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A huge week: Exposure. Action. Results.

It’s been a busy and high-impact week for B’nai Brith Canada and human rights in our country.  We have received overwhelming positive feedback about our success in exposing intolerance, hate and antisemitism and ensuring concrete action. Consider these eyebrow-raising national headlines, resulting from the tireless work of B’nai Brith Canada, this week alone:   Continue reading

Montreal Cab Driver Charged in Violent-Assault Case

Surveillance camera footage (Facebook) September 5, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – A former taxi driver has been charged after a violent assault of a Jewish man on July 28, 2019. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Rejects Excuses Made by Hassan Guillet

Hassan Guillet, centre, speaks at press conference Wednesday morning (Facebook) September 4, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada rejects the excuses made by former Liberal candidate Hassan Guillet at his press conference held this morning. Continue reading

B’nai Brith to Co-Host Federal Election Debates Across Canada

September 4, 2019 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is teaming up with synagogues across the country to host local debates in the run-up to October’s federal election. Continue reading

Toronto Man Charged after Threatening Walk with Israel Participants

Ali Amirsalam praises Hitler at the 2019 Toronto Walk with Israel (YouTube) September 3, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A Toronto man is facing criminal charges after he shouted “Heil Hitler” and accosted participants at a Jewish community event. Continue reading

Anti-Israel Liberal Party Candidate Swiftly Ousted After B'nai Brith Revelation

Former Liberal Party candidate Hassan Guillet (Global News) August 30, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – The Liberal Party has immediately ousted one of its candidates following a B'nai Brith Canada press release Friday. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Seeks Disqualification of Liberal Candidate with History of Antisemitic Comments

Liberal Party candidate Hassan Guillet (Global News)   August 30, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B'nai Brith Canada has uncovered a pattern of disturbing antisemitic and anti-Israel statements made by a Liberal Party candidate running in the coming federal election on Oct. 21.   Continue reading

Hate Rag Publisher Sentenced to 12 Months of House Arrest

James Sears, left, and LeRoy St. Germaine, right (Toronto Star) August 29, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The publisher of the antisemitic Your Ward News hate rag has been sentenced to 12 months of house arrest. Continue reading

White Nationalists Banned from Using Virtual Office after B'nai Brith Complaint

Canadian Nationalist Party leader Travis Patron (YouTube) August 27, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A Saskatchewan-based white nationalist group has been barred from using a Toronto mailing service following information provided by B'nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Renews Call for G7 to Act on Antisemitism

A photo of the G7 leaders from a previous Summit (Business Insider) August 23, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the Canadian government, along with G7 Summit host France, to issue a clarion call for action in combating the growth of global antisemitism. Continue reading
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