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Calls To Action

Sign Our Petition to Revoke SAIA York’s Club Status

Rhonda Lenton Office of the President 1050 Kaneff Tower 4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON  M3J 1P3   Dear Professor Lenton,    We, the undersigned, demand that the York University administration immediately revoke the club status of Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) York, pending a full investigation into the events of Nov. 20, 2019. Continue reading

Combatting Antisemitism – From Charlevoix to Biarritz

An image of Biarritz (PlanetWare) August 23, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada is this country’s oldest national Jewish organization, founded in 1875, with a long history of defending the human rights of Canadian Jews, and all Canadians regardless of religious affiliation. We advocate for the interests of the grassroots Jewish community in Canada and for their rights such as freedom of conscience and religion. Continue reading

Canada Must Suspend Its UNRWA Funding Now

A Palestinian man protests outside an UNRWA office in the Gaza Strip (AFP/Archives)   July 31, 2019 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that the Government of Canada immediately suspend its support for UNRWA, after yet another setback hit the scandal-prone United Nations body. Continue reading

PETITION: ICNA Must Remove Hateful Speakers from its Toronto Conference

***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Sept. 26, 2018 Tahir Alvi, PresidentIslamic Circle of North America – Canada391 Burnhamthorpe Road EastOakville, ONL6H 7B4 Dear President Alvi, Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Gets Results – But We Need Your Support

Aug. 20, 2018 As the voice of grassroots Jewry in this country, B’nai Brith Canada acts on behalf of human rights and galvanizes our community to react whenever there is an incident or event that merits our condemnation, advocacy or support. Continue reading

PETITION: MP Iqra Khalid Must Apologize for Rewarding Activist Linked to Hate Rally

Mississauga-Erin Mills MP Iqra Khalid: Tone deaf to antisemitism (Photo Credit: CBC) ***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Aug. 15, 2018 To Iqra KhalidMP, Mississauga-Erin Mills Dear Ms. Khalid, Continue reading

An Open Letter to Chrystia Freeland: Promoting Religious Freedom Means Combating Antisemitism

July 23, 2018 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P.Minister of Foreign AffairsLester B. Pearson Building125 Sussex DriveOttawa, ONK1A 0G2 Dear Minister Freeland, This coming week, United States Secretary of State Pompeo will host a critical Ministerial meeting on religious freedom. This meeting offers Canada an opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to an objective we wholly share with you – protecting and promoting the right to freedom of religion or belief for all, globally. Continue reading

How Can You Help this Passover?

Dear Friends, This Passover, as we sit at the Seder table surrounded by friends and loved ones, I urge you to support our community by making a contribution to Canada's oldest self-funded and independent Jewish organization: B'nai Brith Canada. 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

Help B’nai Brith Canada Feed the Needy This Purim

Dear Friends, Each year before Purim and Chanukah, volunteers help B’nai Brith Canada package and deliver holiday-themed food bags to the most vulnerable members of our community, including seniors and individuals with disabilities. Continue reading
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