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B'nai Brith Canada Commends Government for Pressuring Agency to Comply with Canadian Wine Regulations

July 13, 2017 By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has rescinded its disturbing and discriminatory decision to remove wines from two Israeli companies – Shiloh and Psagot – from store shelves.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Expects Disturbing Canadian Food Inspection Agency Decision Against Israeli Wines to Be Reversed Soon

  By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada July 12, 2017  B’nai Brith Canada is expecting that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will soon rescind its recent decision to order the removal of certain Israeli wines from store shelves.   Continue reading

B'nai Brith and the BAYT Present: Are Jews Indigenous to Israel?

July 11, 2017 B'nai Brith Canada and the Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto (BAYT) are proud to present "Are Jews Indigenous to Israel," where prominent speakers will discuss the Jewish people's thousands-year-old relationship to the land of Israel. Continue reading

Tech Giants Must Go Further to Combat Online Terrorism

  Tony D'Amato Stortz  July 12, 2017 Technology giants Facebook, Microsoft, Youtube, and Twitter have launched a joint effort to curb terrorist recruitment and extremism on their platforms. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism, announced June 26, is an encouraging attempt to collaborate on existing efforts to remove content promoting violence, terrorism and discrimination from the Internet. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Condemns Federal Funding for Anti-Israel Exhibit

Picture from "Choreographies of Resistance" pamphlet July 10, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada LONDON, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is strongly condemning an anti-Israel art exhibit on display at Western University's McIntosh Gallery that received grants from a federal funding agency, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Continue reading

The B’nai Brith Canada Online Auction is Now LIVE!!!

B’nai Brith Canada is thrilled to announce that the B’nai Brith Online Auction is now LIVE!!!! The auction, which began today at 6 p.m., will end on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 10 p.m. sharp. Continue reading

York Region Police Charge Three in Vaughan School Antisemitic Graffiti Case

Images provided to B'nai Brith Canada of antisemitic graffiti sprayed on the walls of Woodbridge College High School in Vaughan, Ont. July 10, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada York Regional Police (YRP) have charged three 17-year-olds following the discovery of antisemitic and racist hate graffiti on the walls of a Vaughan high school. Continue reading

Montreal’s Senior Jewish Politician Marvin Rotrand Ponders What's Next

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen July 9, 2017 MONTREAL - Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre has done a lot of things Montreal's Jewish community is grateful for, including a moving mission to Israel and helping launch B'nai Brith's annual Yom HaShoah ceremony at City Hall. However, his dismissal of a high-ranking and long-serving Jewish city councillor from a prestigious post is not going over very well. Continue reading

Hundreds of Ontario Schools Caught Teaching False Anti-Israel Propaganda

July 7, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that the Ontario Ministry of Education issue both an apology and a corrected version of a Grade 6 Social Studies textbook that falsely accuses Israel of using “child soldiers.” Continue reading

Bid on Toronto FC Tickets, Signed NHL Memorabilia and More in the B’nai Brith Online Auction!

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is thrilled to announce that, beginning on Monday, July 10, 2017, we will be hosting an online auction featuring a number of great items! The auction will end on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 10 p.m. sharp. Continue reading
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