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Government-Partnered Conference Spreads Antisemitism in Montreal

  By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada The World Social Forum (WSF), a government-partnered event set to take place in Montreal on Aug. 9 through 14, is promoting antisemitism and the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS). Continue reading

Israel and US To Sign New Military Aid Agreement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US President Barack Obama (Credit: Politico)   By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada The United States and Israel are expected to sign a new 10-year military aid package that will take effect in 2018, as reported by Reuters. Continue reading

Anti-Israel Protesters Attempt to Disrupt Multicultural Festival in Winnipeg

Protesters gather outside Israel Pavilion at Folklorama in Winnipeg (Credit: CBC) About a dozen people protested Tuesday outside the Israel Pavilion at Shalom Square, targeting crowds attending Folklorama, Winnipeg’s annual celebration of multiculturalism. Continue reading

Canadian Philanthropists Donate $5-Million to Enhance Communication Studies at Tel Aviv University

Marla (left) and Aubrey (right) Dan have donated $5 million to Tel Aviv University By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada A Toronto couple is making  what sources are saying is the largest individual donation to Tel Aviv University (TAU) from a non-corporate Canadian. Continue reading

Donations sought at B'nai Brith Canada Quebec

The Quebec Region of B'nai Brith Canada is collecting nonperishable goods, outerwear, underwear, and hygiene products for adults, children and babies as an ongoing project. Continue reading

Boycott and Sanctions Movement Obliterated in Three Spanish Cities

By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada The Boycott and Sanctions movement has suffered major legal setbacks in three Spanish municipalities: Olesa, Rivas Vaciamadrid, and La Guardia, The Jerusalem Post is reporting. Continue reading

Knesset To Expand Cyber Defence

By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Israel is en route to become "a leading country in cyber defence," according to a report from the Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee's Subcommittee for Cyber Affairs. Continue reading

Himmler's Diaries Discovered

Heinrich Himmler, Chief of German Police During World War II, (Credit: Mirror)  By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The diaries of Nazi mass murderer Heinrich Himmler have been found in the Russian Military Archive in Podolsk filed under Dnewnik, Russian for diary. Continue reading

NBA Stars Head to Play, Advocate in Israel

Basketball players Amare Stoudemire (L) and Omri Casspi (R) By Tevy Pilc and Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada Even with the Rio Summer Olympics coming closer to starting, it was basketball in Israel that was making the loudest noise in this week’s top hoops headlines. Continue reading

Krakow JCC Welcomes Pope Francis As Newest Member

Pope Francis Receives His JCC Membership Card From JCC Executive Director Jonathon Ornstein By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Should he decide to use it, Pope Francis will surely have no problem getting a good gym locker as the newest member of Krakow's Jewish Community Center. Continue reading
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