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Republican National Committee Rejects a Two-State Solution

By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The Republican Party has approved a new platform that does not call for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying it will no longer support the establishment of a Palestinian state. Continue reading

Reactions to Former Green Party Candidate's Holocaust Denial Video

Earlier this week, a homemade YouTube video surfaced of former Green Party of Canada’s candidate, Monika Schaefer, denying the Holocaust. Continue reading

Polish Education Minister Denies Jewish Massacres

Polish Education Minister Anna Zalewska (Source: Law and Justice Party, Poland) By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada In an interview with public broadcaster TVN, Polish Education Minister Anna Zalewska failed to acknowledge the two Polish-conducted massacres of Jews that took place during the Second World War, as reported by Ynetnews. Continue reading

Former Green Party Candidate Makes Holocaust Denial Video

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy Co-ordinatorB’nai Brith Canada Monika Schaefer, who stood as the Green Party of Canada’s candidate in the Alberta riding of Yellowhead in 2006, 2008 and 2011, is denying the Holocaust in a homemade Youtube video. Continue reading

German Police Raid Antisemitic Social Media Offenders

  Source: Hesse State Police, Germany Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The German Federal Criminal Police launched a raid in Germany this week targeting social media users who have posted antisemitic and other racial hatred. The police entered the homes of more than 60 media users across the country.  No arrests were made, according to Times of Israel.  Continue reading

Israel opens new delivery point into Gaza for the first time in nine years

By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada On Thursday, the Agence France-Presse (AFP) reported that a photographer had captured images of deliveries into the Gaza strip arriving through the Erez crossing, which has been closed for the past nine years.  The Erez crossing has been restricted to individuals since 2007, with deliveries to Gaza arriving solely through the Kerem Shalom crossing in the north. Residents surrounding Kerem Shalom had been complaining about the heavy congestion caused by deliveries into the Gaza strip.  Continue reading

Hebrew University Top Ranked in the Middle East

  By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada  Hebrew University of Jerusalem has been ranked the top university in the Middle East, according to a study by Center for World University Rankings. Continue reading

Toronto Al-Quds Day Poem “Clearly Antisemitic”: Muslim-Canadian Activist

By Aidan FishmanB’nai Brith CanadaCampus Affairs Coordinator A speaker at the 2016 al-Quds Day rally recited a poem filled with antisemitic stereotypes before an audience of hundreds of people in downtown Toronto. Continue reading

Investigation Launched against Teacher Who Headlined Al-Quds Rally

A teacher from the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, who headlined the Toronto al-Quds hate-rally in early July, is being investigated following a complaint from B’nai Brith Canada. Nadia Shoufani, who teaches at St. Catherine of Siena Separate School, was filmed glorifying terrorists and calling for violence against Israelis through ‘resistance.' Continue reading

10-Year Anniversary of the Second Lebanon War

  By Jordan ZaitchikB’nai Brith Canada Today marks the ten-year anniversary of the Second Lebanon War, a 34-day-long conflict between Israel and the terrorist organization Hezbollah. Continue reading
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