Leaders of Israel's seven universities express outrage over University of Toronto's Graduate Student Union's rejection of kosher food bid.Marcy Oster, JTA, 20/11/2019 07:13
U of Toronto student union apologizes for kosher food ruling

U of Toronto student union apologizes for kosher food ruling

The Graduate Student Union at the University of Toronto apologizes for 'unintentional harm' after calling kosher food 'pro-Israel.'Marcy Oster/JTA, 18/11/2019 16:03
Graduate student union in Toronto: Kosher food is 'pro-Israel'

Graduate student union in Toronto: Kosher food is 'pro-Israel'

Student union at University of Toronto refuses to back bid to make kosher food available on campus, calling move 'pro-Israel'.Marcy Oster, JTA, 17/11/2019 22:57
U of Toronto nixes campus address by Arab accused of terror ties

U of Toronto nixes campus address by Arab accused of terror ties

Speech by PA Arab accused of terror ties was moved off the University of Toronto campus following protests by Jewish groups. Marcy Oster, JTA, 11/09/2019 21:49
‘Dangerous PFLP terrorist shouldn't be given platform at U of T'

‘Dangerous PFLP terrorist shouldn't be given platform at U of T'

Student organization protests university invitation to terrorist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/09/2019 01:21
Canada researchers reveal 'Iran-aligned' fake news campaign

Canada researchers reveal 'Iran-aligned' fake news campaign

'Endless Mayfly' posted at least 135 fake news articles, used 72 lookalike domains, University of Toronto researchers say.AFP, 25/05/2019 21:00
U of Toronto students make BDS committee permanent

U of Toronto students make BDS committee permanent

University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union approves a motion to make its Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Committee permanent.Marcy Oster/JTA, 07/03/2019 20:24
Toronto university rejects BDS proposal

Toronto university rejects BDS proposal

University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union overwhelmingly rejects proposal promoting a boycott of Israel.Dalit Halevi, 17/11/2016 04:15
Swastika graffiti at University of Toronto

Swastika graffiti at University of Toronto

Several swastikas found painted in several locations at the University of Toronto. Local Jewish groups condemn.Dalit Halevi, 16/10/2016 05:14
SWC Condemns Toronto University Apartheid Week

SWC Condemns Toronto University Apartheid Week

In press release, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center condemns ongoing anti-Semitism at University of Toronto campuses.Dalit Halevi, Tova Dvorin, 16/11/2013 22:51
Students at Toronto University Pass BDS Motion

Students at Toronto University Pass BDS Motion

The University of Toronto Mississauga Students' Union voted in favor of endorsing a 2005 call for a BDS campaign against Israel.Elad Benari, 05/03/2013 03:12
Toronto University Students Vote to Endorse BDS

Toronto University Students Vote to Endorse BDS

The Graduate Student Union at the University of Toronto overwhelmingly votes to endorse the BDS campaign against Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/12/2012 21:47