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B’nai Brith Welcomes New National Sports Director

Avi Ritter March 5, 2019 By Jayme KalpinB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Avi Ritter to the position of National Sports Director. Continue reading

Prolific Jewish Impresario Sheldon Kagan Pens his Biography

March 4, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL – I do not read a lot of books, but when one of Canada’s most prolific Jewish impresarios offered to send me a copy of his recently published biography, how could I say no? Not In A Shy Way: The Sheldon Kagan Story is such an excellent piece of work I devoured every page in one sitting. Continue reading

Offensive TV Program Removed from Airwaves After B’nai Brith Petition

Imam Zafar Bangash in an episode of “Muslim Perspectives” Dear Friends, I am pleased to announce that Muslim Perspectives, a television show run by the Islamic Society of York Region (ISYR) that promotes hateful and antisemitic content, has been officially removed from the airwaves! Continue reading

Your Ward News Resurfaces in Toronto

A photo in the Winter 2019 edition of Your Ward News (Screenshot) March 1, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Immediately after being found guilty of wilfully promoting hatred against women and Jews, an indignant James Sears told a media scrum outside a Toronto courtroom, “We’re going to keep publishing. The Crown is asking us to take down the issues in question. Obviously, the new issues of Your Ward News are not affected by this decision.” Continue reading

Canada Chooses Jewish Head of Mission for Second Time

Ari Grossman Feb. 28, 2019 By B'nai Brith Canada Staff WATERLOO, Ont. – For Ari Grossman, there is nothing greater in the world of sport than to see Canadian athletes excel on the international stage. Continue reading

Islamic Charity TV Show Promotes Hateful, Antisemitic Content

SIGN OUR PETITION: Vision TV must cancel “Muslim Perspectives” program hosted by radical imam Zafar Bangash Feb. 27, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada This is part two of a B’nai Brith Canada investigation into Imam Zafar Bangash. To read part one, click here. RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – A recent B’nai Brith Canada investigation revealed that the Islamic Society of York Region (ISYR), a Canadian charity headed by Imam Zafar Bangash, is directly linked to an international newsmagazine and Islamic institute that promote antisemitism and xenophobia. Continue reading

Maxime Bernier Owes Canadians Some Honest Answers

(Photo Credit: Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press) Feb. 26, 2019 By Marty YorkChief Media Relations & Communications OfficerB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – Maxime Bernier has brought his credibility into question after his recent efforts to dismiss a B'nai Brith Canada revelation that his top advisor defended Nazi sympathizers and promoted conspiracy theories, among other things. Continue reading

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
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