Fareed Khan

Fareed Khan

Fareed Khan is the founder of the anti-racist activism group Canadians United Against Hate/Canadiens Unis Contre la Haine. He is also the Director of Advocacy and Media Relations and the co-founder of the Rohingya Human Rights Network. In the letter shared below, Khan...

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Trevor Young

Trevor Young

University of Toronto’s Trevor Young is the Dean of the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, the Vice-Provost of Relations with Health Care Institutions, the Professor and former Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, a Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and...

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Wolfe Erlichman

Wolfe Erlichman

Wolfe Erlichman is a member of Independent Jewish Voices Canada. In a public statement, he criticizes the way the Holocaust has been used to promote a commitment to Israel instead of promoting universal human rights. He calls on Jewish Canadians to stand up for...

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Jewish Faculty Network

Jewish Faculty Network

The Jewish Faculty Network is a community of Jewish faculty from universities and colleges across Canada who share a strong commitment to social justice. Read about the network’s principles here, which includes their statements on Israel and Boycott, Divestment and...

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Suzanne Weiss

Suzanne Weiss

Suzanne Weiss is a member of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East. She gave a speech at the 2022 Al Quds rally for Palestine, in which she expressed solidarity with the Palestinians who are resisting Israel’s oppression, bombardment, blockades, and...

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Judy Haiven

Judy Haiven

Judy Haiven is a Jewish writer and activist living in Nova Scotia. She was formerly a professor of business and management at Saint Mary’s University. Haiven is a founder of Equity Watch, a human rights organization dedicated to fighting bullying and discrimination in...

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Solidarity with Palestine

Solidarity with Palestine

The Ottawa Centre gathered Members of Parliament Niki Ashton, Leah Gazan, and Matthew Green; Members of Provincial Parliament Joel Harden and Dolly Begum; and activist Yafa Jarrar to express solidarity with Palestinians calling for an end to Israel’s violence in...

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Rafael Silver

Rafael Silver

Rafael Silver is a Jewish Israeli and a combat veteran of the Israeli army. In a 2022 Mondoweiss op-ed, Silver shared why he left Israel and moved to Canada: “I felt that I could no longer be a part of a system that practices apartheid against the Palestinian...

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Stefan Moore

Stefan Moore

A self-described “secular Jew,” documentary filmmaker Stefan Moore wrote about the troubled history of creating the Jewish state for Consortium News. He argues for a shift from fighting for a two-state solution toward a “democratic secular state accommodating both...

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Zionism in Israel

Zionism in Israel

Howard Lisnoff wrote about “The Long View of Palestine, Israel and War” in a piece for Counter Punch. In the article, he reflects on the history of Zionism in Israel and the dehumanization of Palestinians. He aptly points out that critiquing Zionism and occupation...

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A History of Oppression

A History of Oppression

In an Opinion piece for Moment Mag, David K. Shipler reflects on the weight of history and memory in shaping the ongoing violence the Israeli government is waging against the people of Palestine. As a former Jerusalem bureau chief for The New York Times, David speaks...

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Gaza and Ireland

Gaza and Ireland

Susan Webber, under her Naked Capitalism pen name Yves Smith, reposted and commented on an article by Aidan McQuade titled “Gaza: Did the West Learn Nothing from the Peace Process in Ireland?” Originally posted on OpenDemocracy.net, the article compares the U.K.’s...

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