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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

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

Igor Sadikov Resigns As McGill Student Director

Igor Sadikov By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Feb. 24, 2017 Igor Sadikov, the McGill student politician whose tweet calling to “punch a Zionist today” was first exposed by B’nai Brith Canada, has resigned from his post as a director of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Condemns Antisemitic Vandalism in Hamilton

A spray-painted swastika found on the ground of the Hamilton Rail Trail on Feb. 22, 2017. (Credit: Pat Gallagher) B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn has issued the following statement regarding the discovery of antisemitic vandalism in Hamilton on Feb. 22, 2017: Continue reading

Holocaust Denial Posters Blanket University of Calgary

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Feb. 22, 2017 Students at the University of Calgary arrived on campus last week to find posters promoting Holocaust denial taped to windows and doors. Continue reading

B.C. Court Upholds Antisemitic Hate Speech Conviction

Arthur Topham (Photo Credit: CBC) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada The British Columbia Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Arthur Topham, who was convicted of promoting hatred against Jewish people in November, 2015. Continue reading
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