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SIGN OUR PETITION: End al-Quds Day and Fine its Organizers

Children hold signs equating Zionism to racism at the Toronto al-Quds Day rally on Saturday, June 9, 2018 June 12, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Jews must be “dismantled.” Israelis should be “shot,” “run over” and “eradicated.” Continue reading

Sheikh Calls for “Eradication” of Israelis at Toronto al-Quds Day Rally

Sheikh Shafiq Huda calls for the "eradication" of Israelis and Zionists at Saturday's al-Quds Day march in downtown Toronto (Photo: YouTube) June 10, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada is in the process of filing a complaint with Toronto Police after a speaker at Saturday’s al-Quds Day rally in downtown Toronto called for the “eradication” of Israelis. Continue reading

Mayor Tory Assures Strong Action on al-Quds Day Activity

A young child address the crowd at the al-Quds Day rally in Toronto in 2016  June 8, 2018 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Toronto Mayor John Tory is vowing that the city will take strong action if Saturday's al-Quds Day rally at Queen's Park turns into another hatefest. Continue reading

Consul General David Levy Delivers Riveting Address in Montreal

David Levy (centre-left) poses for a photo with members of the B'nai Brith Quebec Council June 7, 2018 By Sara GruszczynskiCommunications AssociateB’nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – The new Israeli Consul General, David Levy, delivered a riveting and informative address to the B’nai Brith Quebec Council in Montreal last week. Continue reading

A Lecture on Using the Law to Combat Antisemitism – with Gideon Falter

June 6, 2018 By Reut CohenCommunications/League for Human Rights AssociateB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is proud to partner with Canadians for the Rule of Law (CFTRL) to present the first event in its Lawfare Education Series, “Using the Courts Against Antisemitism in the UK: Lessons for Canada,” featuring UK lawyer/businessman Gideon Falter. Continue reading

BDS Posters Targeting Aroma, Israeli Products Surface in Toronto

Pro-BDS poster found in the Annex neighbourhood of Downtown Toronto (Photo: Facebook) June 4, 2018 By Sara GruszczynskiCommunications AssociateB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is urging residents of the Greater Toronto Area to be on the lookout for posters promoting the antisemitic boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign after several were spotted in the Annex neighbourhood of downtown Toronto. Continue reading

Only Eight Spots Left for Our Charity Golf Classic!

The 3rd Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic is in sight – it's on June 11 at the Lebovic Golf Club in Aurora, Ont – and only eight spots remain open! Continue reading

To Celebrate Jewish Heritage Month, Here Are Five Iconic Canadian Jewish Women

(L-R) Rosalie Silberman Abella, Fanny “Bobbie” Rosenfeld, Dorothy Dworkin, Myra Ava Freeman and Norma Baumel Joseph May 31, 2018 By Noa LevinCommunications AssociateB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – This May marked the first official Canadian Jewish Heritage Month, which celebrates the Jewish community’s many and ongoing achievements in Canada. In a bid to highlight just a few of these feats, B’nai Brith Canada has compiled the stories of five of the most remarkable, influential and inspirational Canadian Jewish women. Continue reading

Five Free Events to Check Out at Toronto's Jewish Music Week

May 30, 2018 By Reut CohenCommunications AssociateB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – This year marks the eighth edition of Toronto’s Jewish Music Week, a festival that features a diverse range of concerts and recitals of all genres of Jewish music, from klezmer to Israeli pop. Continue reading

Ontario’s ‘Nazi Barista’ Collaborated with Montreal neo-Nazi ‘Zeiger’

Rising Sun Coffee Co. (Photo: Vice Screenshot) May 30, 2018 By Sara GruszczynskiCommunications AssociateB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is appalled by the recent revelation that former Thunder Bay, Ont. coffee shop owner Thomas White is the co-host of antisemitic podcast, This Hour Has 88 Minutes. Continue reading
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