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Distributor Removes Antisemitic, Anti-Muslim Shirts After B’nai Brith Canada Complaint

These offensive T-shirts, among many others, were available for sale on Teespring.com Sept. 4, 2018 By Amanda AttarCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A leading U.S. T-shirt distributor has pulled the plug on a selection of antisemitic, anti-Muslim and misogynistic clothing articles following demands to remove them from B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

Anti-Israel Protesters Threaten, Disparage B’nai Brith Outside Toronto Headquarters

Protesters demonstrate outside B'nai Brith Canada headquarters in Toronto on Aug. 29, 2018 Aug. 29, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A few dozen activists protested outside B’nai Brith Canada headquarters in Toronto Wednesday in a rally to support the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Applauds CPC Resolution on Jerusalem

Jews celebrate outside Damascus gate to celebrate Jerusalem Day on May 17, 2015 (Photo Credit: Jerusalem Post) Aug. 26, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is applauding a Conservative Party of Canada resolution to move Canada’s embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the Jewish people. Continue reading

A Bintel Brief... A Night Out with B'nai Brith Canada & The DWYT

Hello theatre lovers! Thank you for your ongoing support of B'nai Brith Canada, and for your dedication to Montreal's blossoming theatre scene! The 2018-2019 season promises to be truly unforgettable, and will include productions by the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre (DWYT) players at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts. Continue reading

Young Jewish Candidate to Challenge Finance Minister in Quebec Election

Laura Azéroual campaigns with François Legault Aug. 22, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada The following is the first of four profiles on Jewish candidates running in the Quebec provincial election. For the second, click here. MONTREAL – While the provincial election campaign in Quebec will not officially kick off until Thursday, it is just as if the writ has already dropped. Polls show that the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) and its leader François Legault are the early favourites to defeat the governing Liberals, with the Parti Québecois potentially wiped from the map. Continue reading

Winnipeg's Most Vulnerable Take Part in 10th Annual B'nai Brith Event

An aerial view of Sunday's event Aug. 21, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – This past Sunday, B'nai Brith Canada held its 10th annual "Afternoon with the Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club" event, bringing out the city's most vulnerable to spend a fun day at the ball park. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Gets Results – But We Need Your Support

Aug. 20, 2018 As the voice of grassroots Jewry in this country, B’nai Brith Canada acts on behalf of human rights and galvanizes our community to react whenever there is an incident or event that merits our condemnation, advocacy or support. Continue reading

MP Iqra Khalid Apologizes, Rescinds Certificate to Activist Linked to Hate Rally 

MP Iqra Khalid Aug. 16, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – MP Iqra Khalid has rescinded a Certificate of Appreciation to a controversial activist and has apologized for her insensitive actions following intense public pressure. Continue reading

PETITION: MP Iqra Khalid Must Apologize for Rewarding Activist Linked to Hate Rally

Mississauga-Erin Mills MP Iqra Khalid: Tone deaf to antisemitism (Photo Credit: CBC) ***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Aug. 15, 2018 To Iqra KhalidMP, Mississauga-Erin Mills Dear Ms. Khalid, Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: MP Iqra Khalid Must Rescind Certificate to Activist Linked to Hate Rally

Amin El-Maoued, left, poses for a recent photo with MP Iqra Khalid, right (Photo Credit: Facebook) Aug. 15, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – A Member of Parliament with a checkered history has added to her list of controversies by presenting a Certificate of Appreciation to an activist who led a rally laden with hate-filled and antisemitic slogans, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading
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