TORONTO – A 74-year-old Toronto man faces charges after allegedly yelling “Heil Hitler” and accosting participants at a pro-Israel march.
Police say Ali Amirsalam was arrested last week on charges of causing a disturbance and uttering death threats at the event in Toronto in May.
B’nai Brith Canada alleges the man yelled he wanted Adolf Hitler to kill Jewish people.
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The organization says it filed a complaint with police after the incident.
B’nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn says the charges send a message that anyone who threatens Jews or disrupts Jewish events will face consequences.
Amirsalam is scheduled to appear in court next month.