Anti-Semitic Incident Reported At Another Toronto Public School; Third Instance This Month

According to CP24, The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) says it is aware of a third antisemitic incident involving students this month, this time involving a Jewish teacher at a school in North York.

Brian Fong, principal at Pleasant Public School, east of Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue, told parents in a letter sent home Friday that two students in a classroom did not put their hands down after raising them for a prolonged period, in what the teacher present in the classroom understood to be the Nazi salute.

"Yesterday, during a class discussion, students were asked to raise their hands in response to a question," Fong wrote in the letter. "Two students kept their hands up for a longer period of time, which was seen by the teacher as a 'Nazi salute.'"

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