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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

Last Chance for Jews to Vote Without Holiday Conflict

October 7, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is encouraging Jewish Canadians to take advantage of the few remaining days available for them to vote in the federal election without holiday conflicts. Continue reading

Stephen Harper and Jason Kenney to Headline B'nai Brith Gala Honouring Stockwell Day

October 6, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada EDMONTON – B'nai Brith Canada is delighted to announce an ultra-impressive lineup of speakers for our 2019 Award of Merit Gala in honour of Stockwell Day, former federal cabinet minister and Leader of Her Majesty's Official Opposition. Continue reading

How to Vote Before Shemini Atzeret

An image of a ballot box (Huffington Post) October 4, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith is reminding the Jewish community of its opportunities to vote ahead of Election Day, which falls on the holiday of Shemini Atzeret this year. Continue reading

BDS Activists to Headline Hamilton Anti-Racism Conference

A poster for the conference (Eventbrite) October 3, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada HAMILTON – B'nai Brith Canada is disappointed by a local university's refusal to remove a pair of anti-Israel speakers from its lineup for a conference Friday. Continue reading

Shana Tova from B'nai Brith Canada

Dear Friends, Shalom and Shana Tova!We are coming up on Rosh Hashanah, a time for introspection and prayer as well as reflection on the past and hope for the future. As we gather with family and loved ones to mark the occasion, we remember the year that was and look forward to the fresh year to come. Continue reading

Iqra Khalid Reappears with Radical Activist Despite Past Apology

Iqra Khalid posing with anti-Israel activist Amin El-Maoued (Facebook) September 27, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An incumbent Mississauga MP and nominated candidate for reelection has reneged on her past apologies by again associating with a radical activist who has incited violence against Jews. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Investigation: Radical Syrian Group Uses Canadian Politicians as Propaganda Tools

A crowd shot from the SSNP website September 26, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Three of this country’s elected officials have attended events associated with the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), B’nai Brith Canada has learned.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Welcomes Groundbreaking UN Antisemitism Report

The headquarters of the United Nations in New York City (Globe & Mail) September 24, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the ground-breaking new report on antisemitism by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief. Continue reading
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