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The Lessons of Pittsburgh, One Year Later

A vigil outside of Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue (NBC News) October 29, 2019 By Jakob Glogauer  TORONTO - The world recently marked the first anniversary of the tragic Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, which killed 11 peaceful worshipers and injured another seven simply because they were Jewish. Continue reading

Mosque-Based Publication Runs Hateful Article by Holocaust Denier

Holocaust denier Kevin Barrett speaking at a 2017 anti-Israel event in Toronto (YouTube) October 31, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A monthly news magazine published from a Toronto-area mosque is alleging that the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism is “a racist, genocidal lie.”  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Disturbed by Federal Funding for Anti-Israel “Voting Guide”

Canadian Muslim Voting Guide: Federal Election 2019 (Sociology Faculty Publications, Wilfred Laurier University) October 25, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply concerned after learning that a federal grant was used to produce a guide instructing Canadian Muslims on how to vote in last Monday's national election. Continue reading

Winnipeg Movie Screening of "Who Will Write Our History"

October 24, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG - B’nai Brith Canada is very pleased to partner with Westwood Collegiate for this Community educational program about the Holocaust. Continue reading

Reminder: Last Chance to Include Your Name!

October 16, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is reminding the community that tomorrow is the last day to place a congratulatory note in our tribute book. Our 2019 Award of Merit Gala will honour the Hon. Stockwell Day and will feature an ultra-impressive lineup of speakers, including Canada's former Prime Minister, the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper and Alberta's Premier, the Hon. Jason Kenney. Continue reading

Canada Must Step Up as the United Nations Confronts Antisemitism

The headquarters of the United Nations in New York City (Globe & Mail) October 16, 2019 By Brian HermanDirector of Government RelationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – The United Nations will consider a landmark report tomorrow – Thurs., Oct. 17 – on the global threat of antisemitism, prepared by Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief. Continue reading

Last Chance to Have Your Name Included in Tribute Book

October 13, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada EDMONTON – B'nai Brith Canada is reminding the community that there are only a few opportunities left to place a congratulatory note in the tribute book for our upcoming Edmonton Gala. Continue reading

Candidates Apologize for Advertising in Antisemitic Newspapers

The front page of a pre-election edition of al-Forqan October 13, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Several federal election candidates have apologized for advertising in two newspapers with a history of promoting terrorism and antisemitism, following advocacy by B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

B'nai Brith to Intervene in Canadian Federation of Students Court Case

(CFS) October 8, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada has been granted intervener status in another important court case. Continue reading
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