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Surprise BDS Vote Fails at University of Ottawa

   Nov. 5, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is congratulating Jewish and pro-Israel students at the University of Ottawa for defeating an anti-Israel motion on very short notice. Continue reading

Antisemitic Posters Appear at University of Victoria

(Flyers distributed at the University of Victoria) By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada Nov. 2, 2017VICTORIA, B.C. – Students at the University of Victoria arrived on campus last week to find posters promoting antisemitism and white supremacy scattered around the area. Continue reading

Vancouver Imam Urges Congregants to Finance Palestinian Terrorism

(Click on the photo above to view MEMRI's footage of Imam Tarek Ramadan) Oct. 31, 2017VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is calling for a Vancouver imam to be dismissed after urging his congregation to give Palestinians “money, weapons and expertise” and that it was “an individual duty that we all share their Jihad and their struggle against the Zionists.” Continue reading

B’nai Brith Lauds Federal Agency for Upholding Ruling on Israeli Wines

Oct. 26, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of The League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has rejected a bid by a disgruntled consumer to remove wines from two Israeli companies – Shiloh and Psagot – from store shelves.  Continue reading

Anti-Israel BDS Movement Fails at University of Winnipeg – Again

Oct, 25, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of The League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – The anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement appears to have entered a death spiral on Canadian campuses. The latest victory for the pro-Israel camp came today, as students at the University of Winnipeg voted to reject a motion in support of it. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION TO ACT NOW Against Antisemitism at McGill

Students' Society of McGill University (SSMU) building Oct. 25, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – On Monday, at a general meeting of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), a group calling themselves “Democratize SSMU” targeted three SSMU directors over their support for Jewish causes. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Representatives Testify on M-103

David Matas and Michael Mostyn Oct. 17, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada representatives Michael Mostyn (Chief Executive Officer) and David Matas (Senior Legal Counsel) testified before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage today regarding M-103, a parliamentary motion passed earlier this year that “condemns Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination.” Continue reading

Quebec Politician Promotes Antisemitic Tropes in Documentary

Amir Khadir Oct. 17, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on Amir Khadir, a politician in the National Assembly of Quebec, to apologize to the Jewish community after using antisemitic tropes in an interview for a pro-Palestinian documentary. Continue reading

Montreal Premiere of 'Wish You Weren’t Here' Sold Out; Tickets Selling Fast in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Vancouver

Oct. 11, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Following a sold-out world premiere in Toronto and a successful screening in Ottawa, tickets for the Montreal premiere of Wish You Weren’t Here on Oct. 16, 2017 are officially sold out. Continue reading

By Popular Demand, Vancouver Screening Added to 'Wish You Weren’t Here' Tour

Oct. 4, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – Fresh off the heels of a successful, sold-out world premiere in Toronto and due to greater-than-anticipated demand, B'nai Brith Canada is adding a Vancouver screening of Wish You Weren't Here by award-winning filmmaker Ian Halperin. Continue reading
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