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University of Lethbridge Confirms Departure of Anthony Hall

Anthony Hall  Aug. 8, 2018 By Ran Ukashi & Daniel KorenB'nai Brith Canada It’s official: Professor Anthony Hall will not be returning to the classroom. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Lauds Medicine Hat Police For Laying Charges in Antisemitic Hate Crime

Loki Hulgaard is facing 14 charges in total after he passed bills with hate markings on them (Photo: Medicine Hat Police Service) Aug. 8, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – B’nai Brith Canada is commending the Medicine Hat Police Service after it charged a man who was publicly promoting antisemitism with inciting hatred in public. Continue reading

A Wonderful Reception at the Seniors Sunday Brunch in Montreal

A beautiful brunch was served to the seniors in attendance August 8, 2018 By Dana FieldsSenior Writer/ResearcherB’nai Brith Canada   MONTREAL –B'nai Brith Canada was thrilled to serve as host for its fourth Seniors Sunday Brunch this past weekend at Adath Synagogue in Montreal. It was another huge success. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Appoints New National Director of the League for Human Rights

Ran Ukashi August 3, 2018By Dana FieldsSenior Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith CanadaTORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Ran Ukashi to the position of National Director of the League for Human Rights. Continue reading

Alberta Professor Booted from the Classroom - Again

Anthony Hall appearing in a Holocaust-denial video produced by Alfred Schaefer (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) August 2, 2018 By Aidan FishmanNational Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – A professor at the University of Lethbridge in southern Alberta has been removed from the classroom yet again, amid an ongoing internal investigation into his antisemitic activities. Continue reading

Tell CUPW to Answer Canadians' Questions

CUPW representatives participate in an anti-Israel rally in Toronto in May of 2018 August 2, 2018 TORONTO - Tuesday’s exposé by B'nai Brith Canada about the ties between CUPW – the labour union for Canada Post workers – and a Palestinian counterpart that supports terrorism has really hit a nerve. Continue reading

Setting the Record Straight on Jews and Indigeneity

A portion of the Arch of Titus, depicting the Roman siege of Jerusalem in 70 CE.  July 31, 2018 OPINION | By Ran UkashiDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada Much has been written about, and some have criticized, the Iroquois National Lacrosse Team’s recent visit to Israel for the World Lacrosse Championships. As such, it is more important than ever to set the record straight on Indigenous relations in the Holy Land and the historical rights of the Jewish people. Continue reading

Canadian Postal Workers Align with Pro-Terrorism Palestinian Union

A Facebook post by the Palestinian Postal Service Workers Union, hailing Hamas terrorist Ahmad Nasr Jarrar as "a hero of my country." July 31, 2018 By Aidan Fishman & Ran UkashiB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A labour union representing 50,000 Canada Post employees has aligned itself with a Palestinian counterpart that supports terrorism and the elimination of Israel, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Pro wrestling icon uses his celebrity to speak out against bullying in Quebec schools

Rougeau shares a moment with the kids at the Côte Saint-Luc Day Camp July 25, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – Growing up in my era, professional wrestling was a big thing in Montreal. Grand Prix Wrestling was a huge draw at the Montreal Forum and special telecasts were often filmed at the local CTV studios. There was Mad Dog Vachon, Gilles “The Fish” Poisson, The Hollywood Blondes, Gino Brito and who can forget flamboyant manager Eddie Creatchman, known for wearing sunglasses, smoking a cigar, and wearing the Star of David to proudly display his Jewish identity. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Participates in International Forum to Combat Antisemitism

Ran Ukashi, Manitoba Regional Director for B'nai Brith Canada, presents workshop findings at the Forum in Warsaw July 24, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada WARSAW – B’nai Brith Canada is proud to have recently participated in the Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE)’s Activist Forum on Preventing and Responding to Hate Crimes in Warsaw hosted by its Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). Continue reading
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