B’nai Brith Canada’s Volunteers of the Month: Diandra and Jordana Etkin

B’nai Brith Canada has introduced a new feature that is being posted regularly at www.bnaibrith.ca/volunteer-with-us. This feature allows us to pay tribute and express gratitude to exceptional volunteers who have given their time and energy to further the missions of our grassroots, human-rights organization. We are grateful and proud of — Diandra and Jordana Etkin, …

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Protégez votre communauté – Faites-vous entièrement vacciner

Version anglaise | English Version Le virus de la COVID19 a affecté de nombreuses facettes de nos vies. Heureusement, avec le succès du déploiement du vaccin, nous avons tous commencé à profiter de plus de liberté et d’un graduel retour à la normale. Mais le combat n’est pas terminé. Certains membres de la communauté n’ont …

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B’nai Brith Canada’s Volunteer of the Month: The Sadeh Family

B’nai Brith Canada has introduced a new feature that is being posted regularly at www.bnaibrith.ca/volunteer-with-us. This feature allows us to pay tribute and express gratitude to exceptional volunteers who have given their time and energy to further the missions of our grassroots, human-rights organization. We are grateful and proud of — Alon and Helen Sadeh …

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OMNI Cuts Ties with Arabic-Language Program following B’nai Brith Complaint

June 30, 2021 TORONTO – Canada’s largest multicultural television channel has pledged to no longer broadcast an Arabic-language program after B’nai Brith exposed antisemitic rhetoric used by the program online. Lama TV, founded and produced by Lama Aggad, describes itself as “the largest Canadian Arabic TV show that airs on OMNI and OMNI 2 National Television channels.” OMNI, in turn, …

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SPECIAL REPORT: Last Month’s Surge of Antisemitism Far Worse Than First Thought

Warning: Graphic and Violent Events Discussed OTTAWA – Calls to rape Jewish women. Rocks thrown at peaceful protesters. Nazi emblems in our streets. From coast to coast, Canada’s Jewish community came under assault on multiple fronts throughout the month of May, 2021. And we’re talking about unprecedented ways. B’nai Brith Canada’s staffers were overwhelmed by …

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B’nai Brith Stresses Hatred Must Be Addressed Seriously

  June 24, 2021 OTTAWA — Representatives of B’nai Brith Canada were invited to testify Wednesday on the topic of Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremism (IMVE) before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security (SECU). Our Chief Executive Officer, Michael Mostyn, and our Senior Legal Counsel, David Matas, were prepared to …

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Volunteers Sought for B’nai Brith Canada’s Important Pop-Up Clothing Stores

B’nai Brith’s pop-up stores work to ensure that people in our community have the clothing they need, free of charge. We provide “B’nai Brith Bucks” to several charities working with individuals living under the poverty line, who distribute them to their clients. The “B’nai Brith Bucks” are exchanged for clothing in our pop-up stores and …

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Three Years Later, B’nai Brith Canada Not Backing Down on IRGC

An image of IRGC members (Washington Post) June 11, 2021 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is baffled and disturbed that the Canadian government has failed to comply, three years after the fact, to a parliamentary motion to list Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist entity. Tomorrow will mark the third anniversary of the House of …

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OUR APPEAL TO CANADIANS:  Stand with the Jewish Community in the Face of Antisemitism

The past month has been extremely difficult for Canadian Jews. We have witnessed Jewish businesses boycotted, Jewish organizations targeted, Jewish students intimidated, and Jewish citizens assaulted, all ostensibly triggered by the recent conflict between Hamas, an organization long recognized by Canada as a terrorist entity, and Israel. What is most frightening is not the brazen …

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