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Mostyn: Canada Must Adhere to Its Principles at the UN

Dec. 4, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO — The Chief Executive Officer of B’nai Brith Canada has publicly drawn attention to the country’s failure to adhere consistently to its principles on its United Nations votes involving Israel. Continue reading

Mazel Tov to B'nai Brith Supporters Earl Barish and Eddie Rice

Left to right: Earl Barish and Eddie Rice December 3, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada wishes a hearty mazel tov to two of its great supporters, Earl Barish and Eddie Rice, on receiving high honours at B’nai B’rith International’s 2020 International Leadership Forum. Continue reading

Write Your MP: The IRGC Must Be Listed As A Terrorist Organization

Dec. 1, 2020 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is calling on members of the public to contact their local Members of Parliament and demand that Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) be immediately listed as a terrorist group in its entirety. Continue reading

Join Canada's New Network for Legal Professionals and Students

November 27, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is excited to announce the launch of an important new Toronto-based Jewish law society. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Applauds New Government Envoy to Fight Antisemitism

An image of Irwin Cotler (Globe and Mail) November 25, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is applauding the federal government's announcement Thursday that it will establish a position to help combat antisemitism. Continue reading

B.C. Imam: Jews Are “Monkeys and Pigs,” Prays for Their Destruction

Shaykh Younus Kathrada (Facebook) November 24, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada Victoria, B.C. – B’nai Brith Canada has reached out to police following the revelation of another act of incitement by a firebrand religious figure. Continue reading

B.C. Hatemonger Sentenced for Breach of Probation

An antisemitic image posted to the internet by Arthur Topham November 22, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada QUESNEL, B.C. – Convicted B.C. hatemonger Arthur Topham has been sentenced to a 30-day conditional sentence plus three years probation, after failing to comply with the terms of his previous probation. Continue reading

Quebec Premier Must Address Needs of the Jewish Community

An image of Quebec Premier Francois Legault Pour le français, voir ci-dessous…. November 20, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is very disappointed in the Government of Quebec’s lack of consideration towards the Jewish community, as it relates to the newly released plan on December holiday gatherings.   Continue reading

Jewish Organizations Deplore Canada’s Decision to Support Biased UN Resolution

The headquarters of the United Nations in New York City (BBC) November 19, 2020 OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada joined with The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) in expressing deep disappointment with the Canadian government’s decision today to vote in favour of a U.N. General Assembly resolution that affirms Palestinian self-determination, while failing to affirm Jewish self-determination in the indigenous and ancestral homeland of the Jewish people, intentionally erasing historical Jewish connections to Jerusalem – including the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site. Continue reading

Nazi-Named Street To Be Renamed Following B'nai Brith Advocacy

The street sign honouring Third Reich Naval Captain Hans Langsdorff (Photo by Adam Wiseman) November 17, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada AJAX, Ont. - Following B'nai Brith Canada and community advocacy, a street named after a Nazi battleship captain will be renamed. Continue reading
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