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"We Must Not Tolerate Swastika Trail in Our Community"

By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Dec. 14, 2017 On Dec. 20, B’nai Brith Canada will attend a Puslinch Township Council meeting to argue in support of changing a local street name called “Swastika Trail.” Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Calls on McMaster to Condemn Pro-Palestinian Students Praising Hitler on Social Media

McMaster SPHR member promotes antisemitism on Twitter (Photo Credit: Canary Mission)  Dec. 13, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada HAMILTON, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on McMaster University to condemn a spate of antisemitic social media posts from members of the campus group “Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights” (SPHR). Continue reading

This Chanukah, Let's Rededicate Ourselves to Jerusalem

  Dear Friends, Tonight marks the first night of Chanukah, an eight-day festival of lights synonymous with eating sufganiyot and latkes, playing ‘spin the dreidel,’ and lighting the menorah. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Outraged After Protesters Burn Israeli Flags in Vancouver

Pro-Palestinian protesters burn Israeli flags in Vancouver (Photo Credit: Facebook) By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada December 10, 2017 VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is outraged and calling for action after anti-Israel protests took place in Vancouver Friday and Saturday, when children were encouraged to chant terrorist slogans and protesters stole and destroyed Israeli flags.   Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Calls on Ottawa to Follow U.S. Lead on Jerusalem

By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada Dec. 6, 2017  OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on Ottawa to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and make plans to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to announce a similar move later today. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Calls for Removal of UN Palestinian Rapporteur

Michael Lynk speaks at a Nov. 29 fundraiser for Canadian Friends of Sabeel (Screenshot) Dec. 4, 2017 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the United Nations to strip Michael Lynk of his position as “Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” after he headlined a fundraiser for a radical anti-Israel group. Continue reading

WATCH: The Silencing of Jewish Suffering in Syria

By Tevy PilcWriter/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Nov. 30, 2017Seventy years ago, before the establishment of the State of Israel, there were nearly 1-million Jews living in Egypt, Syria, Iran, Iraq, and throughout the Middle East. Continue reading

Rise in Anti-Jewish Hate Crimes Confirmed by Statistics Canada

This antisemitic graffiti was discovered defacing a high school in York Region, Ont. earlier this year Nov. 28, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – A report released by Statistics Canada Tuesday reveals a significant increase in hate crimes targeting Canada’s Jewish population in 2016.  Continue reading

Group that Hosted Neo-Nazi Launches Campaign to Preserve Hate Rallies in Toronto

  By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada Nov. 27, 2017 TORONTO – A Toronto group that played host to a neo-Nazi speaker in April of 2016 is leading the charge against an effort by City Councillor James Pasternak to prohibit “hate-sponsored rallies” on public property. Continue reading

Winnipeg Radio Station Takes Action Against Antisemitism

  Nov. 24, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – A prominent Winnipeg radio station has suspended one of its programs after B’nai Brith Canada highlighted its promotion of antisemitic conspiracy theories. Continue reading
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