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Ontario Arabic-Language Newspaper Blames Jews for the Holocaust

Screenshot of article entitled "Hidden Khazaria" published in al-Meshwar newspaper Nov. 14, 2017MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – An article appearing in a bi-weekly Arabic-language newspaper distributed across Southern Ontario blames Jews for the Holocaust and promotes antisemitic conspiracy theories, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

An Open Letter to Mayor Crombie and Mississauga City Councillors

Celebration Square in Mississauga, Ont. ***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Dear Mayor Crombie and Mississauga City Councillors, Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: Say NO to Antisemitism and Incitement on Mississauga City Property

Nov 13, 2017 MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the City of Mississauga to enforce its bylaws against protestors who have threatened violence against Jews and encouraged children to engage in terrorism. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Condemns Neo-Nazi Posters at UBC

A neo-Nazi poster at the University of British Columbia (Source: The Ubyssey) By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director League for Human Rights B'nai Brith Canada  Nov. 12, 2017  B’nai Brith Canada utterly condemns a series of antisemitic incidents at the University of British Columbia last week, including neo-Nazi posters found at the site of the campus Remembrance Day ceremony. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Celebrates Victory for Religious Freedom

Nov. 9, 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, following its own advocacy efforts and those of other faith groups, a section of the Criminal Code that protects religious services will be preserved. Continue reading

From Darkness to Light: Poland's Chief Rabbi Speaks of Jewish Renewal and Renaissance

(L-R) Avi Posen, Ran Ukashi, Cary Rubenfeld, Rabbi Schudrich, Belle Jarniewski, and Ruth Ashrafi Nov. 8, 2017 By Ran UkashiManitoba Regional DirectorB’nai Brith Canada  WINNIPEG – In the minds of many, Poland is associated with one of the darkest chapters of Jewish history. It is a country that saw nearly a millenium of Jewish civilization and history wiped away in an instant during the Holocaust by the Nazis and their accomplices. Rabbi Michael Shudrich, Poland's Chief Rabbi, considers the magnitude of this loss to be so great that it often overshadows another important fact: ten per cent of the original 3.5 million pre-Holocaust Jewish population survived the war.  Continue reading

It’s Never Too Late to Apologize for Canada's Antisemitic Policies During WWII

Sara McCleary The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Nov. 7, 2017 I never used to understand the point behind a government’s decision to formally apologize for past wrongs. Continue reading

Murray Koffler Personified the Meaning of the Word ‘Tzedekah’

  Marvelle and Murray Koffler Nov. 7, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – On Sunday, Nov. 5, Murray Koffler, perhaps one of the most revered and respected Jewish Canadians in history, passed away at the age of 93. Continue reading

Canadian Anti-Israel Groups Resort to Fake News

Nov. 7, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada  TORONTO – Having lost nine votes in a row on Canadian university campuses, anti-Israel forces have now stooped to inventing fake news stories in an attempt to promote their cause. Continue reading

Surprise BDS Vote Fails at University of Ottawa

   Nov. 5, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is congratulating Jewish and pro-Israel students at the University of Ottawa for defeating an anti-Israel motion on very short notice. Continue reading
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