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Delivery Stoppage of Your Ward News a Positive Step: B’nai Brith Canada

A decision by the federal government ordering Canada Post to stop delivering a Toronto-based publication entitled Your Ward News is a positive step in the fight against the promotion of hatred, according to B’nai Brith Canada. The publication has a history of promoting a range of antisemitic, racist and anti-government conspiracy theories. Continue reading

Boycott and Sanctions Movement Failing: Bloomberg Report

By Reut Cohen & Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada A Bloomberg report says the boycott and sanctions movement against Israel is failing. Continue reading

Anti-Boycott Victory in New York State

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo By Simon PelsmakherB'nai Brith Canada The Empire State has dealt a severe blow to the Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order requiring agencies under his purview to divest from companies and organizations aligned with the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement. Continue reading

Sodastream CEO: Boycotts actually helped our company

Sodastream CEO Daniel Birnbaum speaks at the UN By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada While speaking at the Ambassadors Against BDS International Summit at the UN on May 31, Sodastream CEO Daniel Birnbaum delivered a beatdown on the movement - implying that instead of hurting the popular soda-making company, it actually resulted in massive profits.  Continue reading

Ontario Premier Wynne calls for ‘Unifying’ Anti-Boycott and Sanctions Motion

By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada A potential Ontario motion combating boycotts and sanctions against Israel might be getting a second shot at success. And this time it might have the support of ruling Liberals. Continue reading

B'nai Brith to serve as host of Jerusalem Day festivals in Thornhill and Montreal Sunday

David Rubinger's famous photograph of IDF soldiers after liberating the Kotel (Western Wall) in June 1967   By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada will serve as host of two festivals in celebration of Jerusalem Day this Sunday. Continue reading

Landmark Decision Made Against Boycott & Sanctions

  By Aidan Fishman B'nai Brith Canada Campus Affairs Coordinator In a landmark decision for Canada, issued Tuesday of this week, the Judicial Board of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) ruled against the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions Movement, finding that it violates the student union’s constitution. Continue reading

Archbishop of Vienna Condemns Boycotts and Sanctions movement

Archbishop of Vienna,Cardinal Christoph Schönborn By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada "I think it is not only false, it's stupid." That’s what the Archbishop of Vienna, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn said when asked about his feelings on the boycotts and sanctions movement against Israel in an interview with Arutz Sheva. The Cardinal is generally perceived to be second in the Catholic Church's hierarchy to Pope Francis. Continue reading

75th Anniversary of the Farhud

By Simon PelsmakherB'nai Brith Canada This week marks the 75th anniversary of the Farhud, which was a series of riots that occurred on June 1-2, 1941 in Baghdad. It is often referred to as the Iraqi Pogrom. Continue reading

Larry Rosenthal named to Executive of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal

By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Quebec Board member, Larry Rosenthal on his appointment to the Executive of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal. Continue reading
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