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Calls To Action

B'nai Brith Canada Demands Evidence that UNRWA Has Changed

  B'nai Brith Canada is demanding that the Canadian Government provide evidence that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) no longer engages in problematic and dangerous behaviour, and is operating at a standard in line with Canadian values and expectations as it relates to human rights.  Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Wishes You and Your Family a Meaningful Yom Kippur

Tonight, as the sun sets and we usher in the 10th day of Tishrei, hundreds of thousands of Jews across Canada and the world will mark Yom Kippur, our Day of Atonement.  Continue reading

Lethbridge University: Say NO to Antisemitism!

B’nai Brith Canada is urging the University of Lethbridge in Alberta to investigate one of its professors over suggestions that he has promoted Holocaust denial and other antisemitic conspiracy theories. Continue reading

A Tisha B’Av Call to Canadian Jewry

On Sunday, Canadian and world Jewry will observe the fast of Tisha B’Av, which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem. Continue reading

Petition to the Green Party of Canada

On June 22, 2016, B'nai Brith Canada issued a statement informing Canadians about two anti-Israel motions being proposed at the Green Party's convention in August, one of which is co-sponsored by a representative from Independent Jewish Voices (IJV), while the other was submitted by an IJV member. Continue reading

You can help stop the Green Party's Antisemitism

Dear Friend,  As you may have heard, the Green Party of Canada will be holding a national convention in Ottawa this August to formulate its new foreign policy. Of the two foreign policy resolutions to be debated, both deal solely with the Jewish State — one to endorse the antisemitic boycott against Israel, and the other to revoke the charitable status of the Jewish National Fund (JNF). Continue reading

B'nai Briths Audit 2016 Released

  There has been a general increase of harassment toward Jewish people in Canada during the past five years, B’nai Brith Canada reports in its latest Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents. Continue reading
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