"We are a very strong Jewish community. We won't let them frighten us," said the President and CEO of the Montreal Jewish Federation, on a solidarity trip to Israel. Yair Szlak, the President and CEO of the Montreal Jewish Federation brought to light the alarming rise of antisemitism in Canada, marked by violent attacks, including the use of Molotov cocktails against Jewish institutions. Detailing the progression of these attacks, Szlak described an alarming escalation from verbal to physical violence. In the face of these threats, Szlak spoke of the Jewish community's resilience and unwavering support for Israel. Sixty Canadian Jewish leaders are in Israel for a solidarity trip. The group arrived in Israel on Monday, aiming to understand how the October 7 massacre and the subsequent war have profoundly altered Israeli society.
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