The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and Federation CJA have responded to "many antisemitic and hateful comments on #Facebook" related to gatherings in the Hasidic community in Outremont over the weekend.\nThe four-part tweet goes on to say that both agencies re-iterate the belief that everyone, including practicing Jews, should comply with government recommendations and rules.\nEditor's Choice: Butters The Famous Montreal Turkey Might Be A Sign Of A Turkey Invasion\n\n1/4 CIJA and @FederationCJA are aware of the many antisemitic and hateful comments on #Facebook appearing in response to the story about some members of the Hasidic community in Outremont who were found to be violating COVID-19 rules and regulations.— CIJA (@CIJAinfo) January 25, 2021\n\n"We reaffirm our position that all members of the Jewish community must comply with public health directives."\nThe series goes on to say that both CIJA and CJA acknowledge the anger and frustration felt by others, reactions online have "crossed the line into antisemitism and hate. That is not acceptable." \n"While we understand and share the frustration this story has evoked, we are also deeply concerned with how these concerns are being expressed on social media."\nThe teams are working to flag concerning comments to Facebook and to the SPVM, in specific cases.\n3/4 There are many disturbing examples of how the anger has crossed the line into antisemitism and hate. That is not acceptable. We are in the process of flagging these comments to our contacts at Facebook and, in some cases, with Montreal police.— CIJA (@CIJAinfo) January 25, 2021\n\nUsers who see antisemitic comments and any form of hatred are encouraged to flag the comments to the platforms, themselves.\nCIJA is asking that once you have done so, you let the group know on the website.\n\nThis article's cover photo was used for illustrative purposes only.