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SIGN OUR PETITION: Canada Must Enforce Its Existing Hate Crime Laws

Imam Sayed al-Ghitawi (Source: YouTube Screenshot) Dear Friends, The time has come for Canada to finally get serious about addressing antisemitism and hatred against its Jewish community. Continue reading

‘Jewish’ Group Issues Statement In Support of Igor ‘Punch a Zionist’ Sadikov

Ryan Bellerose There’s a good chance that you’ve heard by now about Igor ‘Punch a Zionist’ Sadikov, the McGill student leader who encouraged and incited violence against supporters of Israel on Twitter. Continue reading

Canadian Charged with Incitement in Germany after B’nai Brith Complaint

Alfred Schaefer (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) German-Canadian Holocaust denier Alfred Schaefer has been charged with criminal incitement in Germany, after B’nai Brith Canada reported his activities to German officials. Continue reading

McGill Student Union Rejects Motion Calling for ‘Punch A Zionist’ Student to Resign

By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada On Monday, Feb. 13, the board of directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) rejected a motion by a vote of 5-4 calling for the removal of Igor Sadikov from the board. Continue reading

Ryerson Student President Orchestrated Holocaust Education Walkout

Screenshots of RSU executive members discussing the walkout (Photo Credit: Eyeopener) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada A walkout during the semi-annual General Meeting of the Ryerson Student Union (RSU), which blocked a Holocaust education motion at the university on Nov. 29, 2016, was orchestrated by student union president Obaid Ullah Babar, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Get YOUR Tickets to ‘The Woman Refugee’ Art Exhibit!

"Refugee Clutching Child II" by Leah Raab Dear Friends, On Thursday, March 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., B’nai Brith Canada will host an art exhibition and cocktail reception in honour of International Women’s Day. The event will highlight the experience of women refugees from around the world, both historical and modern-day. Continue reading

The McGill 'Punch A Zionist' Student Must Be Expelled

  Lissa Albert Montreal is a city rich with post-secondary educational institutions, with one such venerable university, McGill, considered the most "Ivy League" of them all. Continue reading

Outremont: Where Intolerance Never Sleeps

Mike Cohen There is never a dull moment in the Montreal borough of Outremont, home to Quebec’s largest Hasidic community and recognized – rightly so – as a place where acts of intolerance are common place. Continue reading

Embattled McGill Student Leader Doubles Down on Hatred

McGill student Igor Sadikov By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Igor Sadikov continues to spread anti-Jewish falsehoods, even after his tweet calling on his followers to “punch a Zionist” was exposed by B’nai Brith Canada Thursday. The report sparked a media firestorm. Continue reading

“Punch a Zionist Today,” McGill Student Representative Urges

Igor Sadikov, McGill student and a member of the Legislative Council and Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (Photo Credit: SSMU) By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Igor Sadikov, a member of the Legislative Council and Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), is facing calls for his resignation after advising followers to “punch a Zionist today” on Twitter. Continue reading
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