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B’nai Brith Canada Goes One on One with Boss of Montreal Taxi Company

Champlain Taxi President George Boussios August 21, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen  MONTREAL- George Boussios grew up in the Montreal borough of Outremont, known for its large Hasidic population. His father, John, drove a cab for many years and eventually rose to become president of Taxi Champlain. George followed in his dad’s footsteps, first as a driver and now at the helm of this well-known company with 350 permit holders behind the wheel.  Continue reading

LCBO Responds Positively to B'nai Brith Advocacy

An image of an LCBO storefront (Yellow Pages) August 16, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada is pleased to share that the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has taken a strong stance against anti-Israel vandalism in its stores, after B'nai Brith reached out following an incident earlier this week. Continue reading

“Jews Are Spying on You,” Ontario Polish Newspaper Claims

Andrzej Kumor tells viewers that Jews and Zionists "have terrorism in their blood." (YouTube) August 15, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - A B’nai Brith Canada investigation has uncovered frequent antisemitic and hateful material in a Canadian Polish-language newspaper. Continue reading

Quebec Basketball Tournament Sparks Interest in Community Involvement

  Harvey Levine (far right) hands out the championship trophy to the burgundy team.   August 13, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada recently held its first basketball tournament in Quebec. The event was not only an enormous success, but it also sparked the interest of almost three dozen youths who now want to learn more about B’nai Brith and get further involved in the community. Continue reading

Edmonton Imam Ousted from Community Centre after B'nai Brith Complaint

Sheikh Shaban Sherif Mady delivering a sermon on June 21, 2019 (YouTube)   August 6, 2019 EDMONTON– An Edmonton imam has been prevented from leading prayers at a local community centre after B’nai Brith drew attention to his hateful rhetoric from the pulpit and online. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Assault on Boys in Thornhill

Image attributed to York Regional Police August 4, 2019 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is speaking out after two Jewish boys were assaulted in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area Jewish community. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Outraged by Antisemitic Taxi Assault in Montreal

An image of the Montreal skyline (CTV News) August 1, 2019 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is sounding the alarm after a Jewish man was assaulted by a taxi driver amid a barrage of antisemitic slurs over the weekend.  Continue reading

Canada Must Suspend Its UNRWA Funding Now

A Palestinian man protests outside an UNRWA office in the Gaza Strip (AFP/Archives)   July 31, 2019 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that the Government of Canada immediately suspend its support for UNRWA, after yet another setback hit the scandal-prone United Nations body. Continue reading

Fighting For the Community

  Dear Friend,   Here at B’nai Brith Canada, we take human rights seriously and have been advocating for the rights of Canadian Jews since 1875. It goes without saying that the rights to vote and run for office – on an equal footing with all other Canadians – are among the most fundamental rights.  Continue reading

Attention: Calling All Ontario Students!

July 26, 2019 This year, Ontario students have a unique opportunity to deny funding to one of Canada’s most prominent supporters of the antisemitic BDS movement. But you need to act quickly. Continue reading
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