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Son of Jewish Refugee Wins Peruvian Election

  Peru's new president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (Credit: Reuters) By Simon PelsmakherB'nai Brith Canada Peru has a new president. And he’s a member of the tribe. Continue reading

This week in Jewish History: June 5-11

By Simon PelsmakherB'nai Brith Canada The first week of June this year marks the anniversary of several important events in Jewish and Israeli History. Although many of these events are often celebrated on the hebrew dates, listed below are when they occurred on the english calendar.  Continue reading

"Independent Jewish Voices" Deletes Half Its Website After B’nai Brith Revelations

By Amanda HohmannNational DirectorLeague of Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada As reported by CIJNews Wednesday, “Independent Jewish Voices” (IJV) has admitted to posting an article on social media that promotes Holocaust denial, but claims it was all unintentional. The article in question was published by Veterans Today, a white supremacist website. IJV has since doctored its original statement, which was issued in response to Tuesday’s B’nai Brith Canada Investigation revealing that IJV has a history of engaging with Veterans Today. Continue reading

Eric Bissell and family donate $1 Million to the Chateau B’nai Brith project

  Image illustrating the details of the exterior of Chateau B'nai Brith By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada As B’nai Brith Canada prepares for construction to begin this September on Chateau B’nai Brith, a 129-unit subsidized seniors’ residence to be located in Cote-Saint-Luc, it is thrilled to announce that its immediate past-president, Eric Bissell, and his family, are donating $1-million to the project. B'nai Brith Canada is extremely grateful to the Bissells. Continue reading

American Anthropological Association Votes against Boycott Movement

By Simon PelsmahkerB'nai Brith Canada The American Anthropological Association (AAA) has voted officially to not endorse the Boycott and Sanctions Movement. Two thousand, four hundred and twenty three members opposed the resolution and 2,384 supported it. Continue reading

“Independent Jewish Voices” Promotes Holocaust Denial

B’nai Brith Investigation: A so-called Jewish group haslinks to a White Supremacist Hate Site Continue reading

Delivery Stoppage of Your Ward News a Positive Step: B’nai Brith Canada

A decision by the federal government ordering Canada Post to stop delivering a Toronto-based publication entitled Your Ward News is a positive step in the fight against the promotion of hatred, according to B’nai Brith Canada. The publication has a history of promoting a range of antisemitic, racist and anti-government conspiracy theories. Continue reading

Boycott and Sanctions Movement Failing: Bloomberg Report

By Reut Cohen & Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada A Bloomberg report says the boycott and sanctions movement against Israel is failing. Continue reading

Anti-Boycott Victory in New York State

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo By Simon PelsmakherB'nai Brith Canada The Empire State has dealt a severe blow to the Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order requiring agencies under his purview to divest from companies and organizations aligned with the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement. Continue reading

Sodastream CEO: Boycotts actually helped our company

Sodastream CEO Daniel Birnbaum speaks at the UN By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada While speaking at the Ambassadors Against BDS International Summit at the UN on May 31, Sodastream CEO Daniel Birnbaum delivered a beatdown on the movement - implying that instead of hurting the popular soda-making company, it actually resulted in massive profits.  Continue reading
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