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Chabad Signs New Deal With IDF, Provision For Draft Exemptions

Late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson (Credit: Associated Press)  By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada Chabad Lubavitch leaders have signed a new deal with the Israeli Defense Force (IDF), which exempts 15% of yeshiva students from military service. Continue reading

A Tisha B’Av Call to Canadian Jewry

On Sunday, Canadian and world Jewry will observe the fast of Tisha B’Av, which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem. Continue reading

Vandal Overlays 'Jew' On Art Of Rat

Antisemitic Graffiti  (Credit: Twitter)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada For the fourth time in nine days, vandals have scrawled 'Jew' on an image of a rat in Chinatown, Washington D.C., as reported by the DCist. Continue reading

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
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