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B'nai Brith Canada Backgrounders

A compilation of commentaries, parliamentary testimonies, news articles and submissions to government that summarize B'nai Brith Canada's positions on key issues. Click each title to download the PDF.

 

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Concerning the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA):

IHRA's 2016 Working Definition of Antisemitism
The IHRA 2020 Ministerial Declaration
IHRA Special Statement Condemning Rehabilitation of Those Complicit in the Holocaust
The IHRA Definition: Extended Facts
The 2013 IHRA Definition of Holocaust Denial and Distortion


Combatting Antisemitism:

The 2000 Stockholm Declaration on the Holocaust
The 2010 Ottawa Protocol on Combating Antisemitism
Canadian Condemnations of BDS
International Condemnations of BDS
Opposing Nazi Glorification
Antisemitism as a Threat to Liberal Democracy in Europe
Combatting Online Hate and Antisemitism
B'nai Brith Canada 2019 Elections Guide


Letters and Appeals:

Combatting Global Antisemitism and Protecting the Interests of the Jewish Community
Countering Glorification of Nazis in European NATO member Countries
How Canada Can Support Religious Freedom by Combatting Global Antisemitism

Crafting a Government Approach to Online Hate & Antisemitism


Petitions and Lawsuits:

Listing the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a Terrorist Entity
Speaking Out Against the Use of Palestinian Child Soldiers
Canada's Failure to Designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a Terrorist Entity

Support for Charities in Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic:

Imaginative Approaches to Funding Charities in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
A Brief to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance
A Brief to the Senate Standing Committee on National Finance


B'nai Brith Policy Papers

COVID-19, Disinformation and Antisemitism
Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities
Countering Iran's Nuclear Ambitions
Opposing Nazi Glorification at Home and Abroad
The B’nai Brith Commitment to Combatting Racism
Combatting Anti-Israel Bias at the United Nations – What Actions Can Canada Take?
B’nai Brith Renews Call for the G7 to Act on Antisemitism
Confronting Antisemitism

Study of Motion M-103 on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination
Bill C-51 -- An Act to Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act
Bill C-75 – An Act to Amend the Criminal Code and the Youth Criminal Justice Act
Combatting Online Hate and Antisemitism
Bill C-59 -- An Act Respecting National Security Matters

 

 

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