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York University’s Glendon College evacuated after threats targeted Jews, Blacks

For the second time this week, buildings at York University’s Glendon College Campus were evacuated after a bomb threat targeted the Jewish and other communities, reported B’nai Brith. This followed a similar incident that took place Tuesday (March 22, 2017). Glendon College Principal Donald Ipperciel said that in the last two weeks there have been six instances of graffiti targeting ...

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Jewish groups condemn another “kill the Jews” sermon in Canadian mosques

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and B’nai Brith Canada condemned the content of a sermon recorded at the Dar al-Arkam mosque in Montreal on December 23, 2016 in which Jordanian cleric Sheikh Muhammad bin Musa Al Nasr declared – after referring to the “disease of the Jews” – that “at the end of time when the Muslims ...

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2016 police report shows that Jews again are the most targeted community in Toronto

One day before the Parliament is scheduled to debate an “anti-Islamophobia” motion, Toronto Police released its 2016 Hate Bias Crime Statistical Report, which shows that this year, as in every year since 2008, Jews continue to be the most targeted community in Toronto for hate crimes.

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New exhibit marking Jewish contribution to Canada will celebrate Canada 150

The Canadian Jewish Experience: A Tribute to Canada 150 (CJE), is a new exhibit that marks the contribution of the Jewish people to Canada and celebrates the country’s 150 anniversary of Confederation. It will open in Ottawa on Sunday, April second at 1 pm in the lobby of 30 Metcalfe Street just two blocks from Parliament Hill.

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Following bomb threats, BC government announces funding for Jewish community’s security

On March 13, 2017, the BC government announced a contribution of $100,000 to the Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver, to be used for additional security for British Columbia’s 26,000 Jews following two bomb threats last week which targeted the Jewish community centre.

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