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Turkey and Israel to Normalize Relations: Report

Photo Credit: Shutterstock By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Turkish and Israeli negotiation teams will normalize ties between the two countries after six years of severed relations, according to a Times of Israel report. Continue reading

Montreal, Toronto Mayors Heading to Israel

  Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai (Left) and Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre (Right) shake hands during a meeting in Montreal (Credit: Twitter/@HowardLiebman) By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada The mayors of Canada’s largest metropolises are heading to the Holy Land. Continue reading

Discredited IJV Dictating Green Party Foreign Policy

The Green Party of Canada is relying heavily on the discredited “Independent Jewish Voices” organization to formulate its new foreign policy, which reveals the party’s shocking lack of rational thought, B’nai Brith says. Continue reading

Los Angeles Dodgers Sign First Israeli Baseball Player

  Dean Kremer is seen here playng for Israel's national baseball team (Credit: JTA)   By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada Major League Baseball is no stranger to Jewish baseball superstars, from revered Hall of Famers Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg, former all-stars Shawn Green and Kevin Youkilis and current active all-stars Ryan Braun and Ian Kinsler. But when it comes to Israeli baseball players in the majors, Dean Kremer, a Los Angeles Dodgers 2016 draft pick, stands alone with that distinction. Continue reading

Independent Jewish Voices Supports Anti-Jewish Al-Quds Day Hatefest

IJV founding member Ken Stone praises late Iranian dictator Ayatollah Khomeini at a Toronto event in May 2016 (YouTube screenshot)   By Aidan Fishman Campus Advocacy Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) has a long history of headlining the annual anti-Israel al-Quds Day hate rally at Queen’s Park, a B’nai Brith Canada investigation has uncovered. IJV’s links to Holocaust denial and white supremacists were previously exposed by B’nai Brith. Continue reading

Israel Building Wall to Block Tunnels from Gaza: Report

By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada Israel may be constructing an underground wall to deter Hamas’s construction of tunnels from Gaza into Israel, The Washington Post reports.  Continue reading

MP Asks Government to Apologize to Jewish Community

Member of Parliament Deepak Obhrai By B'nai Brith Staff A Member of Parliament is calling for Canada to acknowledge its harsh treatment of Jewish refugees.  Continue reading

Rhode Island Approves Anti-Boycott Bill

By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada Add Rhode Island to the growing list of governments to turn anti-boycott bills into law. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Hiring Advocacy Coordinator, Western Region

  B’nai Brith Canada is expanding its advocacy department into Western Canada, and is looking for a motivated, passionate and independent self-starter to take on the role of Advocacy Coordinator, Western Region. Continue reading

Dutch Parliament Cuts Funding for Israel Boycott Supporters

Credit: Embassy of Israel in The Netherlands By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada After weeks of divisive debates, the Dutch government passed a motion this week to cut funding to organizations promoting the Boycott and Sanctions movement against Israel. Continue reading
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