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U.S. Holocaust Denier to Speak at Toronto al-Quds Day Rally

June 20, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Kevin Barrett, a notorious Holocaust denier from the United States, has accepted an invitation to address the Toronto al-Quds Day rally on June 24 at Queen’s Park, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Antisemitic Incidents on the Rise in Toronto in Recent Months

A swastika found scratched into the surface in the play are at the Eitz Chaim school (Credit: Eitz Chaim) June 16, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB’nai Brith Canada  TORONTO - May and June of 2017 have yielded an uptick in antisemitic incidents in the Greater Toronto Area, including three separate incidents near a Jewish elementary school. Continue reading

Stats Canada: Hate Crimes Up 5% in 2015, Jews Remain Most Targeted Group

A mailbox is vandalized with antisemitic slurs in Ontario  June 13, 2017  By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada With figures consistent with B'nai Brith Canada's 2015 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, Statistics Canada revealed this week that police-reported hate crimes rose by five per cent that year, with Jews remaining the most-targeted identifiable group. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Commends Niagara Region for Voting to Condemn BDS

Councillor Sandy Annunziata and B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn By Tony StortzEquity & Diversity ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada  June 9, 2017 NIAGARA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada strongly commends the Niagara Regional Council after it voted to condemn the antisemitic boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement. Continue reading

B’nai Brith and Corey Fleischer Team Up to Erase Hate in Winnipeg

Antisemitic graffiti discovered in Winnipeg June 7, 2017 By Amanda AttarResearcher, Jews from the Middle East B'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada regularly receives calls to its 24/7 Anti-Hate Hotline. But one received last week, alerting it to antisemitic graffiti that defaced part of a building in Winnipeg, MB, was particularly noteworthy.  Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Pays Tribute to the Late Jordan Manners

Jordan Manners May 23, 2017 TORONTO – On this day 10 years ago, 15-year-old Jordan Manners was murdered in the hallway of C.W. Jefferys Collegiate Institute in Toronto. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Denounces MP Niki Ashton for Standing in 'Solidarity' with Terrorists

Niki Ashton speaks at a pro-Palestinian rally in Montreal (Photo Credit: Niki Ashton Facebook) May 18, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada strongly denounces federal NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton for attending a rally this week in support of Palestinian terrorists and for questioning Israel's right to exist in a Facebook post. Continue reading

Toronto Student Groups Whitewash Terrorism Against Israelis 

Protestors at a rally in downtown Toronto on May 13, 2017 (Photo Credit: CIJ News) Monday, May 15, 2017  A rally on May 13, 2017 in solidarity with Palestinian terrorists staging a hunger strike in Israeli prisons was endorsed by the York Federation of Students (YFS) and the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU), B’nai Brith Canada has learned.  Continue reading

Canadian Labour Congress Must Retract its Resolution on Palestinian Hunger Strike

The Canadian Labour Congress resolution passed on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Thursday, May 11, 2017 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is expressing its strong disappointment after the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) passed an emergency resolution yesterday proclaiming its support of Palestinian prisoners currently engaged in a hunger strike in Israeli prisons.  Continue reading

2016 A Record-Setting Year for Antisemitism in Canada, B’nai Brith Audit Finds

May 9, 2017 TORONTO – The year 2016 was a record-setting year for antisemitism in Canada, B’nai Brith Canada’s Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents has found. Now in its 35th year, the Audit is the definitive and authoritative resource on antisemitism in Canada, cited regularly by law-enforcement agencies, government bodies, and human rights organizations around the world. Continue reading
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