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Holocaust Deniers: Trudeau and Pittsburgh Synagogue

holocaust deniers: The prevalence of anti-Semitism in contemporary society showed itself almost two weeks ago when a gunman killed 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue simply because they were Jewish, Trudeau said, according to CTV. The ensuing days have seen countrywide vigils and calls for the government do to more through a federal program that funds security improvements at places at risk of hate-motivated crimes, such as synagogues. Trudeau said Holocaust deniers still exist and anti-Semitism remains a problem in Canada, noting the latest numbers from Statistics Canada show Jews are the most frequent targets of religiously motivated hate crimes. I pledge to you all now we will do more, Trudeau said, without providing more details. The head of Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center, Avi Benlolo, said it is up to governments to take serious measures that help counter hate crimes against minority groups. Shimon Koffler Fogel, CEO of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, said in a statement that his organization would work with the government on the details of the pledge and on other practical policies to combat anti-Semitism in all its forms today. ( As reported in the news.