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York Student Union’s Condemnation of Antisemitism the Most Pathetic in History

Willem Hart Earlier this month, swastikas and hate graffiti were discovered in a lecture room at York University, an incident currently under investigation by the Toronto Police Service as "mischief." In response, York came out with recycled statements about tolerance and how York remains a “safe and respectful environment” – even considering the “often politicized atmosphere.” Jewish groups also unequivocally condemned the incident. Continue reading

Montreal Graffiti-Removal Artist Corey Fleischer Gets Burger Named After Him

Quebec Confidential   Mike Cohen March 24, 2017 Corey Fleischer is becoming a bit of a legend in Montreal. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Quebec Hosts Israeli Consul General

(L to R): Harvey Levine, Eileen Katz, Residence B'nai Brith Director, Ziv Nevo Kulman, Consul General of Israel, Quebec & Atlantic, Ted Greenfield, President B'nai Brith House & Chateau B'nai Brith, Ms. Rotem Segev, Deputy Consul General of Israel, Aaron Remer, BBC Quebec Board Member & Israel Advocacy Chair March 22, 2017 By Harvey LevineRegional Director - QuebecB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada was honoured to host Ziv Nevo Kulman, Consul General of Israel, Quebec & Atlantic Provinces, on Tuesday, March 21. Continue reading

Antisemitic Bomb Threats Strike York’s Glendon Campus

March 22, 2017 By Aidan Fishman and Marty YorkCampus Advocacy Coordinator | Chief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada Buildings at York University’s Glendon College Campus were evacuated Wednesday after a bomb threat targeted the Jewish community. This followed a similar incident that took place Tuesday. Continue reading

Another Montreal Imam Incites Violence Against Jewish Community

Sheikh Muhammad bin Musa al Nasr delivers sermon at the al-Arkam mosque in Montreal (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada March 21, 2017 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada has reported an incident involving yet another Montreal imam to the Hate Crimes Unit of the Montreal Police Service. As CIJNews reports, the imam was recorded delivering an antisemitic sermon and inciting violence against Jewish people. Continue reading

Medical Assistance in Dying: Why Ontario is Doing it Wrong

  Dr. Janice Halpern ***B'nai Brith Canada is hosting a Town Hall meeting to discuss the effects of MAID on March 29, 2017 at our headquarters in Toronto. Admission is free, but please RSVP to league@bnaibrith.ca*** Of all the Canadian provinces, Ontario is experiencing the most difficulty in adopting Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID), especially in working with physicians who do not want to be involved in any scenario that involves deliberately assisting patients to end their lives. Continue reading

Medical Assistance in Dying: The Effects on Physicians, Patients and Families of Conscience

Dear Friends, Given the recent controversy surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and how it pertains to religious communities, B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights is hosting an important Town Hall meeting to discuss the effects of this issue on medical professionals, patients, families, and friends. Continue reading

Humiliating Setback for Anti-Israel Forces at Western University Affiliate

Naomi Klein poses for a photo with a KUCSC student (Photo Credit: Facebook) March 16, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada A referendum has failed at King’s University College, an affiliate of the University of Western Ontario, despite a massive push by Canada’s anti-Israel forces. Continue reading

APPLY NOW: B'nai Brith Canada Offering Paid Student Internships

B'nai Brith Canada is offering a multitude of paid summer internship positions at our offices across Canada, in the cities of Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Winnipeg. Continue reading

Topham’s Sentence a Reminder That There is Still Much Work to be Done

  Harry Abrams Arthur Topham, founder of the racist and antisemitic website www.radicalpress.com, was finally sentenced on Monday, March 13, 10 years after I, in my capacity as a volunteer for B’nai Brith Canada, alerted the RCMP to his wilful promotion of hatred against Jewish people. Continue reading
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