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B.C. Man Found Guilty Again after Inciting Hatred against Jews

An antisemitic image posted to the internet by Arthur Topham October 18, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada QUESNEL, B.C. – A B.C. man has been found guilty of breach of probation, following a prior conviction for wilfully promoting hatred against Jews in 2017. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Marks Historic Moment in Federal Politics

Annamie Paul, Green Party's newly elected leader (Times of Israel) October 4, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – In a historic moment for Canada, Annamie Paul has become the first Jewish woman to lead a major federal political party and the first Black woman to lead one on a permanent basis. Continue reading

PETITION: Maintain U of T's Academic Integrity

University of Toronto's Jackman Law Building (U of T) October 2, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Please sign this petition, led by University of Toronto faculty, encouraging the university to stand strong in refusing to hire Valentina Azarova to head its Faculty of Law’s International Human Rights Program (IHRP).  To sign this petition, CLICK HERE.  Continue reading

Congratulations to Montreal’s Diverse Minds Contest Winners!

Host Patrick Langlois (left) announces English First Place winners Leim Yip and Gabriel Morin. B'nai Brith Canada's Matthew Ross with his thumbs up. October 1, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL - B’nai Brith Canada is delighted to offer congratulations to the winners of last night’s Diverse Minds Creative Writing Competition in Montreal. Continue reading

U of T Must Resist Pressure Campaign

Michael Mostyn's op-ed in the print edition of Friday's Toronto Sun September 25, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada is encouraging the University of Toronto to resist a pressure campaign demanding it hire an anti-Israel activist with ties to an organization closely linked to a terrorist group. Continue reading

Getting It Right on Election Dates: B’nai Brith in Dialogue with Elections Officials

September 24, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is advocating for the democratic rights of Jewish voters when it comes to the date of Canada’s next election. 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

Three Antisemitic Attacks in Ontario During Jewish New Year

A man harasses members of the Thornhill Jewish community (Facebook) September 22, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by three antisemitic incidents that marred Jewish holiday observances in Canada’s largest province this past weekend. Continue reading

Antisemitic Priest Barred from Canadian Archdiocese

An image of Fr. Rydzyk, second from left, at an event in Poland (New York Times) September 17, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada EDMONTON – A figure with a long history of inciting hatred has been denied a platform in Canada following community and B’nai Brith Canada advocacy. Continue reading
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