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Lethbridge University: Say NO to Antisemitism!

B’nai Brith Canada is urging the University of Lethbridge in Alberta to investigate one of its professors over suggestions that he has promoted Holocaust denial and other antisemitic conspiracy theories. Continue reading

Fear and Loathing in the U.S. Presidential Election

Sara McCleary After Sept. 11, 2001 fear became a major player in world politics, as people voted for the leaders they felt would keep them safe in an unstable world. Continue reading

Sign Up for B'nai Brith's Human Rights Initiative Grant

By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada-Midwest Region and The League for Human Rights are proud to announce the launch of a new human rights initiative grant in Manitoba. Continue reading

Israel Advances to World Baseball Classic for First Time

Members of Israel's baseball team celebrate after defeating Great Britain to advance to the World Baseball Classic. (Credit: Jerusalem Post/Josh Solomon) By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada For the first time in its history, the Israeli National Baseball team will be playing with the best for the top prize in international baseball. Continue reading

Who Will Win in the PQ Leadership Race? Cloutier or Lisée?

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen If a provincial election were held today in Quebec, Premier Philippe Couillard’s Liberals would likely be back in office with another majority government. Continue reading

Manitoba MLA Faces Facebook Backlash After Visiting Jewish Camp

Wab Kinew (fourth from right) visits Camp Massad in Winnipeg (Credit: Facebook)   By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada Prominent Manitoba First Nations activist, former CBC radio host and newly-elected NDP MLA Wab Kinew visited Camp Massad recently to discuss human rights issues. Massad is a Jewish summer camp located just north of Winnipeg, and was founded in 1953 as a vehicle for reviving the Hebrew language.  Continue reading

An Evening with Dr. Asher Grunis, Former President of the Supreme Court of Israel

Simon Pelsmakher On Sept. 20, Dr. Asher Grunis, former President of the Supreme Court of Israel, visited Windsor, Ont. to discuss the uniqueness of Israeli constitutional law. He was accompanied by Amanda Hohmann, Director of the League for Human Rights at B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Welcomes Israel's Former President of the Supreme Court

Dr. Asher Grunis speaks at the University of Windsor on September 20. By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada welcomed this week Dr. Asher Grunis, President of the Supreme Court of Israel, in Toronto for a national speaking tour to discuss the role the Supreme Court plays in Israeli democracy. Continue reading

Consul General of Israel to Toronto and Western Canada Visits B'nai Brith

Back Row (L-R): Judy Foldes, Joseph Shier, Rick OrzyFront Row (L-R): Galit Baram, Amanda Hohmann, Jay Harris, Michael Mostyn By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith was pleased and honoured to welcome Galit Baram, the Consul General of Israel to Toronto and Western Canada, to its national office. Continue reading

Emboldening the University Zionist Voice

Aedan O'Connor I wholeheartedly support fellow University Zionists. We are in an intellectual battleground where our ideas are being stifled by the regressive left masquerading as liberalism and free speech. Continue reading
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