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B'nai Brith Updates

Inter-Parliamentary Task Force on Online Antisemitism to Hear First Expert Testimony

Placards opposing antisemitism in the United Kingdom (BBC) November 9, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - On Tuesday, the Inter-Parliamentary Task Force to Combat Online Antisemitism will host its first hearing with leading community organizations from Canada, Australia, and the United States of America. Continue reading

Pop-Up Clothing Store a Big Hit!

Recently, B’nai Brith Canada proudly held a unique pop-up store event to support community members in need of slightly used and new clothing for the winter. Continue reading

B’nai Brith to PM: Throne Speech Should Confront Antisemitism

An image of the Senate ( September 14, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - In advance of the Speech from the Throne in nine days, B’nai Brith Canada has written Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterating the importance of confronting antisemitism during this challenging time of COVID-19. Continue reading

Congratulations to Manitoba's Diverse Minds Contest Winners!

September 10, 2020 We're thrilled to congratulate the winners of last night's Diverse Minds creative writing competition in Manitoba. Continue reading

Change Is Needed at the United Nations

An image of the United Nations' headquarters in New York City (BBC) July 17, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is calling for change at the United Nations in response to its systemic antisemitism and anti-Israel bias. Continue reading

Remembering AMIA

PROGRAM Welcome by Ran Ukashi, National Director of B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights Continue reading

Volunteer with B'nai Brith Canada!

Do you have any extra time during the week or weekend? Are you interested in volunteering to help support your community? Then this post is for you! Continue reading

Time for Canada to Hold Iran to Account: B'nai Brith

The aftermath of January's PS752 tragedy (CTV) June 26, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - Following a recent report about Iran seeking to reopen its ties with this country, B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the federal government to hold Iran to account. Continue reading

Petition to Bar Faisal Bhabha from Teaching “Human Rights” at Osgoode Hall Law School

Rhonda Lenton Office of the President 1050 Kaneff Tower 4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON  M3J 1P3   Dear President and Vice-Chancellor Lenton,   We, the undersigned, demand that Associate Professor Faisal Bhabha no longer teach any “human rights” courses at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School.   Continue reading

Jews Again Most Targeted Group in GTA Municipalities

A breakdown of hate-crime incidents in Toronto in 2019 (Toronto Police Service) June 17, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Newly revealed police data shows that Jews were once again the most targeted group for hate crimes in both Toronto and York Region in 2019. Continue reading
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