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Press Release: November 16, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2016 Toronto, ON – Last night, at its monthly meeting, the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union General Council rejected a bid to create a permanent Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) standing committee. The motion failed by a margin of 27 in favour to 34 against, with 17 recorded abstentions.…

A Letter To Survivors

As part of Holocaust Education Week, Hillel Ontario set up an online declaration of remembrance  for students and community members to sign in solidarity with our Holocaust survivors. As of today, over 490 people have penned their name, pledging to never forget. The idea behind this amazing project was to add an interactive, accessible and…

Challahween – 10 Challah Baking Horror Stories

Ten disastrous moments when Challahs went terribly wrong. Happy Halloween and Shabbat Shalom! 1. When you’re trying to copy your role model, but it just doesn’t work out. 2. This Challah is having serious pink eye – no thank you! 3. Rainbow-poo? Star of David? Challah? This one wants is having an identity crisis. 4. Even the raisins…

Press Release: CIJA Commends Universities Canada Policy Banning Discrimination Based on Place of Origin

October 26, 2016, CIJA Toronto, ON – Today, Canada’s university presidents voted to adopt a new set of mandatory criteria for member universities at a meeting of Universities Canada, which serves as the voice of 97 Canadian institutions of higher education. The new policy stipulates that “place of origin” must be included in university codes…

Hillel Ontario is Hiring!

  Hillel Ontario – Coordinator, Advocacy Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Miriam.shuval@hillelontario.org by October 27, 2016. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information see full job description.   Hillel Ontario – Associate Director, Strategic Communications and PR   Interested candidates should send a cover letter…

Classified – September/ October 2016

The Barry Rubin Prize – Essay Competition, presented by CIJA Who? If you are currently studying at a university or a college in Canada this is an amazing opportunity for you to win $500. What?  Write a 1800-2500 word long essay answering the question “With Iran striving for increased regional influence, what possibilities and limitations exist for…