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Sunday, March 11 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Defeating BDS on Campus (BDS: Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions)

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This session will discuss the manner in which BDS and anti-Semitism have manifested themselves on campuses within Canada. It will be elaborating on how we were able to get BDS voted down at the U of Winnipeg as well as how to move forward as a nation.

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avatar for Sophie Hershfield

Sophie Hershfield

Sophie Hershfield is a student at the University of Winnipeg studying English and Philosophy, and graduated from Gray Academy in 2016. She has been a counsellor at camp Massad for two summers now, and loves Jewish programming for young people. She's been a fellow for the Canadian... Read More →
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Maxine Jacobson

Maxine Jacobson is in her first year at University of Winnipeg doing an undergraduate degree in biochemistry, after graduating from Gray Academy in 2017. She has worked as a camp counselor at the Rady JCC summer day camp for four years and thoroughly enjoys spending time with chi... Read More →
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Emily Kroft

Emily Kroft is in her fourth year studying Environmental Science at the University of Winnipeg and has been active in fighting anti-Israel perceptions on campus both in and out of the classroom. This year she was part of a group of students who organized to defeat a BDS motion on... Read More →
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Sam Kroft

Sam Kroft is at first year of University studying Criminal Justice and Conflict Resolution at the University of Winnipeg. He is a proud alumnus of the 2017 graduating class at Gray Academy. He has a passion for the Jewish Community in Winnipeg and finding ways to make it better... Read More →
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Raffey Levitt Pinsky

Raffey Levitt Pinsky is a student at the University of Winnipeg in his final year in the Faculty of Education.  He received his high school diploma from Gray Academy in 2011, and received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba in 2015.  Raffey attended B’nai Brith... Read More →


Sunday March 11, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Room 223 - Second Floor