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An Interview with Lior Raz of 'Fauda'

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen MONTREAL – Only a few weeks ago, I had never heard of Israeli actor Lior Raz and his breakout television series Fauda, which is being aired in 190 countries. When I learned that he was coming to speak at an event in Montreal, I expressed relief that I had signed up for Netflix in the fall and, within a week, binge-watched the riveting 12 episodes. Continue reading

Feminism’s Newest 'Hero' is a Convicted Terrorist

  Willem Hart  Over the last few years, the conversation surrounding racial identity politics – once exclusive to the domain of academia – has broken into the mainstream Western conscience, a trend unmistakably visible in the recent widespread culture of protest sparked by the rise of U.S. President Donald Trump. Continue reading

Teaching Assistant Who Led Antisemitic Prayer Fired by Ryerson University

Posters at Ryerson calling for the dismissal of Ayman Elkasrawy Feb. 28, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Ayman Elkasrawy, a teaching assistant at Ryerson University who called to “purify the al-Aqsa Mosque from the filth of the Jews” during a sermon, has been dismissed by the university. Continue reading

Bomb Threat Forces Closure of Calgary JCC

Feb. 28, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada The Calgary Jewish Community Centre was evacuated Monday evening after an unidentified person phoned in a bomb threat at approximately 5:45 p.m. Continue reading

In These Times of Peril, B'nai Brith Canada Needs Your Support

Dear Friends, We are only two months into the year 2017, and yet, we have already witnessed several offensive and blatantly antisemitic incidents across Canada. Continue reading

John Tory, Marcel Dionne to Attend 2nd Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic

B'nai Brith Canada is delighted to announce that NHL Hall of Famer Marcel Dionne and Toronto Mayor John Tory will participate in the 2nd Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic, which will take place at the breathtaking new Lebovic Golf Club in Aurora, Ont., on Monday, June 12, 2017. Continue reading

Igor Sadikov Resigns As McGill Student Director

Igor Sadikov By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Feb. 24, 2017 Igor Sadikov, the McGill student politician whose tweet calling to “punch a Zionist today” was first exposed by B’nai Brith Canada, has resigned from his post as a director of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Condemns Antisemitic Vandalism in Hamilton

A spray-painted swastika found on the ground of the Hamilton Rail Trail on Feb. 22, 2017. (Credit: Pat Gallagher) B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn has issued the following statement regarding the discovery of antisemitic vandalism in Hamilton on Feb. 22, 2017: Continue reading

Guterres, Haley and the Turning of the Tide for Israel at the UN

Sara McCleary Finally, some positive changes for Israel at the United Nations. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Gives Press Conference on Antisemitism With Toronto Mayor John Tory

John Tory, John Filion, Rabbi Moshe Steiner, Michael Mostyn and James Pasternak at a press conference in Toronto on Feb. 22, 2017. By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Feb. 22, 2017 B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn spoke at a news conference on Wednesday, Feb, 22, 2017, alongside Toronto police and Mayor John Tory at the Toronto Police Service Division 32 headquarters following incidents of antisemitic vandalism in Toronto, most notably, when post-it notes with antisemitic slurs were discovered on doors at a Toronto condo a few days earlier. Continue reading
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