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Global News Interviews B'nai Brith on German Police Investigation of Holocaust Denier Alfred Schaefer

Global Toronto's Christina Stevens spoke to Amanda Hohmann, National Director of B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights, on the German police investigation of Canadian Alfred Schaefer. Continue reading

After Historic Trade Mission to Israel, Mayor Coderre the Toast of Jewish Community

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen  It was around four years ago when Denis Coderre stepped down as a Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Bourassa to seek the mayoralty of Montreal. One of his handlers gave me a call.   Continue reading

Antisemitism in Canada: The Numbers Don't Lie

Sara McCleary Late last year, when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau implemented his campaign promise of welcoming thousands of Syrian refugees to Canada, many groups felt it was important to launch anti-Islamophobia campaigns. Continue reading

Reflections on Rosenthal's Remembrance Day Contributions

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen I'd like to take this opportunity to bring to light a particular Remembrance Day ceremony that is near and dear to my heart. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Demands Evidence that UNRWA Has Changed

  B'nai Brith Canada is demanding that the Canadian Government provide evidence that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) no longer engages in problematic and dangerous behaviour, and is operating at a standard in line with Canadian values and expectations as it relates to human rights.  Continue reading

B’nai Brith Condemns Canadian Government’s Decision to Fund UNRWA

  B’nai Brith Canada is outraged that the Government of Canada has committed $25-million in funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) – an organization previously criticized for its ties to the Hamas terrorist organization – without addressing the agency's long history of incitement. Continue reading

League for Human Rights Hosts Briefing on U.S. Election with Professor Aurel Braun

University of Toronto professor Aurel Braun (Credit: CTV News) By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights hosted a conference call on Tuesday, Nov. 15 featuring renowned University of Toronto professor Aurel Braun, briefing League volunteers on what the U.S. election results mean for Canada and the world.  Continue reading

U of T Graduate Students Reject Permanent BDS Committee

University of Toronto On Tuesday, Nov. 15, the General Council of the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) rejected a proposal to transform its “BDS Ad Hoc Committee” into a permanent fixture of the organization. The vote needed a ⅔ majority in order to pass, but was defeated by a decisive margin of 34-17, with 11 abstentions. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Wins Circle of Care Award

(L) Arnold Foss, Circle of Care's Director, Holocaust Survivor Services Funds & Community Relations with Elyse Gruenspan, B'nai Brith Canada's Office Administrator (holding the Circle of Care's "People Helping People" Award plaque) By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is honoured to be the recipient of Circle of Care's "People Helping People Award" in recognition of the nearly two-decade long partnership between the two organizations. Continue reading

Antisemitic Vandals Target Jewish Sites in Montreal, Ottawa

Ottawa rabbi Anna Maranta found a swastika and racist slur spray-painted in red on her front door (Credit: Facebook) Over the past few days, Jewish sites in both Montreal and Ottawa have been targeted with an unusually heavy barrage of antisemitic vandalism. Continue reading
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