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Ontario School Teacher Nadia Shoufani Publicly Praises Terrorists – Again

Mississauga school teacher Nadia Shoufani speaking at the 2016 al-Quds Day rally in Toronto. Sept. 14, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada has submitted a formal complaint to both the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) and a local school board after a Mississauga school teacher once again praised Palestinian terrorists, this time in an Arabic-language newspaper. Continue reading

CHRC, Alberta Government Sponsor Anti-Israel Propaganda Event

Sept. 13, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada EDMONTON – B'nai Brith Canada is calling for action in response to an Edmonton event that used taxpayer dollars to spread false claims about the State of Israel and antisemitism.  To sign our petition, click here.  Continue reading

Roger Waters is Coming to Canada to Spread Lies About Israel. This Is Our Counter Protest.

   By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Sept. 7, 2017With Roger Waters' Canadian tour quickly approaching, and in a bid to refute his misguided and inflammatory views on the State of Israel, B’nai Brith Canada is proud to team up with #1 New York Times bestselling author and award-winning filmmaker Ian Halperin (Who Killed Kurt Cobain?, Unmasked: The Final Years of Michael Jackson) to present screenings of his latest film, Wish You Weren’t Here. Continue reading

Vancouver Providing Space for Antisemitism Despite Internal Recommendation

David Icke promoting antisemitic conspiracy theories (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of The League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada August 31, 2017VANCOUVER – The City of Vancouver is providing space to British author and conspiracy theorist David Icke, who has a long history of promoting antisemitic tropes, despite recommendations to cancel the performance from the city’s own Civic Theatres Board after it was called to its attention by B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

Questionable Decision: Government to Provide up to $25-million to UNRWA

August 24, 2017 By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada The Canadian Government announced Thursday that it will continue to supply support of up to $25-million to Palestinian refugees via the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Continue reading

Niki Ashton Responds to B'nai Brith Advocacy, Cuts Off Endorsement by Holocaust Denier

Niki Ashton August 22, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - Earlier today, B'nai Brith Canada issued a press release ‎calling on NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton to reject the endorsements of Nazih Khatatba, who has a history of promoting Holocaust denial. Continue reading

NDP Leadership Candidate Endorsed by Holocaust-Denying Community Leader and Newspaper

Niki Ashton stands with Nazih Khatatba at an August 11 fundraiser in Mississauga (Source: Facebook)  August 22, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton has been endorsed by a controversial Canadian-Palestinian figure with a history of Holocaust denial. Continue reading

Winnipeg Graffiti Promotes Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory

Graffiti discovered in Winnipeg August 16, 2017WINNIPEG – Graffiti promoting an antisemitic conspiracy theory has been found in a broad area of southern Winnipeg. Continue reading

AEPi Names B'nai Brith Canada as its First Canadian Philanthropic Partner

August 11, 2017 By Daniel Koren and Tevy PilcMedia Coordinator | Staff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada  TORONTO/INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time in its 104-year history, international Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) has chosen a Canadian charity – B'nai Brith Canada – as one of its philanthropic partners. Continue reading

How to Combat Calgary’s Kosher Food Shortage

August 8, 2017 By Samantha Hamilton Indigenous Rights Researcher B'nai Brith Canada CALGARY – In cities such as Toronto and Montreal, home to the largest Jewish communities in Canada, locating kosher food is more or less a simple task. In Western Canadian cities such as Calgary, however, where Jews have also experienced a long and storied history, the high expense of kosher meat is a limiting factor for those who would like to keep kosher – but simply cannot afford it. Continue reading
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