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It is BDS Activists Who Shed ‘Crocodile Tears,’ Not Us

A BDS activist holds an antisemitic sign likening the State of Israel to the Nazi regime Feb. 15, 2019 By Ari Glik & Emily Kalo WINNIPEG – When the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) voted last year in favour of endorsing the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement – one that has been discredited by a wide range of activists and politicians, from Pope Francis to Justin Trudeau – it sent a message to students from across the country: Jews do not have the right to self-determination on our ancestral lands. Continue reading

CAQ Religious Symbols Ban An ‘Assault on Fundamental Freedoms’

Feb. 14, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. MONTREAL – With the Quebec National Assembly officially in session, members of the province’s multicultural communities are feeling uneasy as the newly elected Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) looks to adopt legislation banning religious symbols in public. Continue reading

‘Jews Prostituted Their Women, Killed Prophets, Amassed Gold,’ Says Detroit Imam

Detroit-based Imam Bassem Al-Sheraa Feb. 13, 2019 DETROIT – On Jan. 27, an antisemitic lecture by Michigan-based Shi’ite Imam Bassem Al-Sheraa was uploaded to the YouTube channel of the Al-Zahraa Islamic Center in Detroit. Continue reading

Another Successful Music Brunch for Seniors Event in Montreal

Participants take part in the B'nai Brith "Music Brunch for Seniors" on Feb. 10, 2019 in Montreal Feb. 12, 2019 MONTREAL – We are proud to announce that B'nai Brith Canada held its seventh successful Music Brunch for Seniors event this weekend with well over 120 senior guests, as well as caregivers, spouses and other family members, not to mention our incredible staff and volunteers! Continue reading

Declassified U.S. Report Suggests UNRWA Failed to Prevent Incitement in Textbooks

UNRWA textbook featuring Palestinian terrorist Dalal Mughrabi as a role model for children Feb. 11, 2019 By Jackson Richman WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) accuses the U.S. State Department of misleading Congress over recent years regarding actions by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) over the distribution of textbooks that promote Palestinian violence against Israel, evidence that has long been documented. Continue reading

Top Bernier Advisor Defends Nazi Sympathizers, Promotes Conspiracy Theories

People’s Party of Canada spokesperson Martin Masse (right) endorsed discriminatory views (Photo Credit: CBC) Feb. 6, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – The Canadian government is a “mafia” cartel. Continue reading

Malaysia to Lose $1.6 Million After Being Stripped of Para Swimming Championships

Kuching, Malaysia Feb. 6, 2019 KUCHING, Malaysia – Malaysia is projected to lose $1.6 million CAD ($1.2 million U.S.) after being stripped by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) from hosting this summer’s World Para Swimming Championships due to the country banning Israeli athletes. Continue reading

Registration Now Open for the 4th Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic

Jan. 30, 2019 TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada is thrilled to announce that registration for its 4th Annual Charity Golf Classic has opened!  Continue reading

Islamic Charity Directly Linked to Institute Promoting Antisemitism and Homophobia, B’nai Brith Investigation Finds

A quote from Imam Zafar Bangash in Ontario-based newsmagazine “Crescent International,” published worldwide Jan. 29, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada Staff RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – A B’nai Brith Canada investigation has led to our conclusion that a local Islamic leader is abusing his platforms to promote antisemitism and homophobia through an international newsmagazine, which is directly affiliated to a Canadian charity and television show.  Continue reading

Malaysia Stripped Of Hosting World Para Swimming Championships

Petitions from B’nai Brith Canada and others lead world Paralympic body to relocate competition Jan. 27, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Thanks to a mounting worldwide campaign, including a petition from B’nai Brith Canada that garnered more than 1,500 signatures, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today that Malaysia will be stripped of its role as host of the World Para Swimming Championships in July after barring all Israeli athletes from participating. Continue reading
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