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B'nai Brith Expects Disturbing Canadian Food Inspection Agency Decision Against Israeli Wines to Be Reversed Soon

  By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada July 12, 2017  B’nai Brith Canada is expecting that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will soon rescind its recent decision to order the removal of certain Israeli wines from store shelves.   Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Condemns Federal Funding for Anti-Israel Exhibit

Picture from "Choreographies of Resistance" pamphlet July 10, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada LONDON, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is strongly condemning an anti-Israel art exhibit on display at Western University's McIntosh Gallery that received grants from a federal funding agency, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Continue reading

York Region Police Charge Three in Vaughan School Antisemitic Graffiti Case

Images provided to B'nai Brith Canada of antisemitic graffiti sprayed on the walls of Woodbridge College High School in Vaughan, Ont. July 10, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada York Regional Police (YRP) have charged three 17-year-olds following the discovery of antisemitic and racist hate graffiti on the walls of a Vaughan high school. Continue reading

Hundreds of Ontario Schools Caught Teaching False Anti-Israel Propaganda

July 7, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that the Ontario Ministry of Education issue both an apology and a corrected version of a Grade 6 Social Studies textbook that falsely accuses Israel of using “child soldiers.” Continue reading

Antisemitic, Racist Graffiti Stains York Region High School

June 30, 2017  By Tevy Pilc and Dahlia HorlickStaff Writer/Researcher | Campus Advocacy ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada June 30, 2017  TORONTO -  "Jews did 9/11." Continue reading

CBC Radio Show Must Present A Balanced Argument on Israel

Shlomo Sand (Photo Credit: Verso Books) June 29, 2017 By Gabrielle SamraCultural Development ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is urging ICI Radio-Canada Première (the French-language counterpart of CBC/Radio-Canada) to present a balanced argument on the Arab-Israeli conflict after historian Shlomo Sand promoted falsehoods about the Jewish state that went unchallenged during its morning radio show Dessine-moi un dimanche. Continue reading

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
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