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Antisemitic Graffiti Strikes Four Canadian Campuses

Swastikas discovered at the University of Toronto (Photo Credit: Facebook) April 7, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Over the past week, Jewish students have discovered either disturbing antisemitic graffiti or vandalism at four separate university campuses across the country. Continue reading

This Passover, Join B’nai Brith Canada in Our Fight for Freedom

Dear Friends, Jewish people worldwide will gather to celebrate Passover this Monday, April 10. Passover, of course, teaches us many virtues but, most importantly, it represents the liberation of the Jewish people and our freedom from slavery after centuries of oppression. Continue reading

Hamas-Linked Slogans Promoted at UBC Anti-Israel Event

Top: Hamas-affiliated scarves worn at the University of British Columbia (Credit: Facebook). Bottom: Malik Obama (second from right) wearing the same scarf in 2014 with Hamas officials (Credit: Daily Mail) April 2, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy Coordinator B'nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – An anti-Israel student group at the University of British Columbia facilitated the sale of scarves with Hamas-affiliated slogans at a campus event, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Ryerson Students Adopt Canadian Definition of Antisemitism

March 30, 2017 On Wednesday, the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) voted to adopt a definition of antisemitism in line with what is used by the governments of Canada and Ontario.  Continue reading

Antisemitic Bomb Threats Strike York’s Glendon Campus

March 22, 2017 By Aidan Fishman and Marty YorkCampus Advocacy Coordinator | Chief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada Buildings at York University’s Glendon College Campus were evacuated Wednesday after a bomb threat targeted the Jewish community. This followed a similar incident that took place Tuesday. Continue reading

Another Montreal Imam Incites Violence Against Jewish Community

Sheikh Muhammad bin Musa al Nasr delivers sermon at the al-Arkam mosque in Montreal (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada March 21, 2017 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada has reported an incident involving yet another Montreal imam to the Hate Crimes Unit of the Montreal Police Service. As CIJNews reports, the imam was recorded delivering an antisemitic sermon and inciting violence against Jewish people. Continue reading

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
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