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French Bank Delivers Blow to Boycott and Sanctions Movement

    By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada A large French bank has delivered a massive blow to the Boycott and Sanctions movement. According to the Jerusalem Post, the Credit Mutuel bank has closed the account belonging to La Campagne BDS France.The group was caught using illegal methods to open and operate its account for the purpose of attacking Israel through boycotts. Continue reading

CIJA and B’nai Brith Commend Ontario's Leaders for Speaking out Against BDS

Jerusalem—In response to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s denunciation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel, and the “Standing Up Against Anti-Semitism in Ontario Act” introduced by Ontario MPPs Tim Hudak and Mike Colle, B'nai Brith Canada and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) issued the following statements:  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Condemns Iran's Attempt to Trivialize Holocaust

Iran’s annual international cartoon contest, which trivializes the Holocaust and compares Israel's treatment of Palestinians to the horrors of the Nazi regime, perpetuates antisemitic stereotypes, B’nai Brith Canada says. The contest, which began May 14, runs for two weeks and has already received 150 entries from over 50 countries. Continue reading

U of T bans group for inviting a Holocaust denier to speak on campus

After a condemnation from B’nai Brith following a notorious Holocaust denier and conspiracy theorist’s lecture at the University of Toronto’s JJR Macleod Auditorium on April 29, 2016, the university responded by banning Modern Knowledge, the promotional group which brought O’Keefe to campus, from booking any halls or venues on campus in the future. Continue reading

U of T Bans Group Responsible for Bringing in Neo-Nazi

B'nai Brith Canada applauds a decision by the University of Toronto to ban a group that recruited neo-Nazi Ken O'Keefe to speak at its St. George campus in late April. B'nai Brith expressed outrage in a press release May 9 that O'Keefe was allowed to deliver hateful and antisemitic lectures at the Beit Zatoun Palestinian cultural centre and the University of Toronto on April 28 and 29. Continue reading

Nakba Day Commemorations Spur Antisemitism

Nakba Day, which mourns the rebirth of the State of Israel in the ancestral Jewish homeland every May 15 and advocates for its destruction, serves to create antisemitism in Canada, B’nai Brith Canada says.   Continue reading

Neo­-Nazi Ken O’Keefe Spreads Hatred at U of T

B’nai Brith Canada is expressing outrage over hateful and antisemitic lectures delivered by Ken O’Keefe at the Beit Zatoun Palestinian cultural centre and the University of Toronto on April 28 and 29. These lectures occurred just days before Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day,  which commemorates the 6-million Jews slaughtered by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Continue reading

B'nai Briths Audit 2016 Released

  There has been a general increase of harassment toward Jewish people in Canada during the past five years, B’nai Brith Canada reports in its latest Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents. Continue reading

B'nai Briths Audit 2016 Released

  There has been a general increase of harassment toward Jewish people in Canada during the past five years, B’nai Brith Canada reports in its latest Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents. Continue reading
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