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Bomb Threat Forces Closure of Calgary JCC

Feb. 28, 2017 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada The Calgary Jewish Community Centre was evacuated Monday evening after an unidentified person phoned in a bomb threat at approximately 5:45 p.m. Continue reading

In These Times of Peril, B'nai Brith Canada Needs Your Support

Dear Friends, We are only two months into the year 2017, and yet, we have already witnessed several offensive and blatantly antisemitic incidents across Canada. Continue reading

John Tory, Marcel Dionne to Attend 2nd Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic

B'nai Brith Canada is delighted to announce that NHL Hall of Famer Marcel Dionne and Toronto Mayor John Tory will participate in the 2nd Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic, which will take place at the breathtaking new Lebovic Golf Club in Aurora, Ont., on Monday, June 12, 2017. Continue reading

Igor Sadikov Resigns As McGill Student Director

Igor Sadikov By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Feb. 24, 2017 Igor Sadikov, the McGill student politician whose tweet calling to “punch a Zionist today” was first exposed by B’nai Brith Canada, has resigned from his post as a director of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU). Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Condemns Antisemitic Vandalism in Hamilton

A spray-painted swastika found on the ground of the Hamilton Rail Trail on Feb. 22, 2017. (Credit: Pat Gallagher) B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn has issued the following statement regarding the discovery of antisemitic vandalism in Hamilton on Feb. 22, 2017: Continue reading

Guterres, Haley and the Turning of the Tide for Israel at the UN

Sara McCleary Finally, some positive changes for Israel at the United Nations. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Gives Press Conference on Antisemitism With Toronto Mayor John Tory

John Tory, John Filion, Rabbi Moshe Steiner, Michael Mostyn and James Pasternak at a press conference in Toronto on Feb. 22, 2017. By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Feb. 22, 2017 B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn spoke at a news conference on Wednesday, Feb, 22, 2017, alongside Toronto police and Mayor John Tory at the Toronto Police Service Division 32 headquarters following incidents of antisemitic vandalism in Toronto, most notably, when post-it notes with antisemitic slurs were discovered on doors at a Toronto condo a few days earlier. Continue reading

Holocaust Denial Posters Blanket University of Calgary

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Feb. 22, 2017 Students at the University of Calgary arrived on campus last week to find posters promoting Holocaust denial taped to windows and doors. Continue reading

The Rise and Fall of Montreal’s First Jewish Mayor

  Mike Cohen Has Michael Applebaum already suffered enough? The former Montreal mayor now faces a prison sentence after being found guilty in Quebec Court last month  of eight corruption-related charges. It was alleged, and clearly support by the judge, that Applebaum extorted some  $60,000 from developers seeking contracts between 2006 and 2012 while he was mayor of the West End borough of Côte-des-Neiges — Nôtre-Dame-de-Grâce. He only served as mayor of Montreal proper for seven months, stepping up on an interim basis. Continue reading

B.C. Court Upholds Antisemitic Hate Speech Conviction

Arthur Topham (Photo Credit: CBC) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada The British Columbia Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Arthur Topham, who was convicted of promoting hatred against Jewish people in November, 2015. Continue reading
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