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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

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

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

Embattled McGill Student Leader Doubles Down on Hatred

McGill student Igor Sadikov By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Igor Sadikov continues to spread anti-Jewish falsehoods, even after his tweet calling on his followers to “punch a Zionist” was exposed by B’nai Brith Canada Thursday. The report sparked a media firestorm. Continue reading

“Punch a Zionist Today,” McGill Student Representative Urges

Igor Sadikov, McGill student and a member of the Legislative Council and Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (Photo Credit: SSMU) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Igor Sadikov, a member of the Legislative Council and Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), is facing calls for his resignation after advising followers to “punch a Zionist today” on Twitter. Continue reading

Montreal, Winnipeg Hit with Snow Swastikas

A swastika drawn on a car in Montreal (Photo Credit: Facebook/Mayer Feig) By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB’nai Brith Canada The ugly reality of antisemitism in Canada was evident in the suburbs of two major Canadian cities in recent days, B'nai Brith has learned. Continue reading

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of Jewish Community Centre in London, Ont.

January 31, 2017 (London, Ont.) The London Jewish Community Centre in London, Ont. was evacuated Tuesday morning after an unidentified person called in a bomb threat. Continue reading

Canadian School Retracts Anti-Israel Policy Following B’nai Brith Intervention

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada A trade school on Gabriola Island, B.C. has rescinded a discriminatory policy rejecting Israeli applicants following an intervention by B’nai Brith Canada and members of the Canadian Jewish community. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Condemns Quebec City Mosque Shooting

In response to the deadly shooting at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec on Sunday night, B’nai Brith Canada Chief Executive Officer Michael Mostyn has issued the following statement: Continue reading

Rogers TV Drops Arabic-Language Show Following Complaint of Antisemitism

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada Rogers TV, which runs community programming throughout Canada, has pulled the plug on an Arabic-language show called AskMirna after B’nai Brith Canada drew its attention to antisemitic messages promoted in the program. Continue reading
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