A brief update on what’s going on behind the scenes at Treyf HQ + remembering the attack on the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City, one year later.
We spoke with Tom Pessah, an activist & academic based in Tel Aviv. We talked about his work with Amram, a group working to expose the truth about Israel’s mass kidnapping of Yemenite, Mizrahi and Balkan children in the 1950s. We spoke about the racism that led to these kidnappings, and his investigation into JIMENA, the largest group representing Mizrahi Jews in the US.
As we enter sci-fi blockbuster season, we reached out to Molly Swain and Chelsea Vowel, hosts of the Métis in Space podcast! We talked about the colonial politics of mainstream science fiction and the importance of envisioning decolonial futures.
[This episode was recorded on November 27th]
We spoke with Bernie Farber (former CEO of the Canadian Jewish Congress) about his recent role in helping uncover the truth about Ayman Elkasrawy, a Toronto Imam fired from his job due to false accusations of Anti-Semitism. We talked about the uneven relationship between Jewish and Muslim communities in Canada, the rise of the far-right, and how mainstream Jewish groups no longer understand what Anti-Semitism really means.
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