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B’nai Brith Canada lance, élargit son concours annuel d’écriture créative « La Diversité parmi nous »

B’nai Brith Canada est heureux d’annoncer le lancement de son concours annuel d’écriture créative « La Diversité parmi nous » pour les élèves du secondaire. Le concours invite les participants à soumettre leurs propres livres illustrés et originaux, contenant des messages sur les valeurs de diversité et d’inclusion, pour les enfants du primaire. Ce projet en est …

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B’nai Brith Canada Launches, Expands its Annual Diverse Minds Creative Writing Contest

B’nai Brith Canada is excited to announce the launch of its annual Diverse Minds creative writing contest for high school students The contest, which invites participants to submit their own illustrated, original children’s books containing messages on the values of diversity and inclusion, is in its third year in Manitoba and second in the Greater …

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UNRWA Reform: Another Missed Opportunity for Canada

December 21, 2020 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is extremely disappointed that the Government of Canada has announced a renewed financial contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine ‘Refugees’ in the Near East, while falling far short on pressing for major institutional reforms. Today’s announcement fails to address the systemic problems underlying …

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian Central Council in Ramallah, Jan. 14, 2018 (Reuters / Mohamad Torokman)

Court Slams Palestinian “Pay for Slay” Program in Landmark Ruling

December 17, 2020 TORONTO – Canada’s Federal Court has issued a scathing indictment of a Palestinian scheme to incentivize terrorism in a recent immigration case. In a judgment released last week, the Court upheld a decision by the Refugee Appeal Division to deny refugee status to a Palestinian woman over her work for the Palestinian Martyrs’ Families Foundation …

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Thomas Cromwell and Valentina Azarova - PATRICK DOYLE / TORONTO STAR, TWITTER

B’nai Brith Provides Submission to U of T Inquiry

December 16, 2020 TORONTO — Thomas Cromwell, former Supreme Court of Canada Justice, has been appointed by the University of Toronto to inquire into the controversial events surrounding the decision not to hire Valentina Azarova as the head of the Faculty of Law’s International Human Rights Program (IHRP). Over the past few months, B’nai Brith Canada …

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Father Tadeusz Rydzyk, chairman of Radio Maryja (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, File)

Station Severs Ties with Radio Maryja Canada Following B’nai Brith Advocacy

December 14, 2020 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is extremely pleased with the decision of CJMR 1320, a radio station broadcasting to the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), to terminate its business relationship with Radio Maryja Canada. Referring to a letter from B’nai Brith to CJMR 1320 detailing examples of Radio Maryja’s antisemitic statements broadcast around …

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Let’s Demand Justice for the Uyghur People

December 10, 2020 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the public to demand justice for the Uyghur people, including an end to the Chinese government’s persecution of the Uyghurs and other minorities. In a virtual event Thursday, Ran Ukashi, National Director of B’nai Brith’s League for Human Rights, moderated a panel discussing the …

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Hate for sale this holiday season

Hate for sale this holiday season December 3, 2015, TORONTO — More than two years after B’nai Brith first notified Amazon about the sale of disturbing hate paraphernalia on its online store, the retail giant continues to ignore its corporate moral and ethical responsibility to Canadian consumers. “B’nai Brith brought this issue to Amazon’s attention …

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Paris attacks highlight critical need to screen out those with radical Jihadist views

Paris attacks highlight critical need to screen out those with radical Jihadist views November 15, 2015, TORONTO — Reports of a Syrian passport found at the scene of one of the terror attacks in Paris highlight the ever increasing need to properly screen all individuals entering Canada, warns B’nai Brith Canada. Greek authorities have reported …

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Topham found guilty of promoting hatred against Jews

Topham found guilty of promoting hatred against Jews Arthur Topham, 68, of British Columbia has been convicted of promoting hatred against the Jewish people through his website. B’nai Brith was among the first complainants to reach out to the RCMP regarding Topham’s postings which have been replete with racist attacks against the Jewish community. For …

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