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Green Party Sends Email to Members Questioning Anti-Israel Boycott Endorsement

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada Green Party of Canada members have received an email from one of their highest-ranking officials asking them to reconsider the party’s adoption of the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) at last Sunday’s convention in Ottawa. Continue reading

Sobey's Investigating BDS Sticker Found on Sabra Hummus Container in Thornhill

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada A supermarket north of Toronto was the victim of antisemitic vandalism this weekend. Continue reading

Israel's Yarden Gerbi Wins Olympic Bronze Medal In Judo

Bronze Medalist Judo Athlete Yarden Gerbi. (Credit: Reuters) By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada It may have taken a few Olympiads, but Israel is finally back on the podium. Continue reading

Israel Air Force To Receive Red Flag Training From US

Israeli F-16 fighter jet (Credit: Ofer Zidon/Flash90) By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada The Israel Air Force (IAF) will be joining the United States', United Arab Emirates', and Pakistani air forces for the prestigious Red Flag exercises in Nevada starting Aug. 15 ending Aug. 26. Continue reading

School Board Suspends Mississauga Teacher Who Praised Terrorists

Mississauga, Ontario teacher Nadia Shoufani speaks at the al-Quds Day rally in Toronto on July 2, 2016. (Credit YouTube) The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board has announced that it has suspended with pay Nadia Shoufani, a teacher from St. Catherine of Siena Separate School who, as first reported by CIJNews, praised terrorists at the Toronto al-Quds Day hatefest in July. Continue reading

Taxpayer Dollars Fund Antisemitic Conference

A screenshot of the "Terrorizm, Wahabbism, Zionism" event page on the World Social Forum website The World Social Forum (WSF), which is set to begin in Montreal on August 9th, is being used as a platform to promote antisemitism using public funds, reports B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

Former Green Party President Reacts to Party Endorsement of BDS: “It’s Sickening"

Former Green Party president Paul Estrin By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada Paul Estrin, the former president of the Green Party of Canada, expressed severe concerns over the party’s endorsement of the boycott movement against Israel at its convention this past weekend. Continue reading

Israel Looks To Deport Boycott And Sanctions Activists

Boycott and Sanctions Protest in Jerusalem. (Credit: AFP) By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada The Public Security Ministry of the Knesset has launched a task force that's aiming to deport advocates for the boycott and sanctions movement against Israel, as reported by Jerusalem Post. Continue reading

Four Reasons the Olympics Were Unfriendly to Israel During Opening Weekend

The 2016 Israeli Olympic Team marches in during the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro. (Credit: AP/Matt Slocum) By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada It's that time every two years where the entire world comes in harmony to participate in good-natured athletic competition. It's the Olympics - where nations put aside petty conflicts with one another and "celebrate humanity." And then of course, there's Israel. The exception. Continue reading
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