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Victory! Publisher Issues Replacement Page of Textbook Accusing Israel of Using Child Soldiers

  Dear Friends,  We wanted you to be the first to hear about B’nai Brith Canada’s latest victory in the fight against anti-Israel propaganda.  You’ve probably heard about B’nai Brith’s investigation into the case of a Grade 6 Social Studies textbook called Canada and the Global Community that falsely accuses Israel of using “child soldiers.” While about 800 elementary schools in Ontario have been using copies of this textbook for the past three years, B’nai Brith has been ardently campaigning to have them corrected before students return to school in September. Continue reading

A Conversation between Psagot Winery CEO and Founder Yaakov Berg and B'nai Brith Canada's Ryan Bellerose

July 18, 2017 During a B'nai Brith mission to Israel last month, Ryan Bellerose, B'nai Brith Canada's Western Advocacy Coordinator, met with Yaakov Berg, the CEO and founder of the Psagot Winery. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Once Again Rises to the Occasion to Eliminate Hatred in Quebec

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen July 18, 2017 MONTREAL - Nobody ever questions the value of B’nai Brith Canada. Since 1875, this organization has been recognized as a vital voice in promoting Jewish unity and continuity, a staunch defender of the State of Israel and global Jewry, a tireless advocate on behalf of senior citizens and a leader in combatting antisemitism and racism. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Commemorates Victims of AMIA Bombing

Thousands of people hold up signs reading, "Justice" as they commemorate the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires on July 18, 2013 (Photo Credit: Reuters/Marcos Brindicci) July 18, 2017 By Hailey KobrinCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is marking the 23rd anniversary of the attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentine (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, which occurred July 18, 1994. Taking place two years after the bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires that killed 29 people, it left 85 dead and more than 300 wounded. Continue reading

Arrest Warrant Issued in Montreal for Hate-Preaching Imam

Sheikh Muhammad ibn Musa Al Nasr at the Dar al-Arkam Mosque in Montreal (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) July 16, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – A Quebec judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of Palestinian-Jordanian Imam Sheikh Muhammad ibn Musa Al Nasr following a B'nai Brith complaint. During a sermon, Al Nasr called Jews "the worst of mankind" and expressed his hope that Muslims would slaughter them on Judgment Day. Continue reading

Montreal Police Investigating ‘Death to Israel’ Rapper After B'nai Brith Complaint

Album art for "How the Hooks Hook" by Madd Cold (Photo Credit: BandCamp) July 14, 2017 By Aidan Fishman, G.S. Samra & Marty YorkB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – Following an investigation and subsequent complaint by B'nai Brith Canada, the Hate Crimes Unit of the Montreal Police Service has launched an investigation of its own into a rapper who promotes antisemitism and spends much of his time in Montreal. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Commends Government for Pressuring Agency to Comply with Canadian Wine Regulations

July 13, 2017 By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has rescinded its disturbing and discriminatory decision to remove wines from two Israeli companies – Shiloh and Psagot – from store shelves.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Expects Disturbing Canadian Food Inspection Agency Decision Against Israeli Wines to Be Reversed Soon

  By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada July 12, 2017  B’nai Brith Canada is expecting that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will soon rescind its recent decision to order the removal of certain Israeli wines from store shelves.   Continue reading

B'nai Brith and the BAYT Present: Are Jews Indigenous to Israel?

July 11, 2017 B'nai Brith Canada and the Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto (BAYT) are proud to present "Are Jews Indigenous to Israel," where prominent speakers will discuss the Jewish people's thousands-year-old relationship to the land of Israel. Continue reading

Tech Giants Must Go Further to Combat Online Terrorism

  Tony D'Amato Stortz  July 12, 2017 Technology giants Facebook, Microsoft, Youtube, and Twitter have launched a joint effort to curb terrorist recruitment and extremism on their platforms. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, announced June 26, is an encouraging attempt to collaborate on existing efforts to remove content promoting violence, terrorism and discrimination from the Internet. Continue reading
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