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Guterres, Haley and the Turning of the Tide for Israel at the UN

Sara McCleary Finally, some positive changes for Israel at the United Nations. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Gives Press Conference on Antisemitism With Toronto Mayor John Tory

John Tory, John Filion, Rabbi Moshe Steiner, Michael Mostyn and James Pasternak at a press conference in Toronto on Feb. 22, 2017. By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Feb. 22, 2017 B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn spoke at a news conference on Wednesday, Feb, 22, 2017, alongside Toronto police and Mayor John Tory at the Toronto Police Service Division 32 headquarters following incidents of antisemitic vandalism in Toronto, most notably, when post-it notes with antisemitic slurs were discovered on doors at a Toronto condo a few days earlier. Continue reading

Holocaust Denial Posters Blanket University of Calgary

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Feb. 22, 2017 Students at the University of Calgary arrived on campus last week to find posters promoting Holocaust denial taped to windows and doors. Continue reading

The Rise and Fall of Montreal’s First Jewish Mayor

  Mike Cohen Has Michael Applebaum already suffered enough? The former Montreal mayor now faces a prison sentence after being found guilty in Quebec Court last month  of eight corruption-related charges. It was alleged, and clearly support by the judge, that Applebaum extorted some  $60,000 from developers seeking contracts between 2006 and 2012 while he was mayor of the West End borough of Côte-des-Neiges — Nôtre-Dame-de-Grâce. He only served as mayor of Montreal proper for seven months, stepping up on an interim basis. Continue reading

B.C. Court Upholds Antisemitic Hate Speech Conviction

Arthur Topham (Photo Credit: CBC) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada The British Columbia Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Arthur Topham, who was convicted of promoting hatred against Jewish people in November, 2015. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: Canada Must Enforce Its Existing Hate Crime Laws

Imam Sayed al-Ghitawi (Source: YouTube Screenshot) Dear Friends, The time has come for Canada to finally get serious about addressing antisemitism and hatred against its Jewish community. Continue reading

‘Jewish’ Group Issues Statement In Support of Igor ‘Punch a Zionist’ Sadikov

Ryan Bellerose There’s a good chance that you’ve heard by now about Igor ‘Punch a Zionist’ Sadikov, the McGill student leader who encouraged and incited violence against supporters of Israel on Twitter. Continue reading

Canadian Charged with Incitement in Germany after B’nai Brith Complaint

Alfred Schaefer (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) German-Canadian Holocaust denier Alfred Schaefer has been charged with criminal incitement in Germany, after B’nai Brith Canada reported his activities to German officials. Continue reading

McGill Student Union Rejects Motion Calling for ‘Punch A Zionist’ Student to Resign

By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada On Monday, Feb. 13, the board of directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) rejected a motion by a vote of 5-4 calling for the removal of Igor Sadikov from the board. Continue reading

Ryerson Student President Orchestrated Holocaust Education Walkout

Screenshots of RSU executive members discussing the walkout (Photo Credit: Eyeopener) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada A walkout during the semi-annual General Meeting of the Ryerson Student Union (RSU), which blocked a Holocaust education motion at the university on Nov. 29, 2016, was orchestrated by student union president Obaid Ullah Babar, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading
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