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Several Jewish Candidates Vying for Leadership in Montreal Elections

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Oct. 27, 2017 MONTREAL – It's municipal election time here in Montreal and all across Quebec as voters prepare to head to the polls on Sunday, Nov. 5. Full disclosure: I am seeking my fourth mandate as a city councillor in the predominately Jewish community of Côte Saint-Luc, the home of B’nai Brith’s Quebec office, B’nai Brith House for seniors and the future Chateau B’nai Brith. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Lauds Federal Agency for Upholding Ruling on Israeli Wines

Oct. 26, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of The League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has rejected a bid by a disgruntled consumer to remove wines from two Israeli companies – Shiloh and Psagot – from store shelves.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Meets with New Montreal Hate Crimes Unit

(L to R) Allan Adel (National League for Human Rights Chair), Harvey Levine, (B’nai Brith Quebec Regional Director),  Line Lemay (SPVM Lieutenant Detective), Isabelle Billette (SPVM), Stephane Roch (Sargent Detective), Steve Slimovitch (criminal law advisor) Oct. 26, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – Earlier this week, members of B’nai Brith Canada had their first face-to-face meeting with the newly formed Montreal Hate Crimes Unit at SPVM (Service de Police de la Ville de Montreal) headquarters. Continue reading

Anti-Israel BDS Movement Fails at University of Winnipeg – Again

Oct, 25, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of The League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – The anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement appears to have entered a death spiral on Canadian campuses. The latest victory for the pro-Israel camp came today, as students at the University of Winnipeg voted to reject a motion in support of it. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION TO ACT NOW Against Antisemitism at McGill

Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU) building Oct. 25, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – On Monday, at a general meeting of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), a group calling themselves “Democratize SSMU” targeted three SSMU directors over their support for Jewish causes. Continue reading

An Open Letter to McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier

McGill University ***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Dear Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier, On Monday night, three students were removed from the Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), McGill’s main student government. All three were targeted for removal either because they are Jewish or have vocally opposed anti-Jewish discrimination on campus. Continue reading

MP Bestows Canada 150th Citizenship Award to B'nai Brith's Eric Bissell

Eric Bissell (left) with MP Anthony Housefather (right)  Oct. 24, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Member of Parliament Anthony Housefather (Mount Royal) awarded the Sesquicentennial Citizenship Award to B'nai Brith Canada's Eric Bissell in Montreal. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Presents the Chief Rabbi of Poland in Winnipeg

Oct, 23, 2017. WINNIPEG – B'nai Brith Canada is proud to welcome the Chief Rabbi of Poland, Rabbi Michael Schudrich, for two special events it is organizing in Winnipeg. Continue reading

BlogTO’s Aish Tanoor Post Proves that Anti-Zionism and Antisemitism Are Exactly the Same

Daniel Koren & Sara McCleary The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Oct. 20, 2017 “Cuisine of genocidal maniacs.” “Ashkenazis appropriating Arab culture/cuisine…tsk tsk.” “Do Israelis even have their own food? Cause all they do is steal and reclaim.” Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Representatives Testify on M-103

David Matas and Michael Mostyn Oct. 17, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada representatives Michael Mostyn (Chief Executive Officer) and David Matas (Senior Legal Counsel) testified before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage today regarding M-103, a parliamentary motion passed earlier this year that “condemns Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination.” Continue reading
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