For most of my grade school years, I loved celebrating Christmas with my classmates. Our classrooms had Christmas trees that we decorated, and a teacher would visit us dressed like Santa. In English, we wrote letters to the North Pole and in math, we received candy canes for doing well on tests. Just before the holidays, the school would put on a big Christmas concert, for which we’d dress up like elves and sing carols for our parents. As you can imagine, it was quite the spectacle.
On Nov. 7, as part of Ryerson’s Holocaust Education Week, Polish-born Holocaust survivor Sol Nayman reflected on the seemingly ever-present anti-Semitism in the world, particularly in the wake of the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting which took the lives of 11 people on Oct. 27.
Local Jewish community members have mixed responses to efforts by a former Ryerson teaching assistant to share his story after he was fired by the university for alleged anti-semitic remarks.
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