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Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne Condemns Antisemitic Arabic Newspaper

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has condemned an antisemitic article appearing in a Southwestern Ontario publication. Continue reading

Immigration Agency Disavows Arabic Newspaper that Blamed Jews for Holocaust, Abdul-Hadi Shala,

  Fresh on the heels of B’nai Brith Canada’s expose of an Ontario Arabic newspaper that attempted to justify Adolf Hitler's genocide of the Jewish people, a local immigration agency is distancing itself from the publication in question. Continue reading

Pokemon GOes Everywhere (Including the Holocaust Museum)

By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Pokemon Go, a new mobile gaming app, has unknowingly been sending its players to walk through sensitive Jewish sites.  Continue reading

Brazilian University Compares Nazism to Zionism

Source: Federal University of ABC, Brazil By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada It's nice to see some universities actually applying some 'higher learning.' Continue reading

Ontario Arabic Newspaper Blames Jews for Holocaust

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada An article appearing in al-Saraha, a monthly Arabic newspaper distributed in London, Ont. engages in virulent antisemitism, Holocaust denial and homophobia, B’nai Brith Canada has discovered. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Congratulates Deborah Lyons, New Canadian Ambassador to Israel

By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada Deborah Lyons has been appointed the new ambassador of Canada to Israel by Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion, replacing Vivian Bercovici. Continue reading

Spanish City Boycotts Israel, Loses Tel Aviv Flights

Credit: El Al By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada Santiago de Compostella, a Spanish city trying to increase its tourism, has lost its direct connection with Israel over its support for boycotting the Jewish state the Times of Israel is reporting.  Continue reading

Knesset Passes Law that can Expel Members

Israel's Knesset building in Jerusalem (Credit: Wikipedia Commons) By Simon PelsmakherB’nai Brith Canada A law has been passed by the Israeli Knesset that allows for a sitting member to be expelled for incitement to racism or violence against the state. Continue reading

Large Turnout for AMIA Community Commemoration in Winnipeg

Attendees for the 22nd AMIA Community Commemoration ceremony Berney Theater at the Asper Jewish Community Campus in Winnipeg.   By Tevy Pilc & Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada More than 200 people and several political dignitaries packed the Berney Theater at the Asper Jewish Community Campus in Winnipeg Monday night for the 22nd AMIA Community Commemoration ceremony. Continue reading

Republican National Convention Live Comment Section Turns Antisemitic

Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle speaking at the Republican National Convention (Source: Screenshot from YouTube) By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The Republican National Convention disabled its live chat window/comment section after antisemitic postings ran rampant Monday night.  Continue reading
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