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“Jews Are Spying on You,” Ontario Polish Newspaper Claims

Andrzej Kumor tells viewers that Jews and Zionists "have terrorism in their blood." (YouTube) August 15, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - A B’nai Brith Canada investigation has uncovered frequent antisemitic and hateful material in a Canadian Polish-language newspaper. Continue reading

Quebec Basketball Tournament Sparks Interest in Community Involvement

  Harvey Levine (far right) hands out the championship trophy to the burgundy team.   August 13, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada recently held its first basketball tournament in Quebec. The event was not only an enormous success, but it also sparked the interest of almost three dozen youths who now want to learn more about B’nai Brith and get further involved in the community. Continue reading

Edmonton Imam Ousted from Community Centre after B'nai Brith Complaint

Sheikh Shaban Sherif Mady delivering a sermon on June 21, 2019 (YouTube)   August 6, 2019 EDMONTON– An Edmonton imam has been prevented from leading prayers at a local community centre after B’nai Brith drew attention to his hateful rhetoric from the pulpit and online. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Assault on Boys in Thornhill

Image attributed to York Regional Police August 4, 2019 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is speaking out after two Jewish boys were assaulted in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area Jewish community. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Outraged by Antisemitic Taxi Assault in Montreal

An image of the Montreal skyline (CTV News) August 1, 2019 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is sounding the alarm after a Jewish man was assaulted by a taxi driver amid a barrage of antisemitic slurs over the weekend.  Continue reading

Canada Must Suspend Its UNRWA Funding Now

A Palestinian man protests outside an UNRWA office in the Gaza Strip (AFP/Archives)   July 31, 2019 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that the Government of Canada immediately suspend its support for UNRWA, after yet another setback hit the scandal-prone United Nations body. Continue reading

Fighting For the Community

  Dear Friend,   Here at B’nai Brith Canada, we take human rights seriously and have been advocating for the rights of Canadian Jews since 1875. It goes without saying that the rights to vote and run for office – on an equal footing with all other Canadians – are among the most fundamental rights.  Continue reading

Attention: Calling All Ontario Students!

July 26, 2019 This year, Ontario students have a unique opportunity to deny funding to one of Canada’s most prominent supporters of the antisemitic BDS movement. But you need to act quickly. Continue reading

URGENT: Email Elections Canada NOW!

July 24, 2019 Yesterday, we made history. For the first time, a Canadian court ordered Elections Canada to review its refusal to change the election date to avoid the Jewish holiday of Shemini Atzeret. Continue reading

BREAKING: Court Strikes Down Elections Canada Decision

James MacDonald/Bloomberg via Getty Images July 23, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The Federal Court of Canada has ordered Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perreault to reconsider his decision not to move Election Day from Oct. 21 to Oct. 28, to avoid coinciding with a Jewish holiday. Continue reading
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