A recent ‘report’ on antisemitism at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine (TFOM) points to Jewish influence, not oppression, within the University of Toronto. Reaction to the dubious article highlights anti-Palestinianism. Recently, TFOM’s outgoing Senior Advisor on Anti-Semitism Ayelet Kuper published “Reflections on addressing antisemitism in a Canadian faculty of medicine” in the Canadian Medical Education... Continue Reading →
Enabling the ‘cancel culture’ of Israeli nationalists
The Israel lobby regularly torments people and seeks to undermine their ability to make a living. While increasing numbers of Canadians are wise to their slander campaigns, some progressives still end up aligning with the bullies who have misused the term anti-Semitism to intimidate and silence. The list of good people who have been put... Continue Reading →
A blow to the Israel lobby
A large campaign that forced the University of Toronto to re-offer a job to Valentina Azarova is a blow to the Israel lobby. But her rejection of the position highlights the lobby’s power to torment individuals. A year ago a University of Toronto law school hiring committee unanimously selected Azarova to direct its International Human... Continue Reading →
B’nai B’rith smear doesn’t change facts about university funding
B’nai B’rith is at it again. The racist group is smearing a pro-Palestinian voice for pointing out a simple truth about Canadian life. Last week the anti-Palestinian organization released a statement headlined “Carleton University Should Condemn Antisemitism, Take Action on Professor’s Remarks”. The alleged offence was that sociology professor Nahla Abdo stated that pro-Israel individuals... Continue Reading →
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