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Chabad at Anti-Israel Bastion

When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came to Concordia University pro-Palestinian students rioted. Today, Chabad Rabbi Yisroel Bernath walks there freely. Full Story

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Rabbio bernath…an amzing shiach….much haytzacha

Reb Yoel
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Bernath is at Loyola campus mostly. Also, the event was held there. His work is commendable but that has nothing to do with riots at the Hall building which is on the mother campus. Loyola had never really had the same problem Sir George (Hall building) did. DJ affable was awesome.

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Anti-Israel Bastion? Isn’t this title a bit harsh on Concordia? I supported the event and I support celebration of culture but I do not see how this event ties in with riots 8 years ago (that were not directed at Jews but at the prime minister of Israel and his policies).

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What I understand...

It seems from the articles I have read that there is still quite a bit of anti-israel tension on campus. There have been a few incidents on campus over the past few years. This celebration is the first time the university put its name on a Jewish event. A university like Concordia that almost completely banned any open Jewish presence a few years ago is now backing a Jewish event, giving a rabbi chaplaincy status and trying to mend the tensions, I think that is quite commendable. This is an obvious sign of where the university is headed. Rabbi Bernath… Read more »

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