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B’nai Brith Canada Outraged After Protesters Burn Israeli Flags in Vancouver

Pro-Palestinian protesters burn Israeli flags in Vancouver (Photo Credit: Facebook) By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada December 10, 2017 VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is outraged and calling for action after anti-Israel protests took place in Vancouver Friday and Saturday, when children were encouraged to chant terrorist slogans and protesters stole and destroyed Israeli flags.   Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Calls on Ottawa to Follow U.S. Lead on Jerusalem

By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada Dec. 6, 2017  OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on Ottawa to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and make plans to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to announce a similar move later today. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Launches New Musical-themed Program for Quebec Seniors

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Dec. 6, 2017 HAMPSTEAD, Que. – On the eve of Chanukah, B’nai Brith Canada’s Quebec Region is stepping up with a wonderful project to get seniors over the age of 65 out of their homes during the winter. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Calls for Removal of UN Palestinian Rapporteur

Michael Lynk speaks at a Nov. 29 fundraiser for Canadian Friends of Sabeel (Screenshot) Dec. 4, 2017 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the United Nations to strip Michael Lynk of his position as “Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” after he headlined a fundraiser for a radical anti-Israel group. Continue reading

MPs Sweet and Housefather Give Statements on Jewish Refugee Day in House of Commons

Canadian MPs David Sweet (left) and Anthony Housefather (right) Dec. 1, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada In honour of Jewish Refugee Day, Canadian MPs David Sweet (Flamborough—Glanbrook, CPC) and Anthony Housefather (Mount Royal, Lib.) delivered statements yesterday in the House of Commons. Continue reading

WATCH: The Silencing of Jewish Suffering in Syria

By Tevy PilcWriter/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Nov. 30, 2017Seventy years ago, before the establishment of the State of Israel, there were nearly 1-million Jews living in Egypt, Syria, Iran, Iraq, and throughout the Middle East. Continue reading

In 70 Years Since UN Partition Plan for Palestine, Arabs Continue to Say ‘No’ to Peace

Daniel Koren The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Nov. 29, 2017 Seventy years ago today, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 181, calling for the partition of Mandatory Palestine into Jewish and Arab states. Despite that the proposed Jewish state had territorial limits, the Jewish Agency for Palestine accepted the plan. Arab leaders and governments, however, unequivocally refused on principle. Continue reading

Rise in Anti-Jewish Hate Crimes Confirmed by Statistics Canada

This antisemitic graffiti was discovered defacing a high school in York Region, Ont. earlier this year Nov. 28, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – A report released by Statistics Canada Tuesday reveals a significant increase in hate crimes targeting Canada’s Jewish population in 2016.  Continue reading

Support B'nai Brith Canada on GIVING TUESDAY!

Dear Friends,Today is Giving Tuesday, the day we give back to our community by supporting the causes that truly matter. Continue reading

Group that Hosted Neo-Nazi Launches Campaign to Preserve Hate Rallies in Toronto

  By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada Nov. 27, 2017 TORONTO – A Toronto group that played host to a neo-Nazi speaker in April of 2016 is leading the charge against an effort by City Councillor James Pasternak to prohibit “hate-sponsored rallies” on public property. Continue reading
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