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Pittsburgh synagogue attack exposes threat of online hate

By Shimon Koffler Fogel      

What is now needed is for federal policymakers to prevent similar atrocities by launching a national strategy to combat online hate, writes Shimon Koffler Fogel of CIJA.

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, pictured in a file photo. The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is urging the federal government to develop a national strategy that would, among other things, track and intercept online hate. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade

OTTAWA—The recent massacre of 11 Jewish-Americans at Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue was a painful reminder that anti-Semitism, in its most extreme form, remains a threat to innocent life.

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