HRC / AVI Campus Media Fellow Published In The Toronto Sun: Navigating Falsehood And Discrimination As A Jewish Student At Toronto Metropolitan University

On May 31, 2024, one of our Campus Media Fellows, Maxine Khalfon, was published in The Toronto Sun, about how encampments, like the one currently taking place at Toronto Metropolitan University, are encouraging the rise of antisemitism on campuses. Often masked as criticisms of Israeli policies, these protests are bigotry and hate disguised as a social […]

Letter From Group Of Law Students At Toronto Metropolitan University Supports “All Forms of Palestinian Resistance;” These Are Their Names

On October 20, a list of 74 students at Toronto Metropolitan University’s (TMU) Lincoln Alexander School of Law, some named while others were anonymous, signed onto a vehemently anti-Israel letter, which denied Israel’s right to exist. The letter claimed that “’Israel’ is not a country,” and demanded “an end to the entire system of settler […]

After Omitting Antisemitism from 2022 Winter Webinar Series & Apologizing, Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson) Delivers on Promise of New Program

Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) held a webinar series during the Winter 2022 semester called “Generous Futures: Power and Politics in Charitable Giving”, featuring discussions about combating Islamophobia, anti-Asian racism, ageism, and working to advance disability rights, LGBTQ+ rights, black voices, etc. It did not, however, list combating antisemitism in its programming and magazine, […]