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Canada should follow EU’s lead, take stronger stance against anti-Semitism

By Avi Benlolo      

Organized anti-Semitism is increasing. Canada must follow Sweden's example and invest in confronting anti-Semitism to a greater degree.

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, pictured in this file photo, told officials from the Simon Wiesenthal Center last week that 'denial of Israel's right to exist is anti-Semitism.' UN photograph courtesy of Rick Bajornas
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With a general election in the United Kingdom on June 8 and British Jewish citizens fleeing Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party, Europe is increasingly calling for more action against anti-Semitism. Only 13 per cent of British Jews will vote for Labour in the election, one poll suggested. After repeated anti-Semitic controversy within the Labour Party, Jewish communities in England and across Europe were shocked when the party did not expel former London mayor Ken Livingstone in April after he

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