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Remembering the AMIA Bombing: A Quarter Century of Injustice

Survivors and first responders examining the rubble of the former AMIA building in Buenos Aires, Argentina June 25, 2019 By Jakob Glogauer and Toviel Kosmin-RoseB'nai Brith Canada Twenty-five years have elapsed since the horrific bombing of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) Jewish community centre on July 18, 1994 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The attack left 85 people dead, hundreds injured and destroyed the AMIA building as well as adjacent buildings within range of the explosion. Continue reading

All Levels of Government Must Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

    B'nai Brith Canada June 24, 2019 OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada is reiterating its long-held position for the Government of Canada and for the governments of Canada’s provinces, territories and municipalities, to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Writing Contest Inspires Young Human Rights Advocates

Pictured from left to right: Diverse Minds Sponsor Earl Barish, First Place Winner Varina Penner,Diverse Minds Sponsor Cheryl Barish, and B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn June 20, 2019 By Marty YorkChief Media Relations & Communications OfficerB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG - B'nai Brith Canada held its first award ceremony honouring students for creative writing on Wednesday night - but it certainly won't be the last. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Celebrates Small Towns, Big Stories

B'nai Brith Canada community members enjoying a walking tour of Midland, Ontario. June 14, 2019 TORONTO – More than 200 people recently joined B’nai Brith Canada in Midland, Ont., for a day of learning. Continue reading

Hamas Hailed at Calgary al-Quds Day Rally

Click on the image above to watch a clip of an al-Quds attendee yelling "Long Live Hamas!" June 7, 2019 CALGARY – Slogans praising the Hamas terrorist group were heard at the al-Quds Day hatefest outside Calgary City Hall last Friday afternoon. Continue reading

Federal Election Dispute Over Jewish Holidays Heading to Court

June 7, 2019 TORONTO – A candidate in the upcoming federal election and another member of the Jewish community are asking the Federal Court to shift the election date to avoid discrimination against observant Canadian Jews. Continue reading

Amazing Auction Items to be Featured at Our 4th Annual Charity Golf Classic!

June 4, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada’s annual charity golf tournament has come a long way in a short time, and we are extremely proud of our ascent.  Continue reading

Toronto-Area Imam Suggests “Zionists” Behind New Zealand Mosque Massacre

Imam Zafar Bangash speaks at the 2019 al-Quds Day Rally in Toronto Continue reading

Sign Threatening Massacre of Jews Brandished at Toronto al-Quds Day Rally

A sign brandished at the 2019 Toronto al-Quds Day rally (Photo Credit: BlazingCatFur) June 2, 2019 TORONTO – A sign alluding to a historical massacre of Jews was carried openly at the annual al-Quds Day hatefest in downtown Toronto on Saturday afternoon. Continue reading

Toronto al-Quds Organizer Promotes Antisemitic Content Online

An image shared on Facebook by a Toronto al-Quds Day organizer May 30, 2019 TORONTO – An official organizer of Toronto’s annual al-Quds Day hatefest has spread antisemitic conspiracy theories online, a B’nai Brith Canada investigation has revealed. Continue reading
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