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Open Letter

  • Jewish faculty in Canada against the adoption of the IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism

    We write as Jewish faculty from across Canadian universities and colleges with deep concern regarding recent interventions on our campuses relating to Israel and Palestine. We add our voices to a growing international movement of Jewish scholars to insist that university policies to combat anti-Semitism are not used to stifle legitimate criticisms of the Israeli state, or the right to stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people.

  • More than 900 scholars and lawyers call on government to defund police

    In light of ongoing violence against Black, Indigenous and racialized people in Canada and around the world at the hands of police, a group of scholars from various Canadian universities have written an open letter demanding that governments take immediate action to reduce the power of police and thus the violence they inflict and inequality they help perpetuate.

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