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Antisemitic Bomb Threats Strike York’s Glendon Campus

March 22, 2017 By Aidan Fishman and Marty YorkCampus Advocacy Coordinator | Chief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada Buildings at York University’s Glendon College Campus were evacuated Wednesday after a bomb threat targeted the Jewish community. This followed a similar incident that took place Tuesday. Continue reading

Another Montreal Imam Incites Violence Against Jewish Community

Sheikh Muhammad bin Musa al Nasr delivers sermon at the al-Arkam mosque in Montreal (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada March 21, 2017 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada has reported an incident involving yet another Montreal imam to the Hate Crimes Unit of the Montreal Police Service. As CIJNews reports, the imam was recorded delivering an antisemitic sermon and inciting violence against Jewish people. Continue reading

Humiliating Setback for Anti-Israel Forces at Western University Affiliate

Naomi Klein poses for a photo with a KUCSC student (Photo Credit: Facebook) March 16, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada A referendum has failed at King’s University College, an affiliate of the University of Western Ontario, despite a massive push by Canada’s anti-Israel forces. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Strongly Disappointed by Lenient Sentence for B.C. Man Convicted of Promoting Antisemitism

Arthur Topham (Photo Credit: CBC) B’nai Brith Canada is strongly disappointed that a B.C. man convicted of communicating online statements that wilfully promoted hatred against Jewish people has been sentenced to a mere six months of curfew and a ban on public online activity. Continue reading

Students Erase Israel from Multicultural Festival on Oshawa Campus

Students replace Israeli flags with Algerian flags at UOIT    By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada March 13, 2017 Students attending a multicultural festival at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) in Oshawa covered up an Israeli flag with its Algerian counterpart in order to eliminate any Israeli presence at a school-sponsored event last week, B'nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Organizers Promise to Refrain from Mentioning Nazi Aviator in Quebec Celebration

Adolf Hitler presenting pilot Hanna Reitsch the Iron Cross in 1941. (Credit: Wikipedia) March 9, 2017 By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada After a dramatic late change of plan, B'nai Brith Canada has learned that there will be no honour and not even a mention of the first woman to fly a helicopter --  a Nazi luminary -- during a celebration in Quebec. Continue reading

Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available for B’nai Brith Dinner Honouring Stephen Harper

Dear Friends, We are proud to announce that the Right Honourable Stephen Harper will be our guest of honour at the forthcoming 66th Annual B’nai Brith Calgary Dinner on Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Beth Tzedec Synagogue at 1325 Glenmore Trail SW. Continue reading

Teaching Assistant Who Led Antisemitic Prayer Fired by Ryerson University

Posters at Ryerson calling for the dismissal of Ayman Elkasrawy Feb. 28, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Ayman Elkasrawy, a teaching assistant at Ryerson University who called to “purify the al-Aqsa Mosque from the filth of the Jews” during a sermon, has been dismissed by the university. Continue reading

Bomb Threat Forces Closure of Calgary JCC

Feb. 28, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada The Calgary Jewish Community Centre was evacuated Monday evening after an unidentified person phoned in a bomb threat at approximately 5:45 p.m. Continue reading

In These Times of Peril, B'nai Brith Canada Needs Your Support

Dear Friends, We are only two months into the year 2017, and yet, we have already witnessed several offensive and blatantly antisemitic incidents across Canada. Continue reading
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