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Current York Federation of Students ‘VP Equity’ and  President-elect Krisna Saravanamuttu hasn’t even been inaugurated as President yet and he’s already proving to the world that he is either a complete fool, or a rabid anti-Semite. Following the York administration’s lead, he has set up a ‘Task Force on Campus Racism’ (facebook event link here). […]

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Just a week after graffiti was found stating that the Jews get away with everything, a Nazi swastika was found today drawn on a washroom stall wall at Toronto’s York University. The police have been notified. Anti-Semitic sentiment and activities have been on the rise at York, and have reached new highs since students returned […]

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Can’t say I’m surprised.

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Anti-Semitic Graffiti at York University

Via ProudZionist, anti-semitic graffiti on a washroom stall door at York University in Toronto: The graffiti states: “Boycott Israeli Apartheid” Someone else wrote: “Why?” The response: “So we don’t let the Jews get away with everything” That’s what I call quality crap-time reading.

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So today I helped run a display at York University in the main student area Vari Hall called “Free Palestinians from Hamas”. We set up a board with different newspaper and media quotes of people and human rights organizations condemning Hamas’ exploitation of regular Palestinian citizens, and bringing light to the facts on the ground […]

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Today’s event was supposed to start at 12:30 and I had a meeting at 1, so I came at 12:30 and waited but by 12:50 the event hadn’t started yet so I left. Let me say that when I left, I counted about 25 people in the room, and at least 12 of them were […]

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But I obviously have problems with it. The full text is here. First he complains for 9 paragraphs about how hard it is to be the President of the University during the economic downturn that the world is facing and in the post-strike cleanup, as if we’re supposed to feel sympathetic (keep in mind this […]

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Just to add to blazingcatfur’s report, here’s a copy of the letter that was sent out to Hasbara at York: On Tuesday February 25th, Vice-President Tiffin issued four notices of suspension and fines to the following clubs for various recent academic disruptions in Vari Hall this year.  Each of these groups, like you, have been […]

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I found this over at blazingcatfur. Shalom Lappin, a Professor at King’s College in London, was scheduled to speak in the Colloquium of the Cognitive Science Program of the Philosophy Department at York, but he sent York’s President Shoukri a letter of withdrawal and has canceled his appearance due to Shoukri’s complete and utter lack […]

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While the storm on the DROP YFS press conference was all over international news, that was unfortunately not the end of it. Things have been getting worse. I recommend that if you didn’t read that article, then you read it now. It provides essential background info on the situation. Anyways, since then, the YFS (York […]

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