There is much we can, must, and should do. The more we achieve a sense of common purpose — dare I say unity? — the more likely we are to succeed in confronting both the old and new demons we’re facing today.

'Comparison of Jews with Nazis is a standard modern antisemitic trope,' said David Matas, Senior Legal Counsel for B’nai Brith Canada. 'Academic freedom does not entitle academics to create a hostile environment for other academics and students.'