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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

Canadian Charged with Incitement in Germany after B’nai Brith Complaint

Alfred Schaefer (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) German-Canadian Holocaust denier Alfred Schaefer has been charged with criminal incitement in Germany, after B’nai Brith Canada reported his activities to German officials. Continue reading

Ryerson Student President Orchestrated Holocaust Education Walkout

Screenshots of RSU executive members discussing the walkout (Photo Credit: Eyeopener) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada A walkout during the semi-annual General Meeting of the Ryerson Student Union (RSU), which blocked a Holocaust education motion at the university on Nov. 29, 2016, was orchestrated by student union president Obaid Ullah Babar, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Embattled McGill Student Leader Doubles Down on Hatred

McGill student Igor Sadikov By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Igor Sadikov continues to spread anti-Jewish falsehoods, even after his tweet calling on his followers to “punch a Zionist” was exposed by B’nai Brith Canada Thursday. The report sparked a media firestorm. Continue reading

“Punch a Zionist Today,” McGill Student Representative Urges

Igor Sadikov, McGill student and a member of the Legislative Council and Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (Photo Credit: SSMU) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Igor Sadikov, a member of the Legislative Council and Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), is facing calls for his resignation after advising followers to “punch a Zionist today” on Twitter. Continue reading
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