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Jewish Institutions Hit by Hate Mail Calling for Expulsion from Canada

Antisemitic hate mail received by the Jewish Federation of Victoria and Vancouver Island on Feb. 16, 2018 Feb. 22, 2017 By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director, League for Human Rights B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – At least three Jewish institutions across Canada received antisemitic hate mail during the past week calling to “expel the Jews to the lake of fire,” B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

McGill Admits Mistakes in Antisemitism Report; B'nai Brith Demands New Investigation 

McGill University Feb. 21, 2018 MONTREAL – Administrators at McGill University are acknowledging that a recent antisemitism report contains factual errors, B’nai Brith Canada has learned.  Continue reading

Potential Cuts to Intellectually Handicapped Clients at the Miriam Home in Montreal Sets Off Alarms

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Feb. 20, 2018 MONTREAL - Reports have surfaced that the Miriam Home, which services the intellectually handicapped and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Jewish- and English-speaking community, will have some of their services cut. Continue reading

Massive Defeat for Anti-Israel Forces as Pro-BDS Resolution Stalls at NDP Convention

  Feb. 16, 2018  By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director, League for Human Rights B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – In a massive setback for Canada’s anti-Israel camp, a resolution aiming to eliminate Israel as a Jewish State will not be voted on by NDP members at this weekend’s national convention in Ottawa. Continue reading

Vancouver Imam Rails Against “Malevolent Jews” in Public Prayer Session

Caption (Screengrab of a video featuring Imam Tarek Ramadan leading a call to prayer at an anti-Israel rally in Vancouver Feb. 15, 2018  By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director League for Human Rights B'nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – A Vancouver imam is in hot water once again after he was caught condemning “the malevolent Jews” and calling for the destruction of “the enemies of Islam” at a downtown anti-Israel protest. Continue reading

Tell the NDP: Don't Single Out Israel

Feb. 14, 2018 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Canadians should be concerned that the country's third-largest political party will be asked to consider voting for a resolution that aims to eliminate Israel as a Jewish State. Continue reading

Sign Up for B'nai Brith's 2018 Human Rights Initiative Grant

Feb. 9, 2018 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada-Midwest Region and The League for Human Rights are now accepting applicants for its 2018 Human Rights Initiative Grant in Manitoba. Continue reading

Help B'nai Brith Deliver Purim Food Bags to the Needy!

Feb. 8, 2018 Attention drivers in the Greater Toronto Area: B'nai Brith Canada needs YOUR help! Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Representatives Testify on Terrorism Overhaul

B'nai Brith Canada's Michael Mostyn and David Matas testifying at the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security on Feb. 9, 2018. Feb. 8, 2018 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA– B’nai Brith Canada representatives Michael Mostyn (Chief Executive Officer) and David Matas (Senior Legal Counsel) testified before the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security Thursday regarding Bill C-59, an act that would alter Canada’s approach to combating terrorism. Continue reading

Transport Minister Garneau Expands Upon New Agreement with Israel

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Feb. 7, 2018 MONTREAL – Marc Garneau is no stranger to the State of Israel. He has been to the Jewish State four times now. Continue reading
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