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Montreal Synagogues Rocked by Hate Mail Calling for Jewish Genocide

By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Dec. 18, 2017MONTREAL – At least two synagogues in the Montreal area – Beth Ora and Shaare Zedek – received antisemitic hate mail Monday that advocated for the genocide of Jewish people, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Analysis: With Quebec Elections Approaching, Jewish Community Braces for Big Year in 2018

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Dec. 15, 2017 MONTREAL – As the 2017 calendar year draws to a close, Quebecers must brace themselves for a busy political year ahead. A provincial election is scheduled for Oct. 1 and it is unclear what the outcome might be. Continue reading

Alberta MLA Questions Government's Decision to Intervene on Anthony Hall

Alberta MLA Richard Gotfried (UCP-Calgary-Fish Creek) Dec. 14, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Alberta MLA Richard Gotfried (UCP-Calgary-Fish Creek) grilled the Alberta government in the Legislative Assembly Wednesday on its legal intervention into the investigation of disgraced University of Lethbridge professor Anthony Hall. Continue reading

"We Must Not Tolerate Swastika Trail in Our Community"

By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Dec. 14, 2017 On Dec. 20, B’nai Brith Canada will attend a Puslinch Township Council meeting to argue in support of changing a local street name called “Swastika Trail.” Continue reading

Quebec Dignitaries Take Part in Festive Chanukah Seniors Program

By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Dec. 14, 2017 MONTREAL – The mood was festive at the Adath Israel Congregation in Hampstead, Que. this weekend, where the synagogue, alongside B’nai Brith Canada, hosted the first of several planned musical brunches for seniors. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Calls on McMaster to Condemn Pro-Palestinian Students Praising Hitler on Social Media

McMaster SPHR member promotes antisemitism on Twitter (Photo Credit: Canary Mission)  Dec. 13, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada HAMILTON, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on McMaster University to condemn a spate of antisemitic social media posts from members of the campus group “Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights” (SPHR). Continue reading

This Chanukah, Let's Rededicate Ourselves to Jerusalem

  Dear Friends, Tonight marks the first night of Chanukah, an eight-day festival of lights synonymous with eating sufganiyot and latkes, playing ‘spin the dreidel,’ and lighting the menorah. Continue reading

Vancouver Mayor Responds to Flag-Burning at Anti-Israel Protest

Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson Dec 12, 2017 By Tevy Pilc and Aidan FishmanB'nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – In a statement provided to B’nai Brith Canada and its supporters on Monday, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson denounced the burning of an Israeli flag at a protest Saturday, along with a number of other recent incidents in the city. Continue reading

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
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