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June 12, 2000
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The Canadian Jewish Congress is protesting the University of Toronto’s awarding an honorary degree to Palestinian academic Edward Said. The opposition stems both from Said’s allegedly fraudulent claim that his family was exiled from Jerusalem in 1948 and because of his steadfast opposition to the state of Israel.

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