Concordia University’s student union recently surprised the Canadian Jewish community by issuing an apology for indifference to anti-Semitism on campus. Nicole Nashen and Harrison Kirshner, the two Jewish students who pushed for that apology, join us to explain how they did it. Plus: Dr. Barry Pakes talks about COVID vaccination and viral outbreaks in the Jewish community, and how we can combat vaccine misinformation.
What We Talked About
- “UJA Suspends Partnership With School Over COVID Breach; Rabbis Pen Letter on Adherence” at The CJN
- “Concordia Student Union Apologizes for ‘Indifference’ to Campus Anti-Semitism” at The CJN
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