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Canada Chooses Jewish Head of Mission for Second Time

Ari Grossman Feb. 28, 2019 By B'nai Brith Canada Staff WATERLOO, Ont. – For Ari Grossman, there is nothing greater in the world of sport than to see Canadian athletes excel on the international stage. Continue reading

Islamic Charity TV Show Promotes Hateful, Antisemitic Content

SIGN OUR PETITION: Vision TV must cancel “Muslim Perspectives” program hosted by radical imam Zafar Bangash Feb. 27, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada This is part two of a B’nai Brith Canada investigation into Imam Zafar Bangash. To read part one, click here. RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – A recent B’nai Brith Canada investigation revealed that the Islamic Society of York Region (ISYR), a Canadian charity headed by Imam Zafar Bangash, is directly linked to an international newsmagazine and Islamic institute that promote antisemitism and xenophobia. Continue reading

Maxime Bernier Owes Canadians Some Honest Answers

(Photo Credit: Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press) Feb. 26, 2019 By Marty YorkChief Media Relations & Communications OfficerB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – Maxime Bernier has brought his credibility into question after his recent efforts to dismiss a B'nai Brith Canada revelation that his top advisor defended Nazi sympathizers and promoted conspiracy theories, among other things. Continue reading

It is BDS Activists Who Shed ‘Crocodile Tears,’ Not Us

A BDS activist holds an antisemitic sign likening the State of Israel to the Nazi regime Feb. 15, 2019 By Ari Glik & Emily Kalo WINNIPEG – When the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) voted last year in favour of endorsing the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement – one that has been discredited by a wide range of activists and politicians, from Pope Francis to Justin Trudeau – it sent a message to students from across the country: Jews do not have the right to self-determination on our ancestral lands. Continue reading

CAQ Religious Symbols Ban An ‘Assault on Fundamental Freedoms’

Feb. 14, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. MONTREAL – With the Quebec National Assembly officially in session, members of the province’s multicultural communities are feeling uneasy as the newly elected Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) looks to adopt legislation banning religious symbols in public. Continue reading

‘Jews Prostituted Their Women, Killed Prophets, Amassed Gold,’ Says Detroit Imam

Detroit-based Imam Bassem Al-Sheraa Feb. 13, 2019 DETROIT – On Jan. 27, an antisemitic lecture by Michigan-based Shi’ite Imam Bassem Al-Sheraa was uploaded to the YouTube channel of the Al-Zahraa Islamic Center in Detroit. Continue reading

Another Successful Music Brunch for Seniors Event in Montreal

Participants take part in the B'nai Brith "Music Brunch for Seniors" on Feb. 10, 2019 in Montreal Feb. 12, 2019 MONTREAL – We are proud to announce that B'nai Brith Canada held its seventh successful Music Brunch for Seniors event this weekend with well over 120 senior guests, as well as caregivers, spouses and other family members, not to mention our incredible staff and volunteers! Continue reading

Declassified U.S. Report Suggests UNRWA Failed to Prevent Incitement in Textbooks

UNRWA textbook featuring Palestinian terrorist Dalal Mughrabi as a role model for children Feb. 11, 2019 By Jackson Richman WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) accuses the U.S. State Department of misleading Congress over recent years regarding actions by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) over the distribution of textbooks that promote Palestinian violence against Israel, evidence that has long been documented. Continue reading

Top Bernier Advisor Defends Nazi Sympathizers, Promotes Conspiracy Theories

People’s Party of Canada spokesperson Martin Masse (right) endorsed discriminatory views (Photo Credit: CBC) Feb. 6, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – The Canadian government is a “mafia” cartel. Continue reading
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