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The Audit of Antisemitic Incidents According to Internet Commenters

  Sara McCleary May 18, 2017TORONTO - This week I did something extremely brave so that you didn’t have to – I read internet comments. Continue reading

Act Establishing Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Passes Through Senate

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn testifies at the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights in Ottawa May 17, 2017 By Melissa AflaloB'nai Brith Canada On Tuesday, Ontario Senator Linda Frum welcomed the unanimous passage of Bill S-232, an act that would recognize the month of May as Canadian Jewish Heritage Month in Canada, a motion that was encouraged and supported by B’nai Brith Canada.   Continue reading

CONTEST: Celebrate Jerusalem Day with Your Favourite Zionist Heroes!

  May 17, 2017Fifty years ago, facing Arab armies mobilizing against it, the Israel Defence Forces staged a preemptive strike leading to the 1967 Six-Day War, which resulted in the reunification of Jerusalem and instituting the freedom of religion for all faiths to gain access to the Kotel (Western Wall). Continue reading

Toronto Student Groups Whitewash Terrorism Against Israelis 

Protestors at a rally in downtown Toronto on May 13, 2017 (Photo Credit: CIJ News) Monday, May 15, 2017  A rally on May 13, 2017 in solidarity with Palestinian terrorists staging a hunger strike in Israeli prisons was endorsed by the York Federation of Students (YFS) and the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU), B’nai Brith Canada has learned.  Continue reading

What B'nai Brith's Audit Tells Us About Antisemitism in Quebec

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen May 12, 2017 MONTREAL - When B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights announces the details of its annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents at a Montreal press conference, the room is traditionally full. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Testifies at Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn (left) and Senator Linda Frum testify at the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights.  May 12, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada On May 10, 2017, B'nai Brith Canada Chief Executive Officer Michael Mostyn testified before the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights at Parliament Hill to discuss S-232, an act respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month. Continue reading

Maple Leafs Star Zach Hyman to Participate in 2nd Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic

Zach Hyman (Photo Credit: Wiki Commons) May 11, 2017 Dear Friends, B'nai Brith Canada is thrilled to announce that Zach Hyman of the Toronto Maple Leafs will be participating in our 2nd annual B’nai Brith Charity Golf Classic at the Lebovic Golf Club in Aurora, Ont. on Monday, June 12, 2017. Continue reading

Canadian Labour Congress Must Retract its Resolution on Palestinian Hunger Strike

The Canadian Labour Congress resolution passed on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Thursday, May 11, 2017 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is expressing its strong disappointment after the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) passed an emergency resolution yesterday proclaiming its support of Palestinian prisoners currently engaged in a hunger strike in Israeli prisons.  Continue reading

WATCH: Audit of Antisemitic Incidents News Conferences Across Canada

The year 2016 was a record-setting year for antisemitism in Canada, B'nai Brith Canada's Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents found. Representatives of the organization as well as representatives of B'nai Brith's League for Human Rights spoke to the media in Toronto (national), Montreal and Calgary at press conferences on May 9, 2017. Continue reading

2016 A Record-Setting Year for Antisemitism in Canada, B’nai Brith Audit Finds

May 9, 2017 TORONTO – The year 2016 was a record-setting year for antisemitism in Canada, B’nai Brith Canada’s Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents has found. Now in its 35th year, the Audit is the definitive and authoritative resource on antisemitism in Canada, cited regularly by law-enforcement agencies, government bodies, and human rights organizations around the world. Continue reading
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