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Mississauga Protesters Incite Hatred Toward Jews

  Click the image above to watch footage from the protests By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada July 28, 2017MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that Peel Regional Police open an investigation into a July 22 protest in Mississauga, Ont., wherein participants incited violence and promoted hatred against the Jewish community. Continue reading

Canadian Pro-Palestinian Agency Offers Only One Side of the Story

  Sara McCleary July 27, 2017 Last month, Beit Zatoun – a pro-Palestinian organization based out of Toronto – sent out its monthly newsletter with the subject line, “Fifty years of Occupation is No Celebration.” Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Urges Russia to Comply with Request from Wallenberg Family

By Tevy PilcWriter/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada July 26, 2017 B'nai Brith Canada is urging the Russian government to comply with legal action taken by the family of World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg to provide information and documentation surrounding his mysterious disappearance and death in a Soviet prison in 1947.  Continue reading

Controversial Quebec Health Minister Hears from Jewish Community Reps

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen July 24, 2017 MONTREAL- Nobody can argue against the statement that David Birnbaum has done excellent work in making improvements for the Jewish community in Montreal as the de facto Quebec Minister responsible. Continue reading

Victory! Publisher Issues Replacement Page of Textbook Accusing Israel of Using Child Soldiers

  Dear Friends,  We wanted you to be the first to hear about B’nai Brith Canada’s latest victory in the fight against anti-Israel propaganda.  You’ve probably heard about B’nai Brith’s investigation into the case of a Grade 6 Social Studies textbook called Canada and the Global Community that falsely accuses Israel of using “child soldiers.” While about 800 elementary schools in Ontario have been using copies of this textbook for the past three years, B’nai Brith has been ardently campaigning to have them corrected before students return to school in September. Continue reading

An Interview with Psagot Winery CEO Yaakov Berg

July 18, 2017 During a B'nai Brith Canada mission to Israel last month, Ryan Bellerose, B'nai Brith Canada's Western Advocacy Coordinator, met with Yaakov Berg, the CEO and founder of Psagot Winery. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Once Again Rises to the Occasion to Eliminate Hatred in Quebec

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen July 18, 2017 MONTREAL - Nobody ever questions the value of B’nai Brith Canada. Since 1875, this organization has been recognized as a vital voice in promoting Jewish unity and continuity, a staunch defender of the State of Israel and global Jewry, a tireless advocate on behalf of senior citizens and a leader in combatting antisemitism and racism. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Commemorates Victims of AMIA Bombing

Thousands of people hold up signs reading, "Justice" as they commemorate the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires on July 18, 2013 (Photo Credit: Reuters/Marcos Brindicci) July 18, 2017 By Hailey KobrinCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is marking the 23rd anniversary of the attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentine (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, which occurred July 18, 1994. Taking place two years after the bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires that killed 29 people, it left 85 dead and more than 300 wounded. Continue reading

Arrest Warrant Issued in Montreal for Hate-Preaching Imam

Sheikh Muhammad ibn Musa Al Nasr at the Dar al-Arkam Mosque in Montreal (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) July 16, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – A Quebec judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of Palestinian-Jordanian Imam Sheikh Muhammad ibn Musa Al Nasr following a B'nai Brith complaint. During a sermon, Al Nasr called Jews "the worst of mankind" and expressed his hope that Muslims would slaughter them on Judgment Day. Continue reading

Montreal Police Investigating ‘Death to Israel’ Rapper After B'nai Brith Complaint

Album art for "How the Hooks Hook" by Madd Cold (Photo Credit: BandCamp) July 14, 2017 By Aidan Fishman, G.S. Samra & Marty YorkB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – Following an investigation and subsequent complaint by B'nai Brith Canada, the Hate Crimes Unit of the Montreal Police Service has launched an investigation of its own into a rapper who promotes antisemitism and spends much of his time in Montreal. Continue reading
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