Michael Levitt

Michael Levitt is the President and CEO of Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center, Canada’s leading human rights organization devoted to Holocaust education and fighting antisemitism and other forms of racism. A regular columnist in the Toronto Star, he is frequently interviewed in the media on issues pertaining to human rights, social inclusion, discrimination, and Jew-hatred. Michael currently sits on Canada’s delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. As a former two-term Member of Parliament, he served as Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and was a founding member of the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition to Combat Online Antisemitism.