Calls to action

ACT NOW Against Antisemitism at McGill

Dear Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier, In October, thousands of Canadians from coast to coast called on you to take action against antisemitism at McGill University, after Jewish student Noah Lew and two of his peers were unjustly removed from student government. This was only the latest in a string of horrifying incidents targeting Jewish students at McGill during the …

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Say NO to UNESCO’s Anti-Jewish Smear Campaign

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted in favour of a draft decision on ‘”Occupied Palestine,” which ignores the Jewish connection to Jerusalem and Jewish holy sites, referred to throughout the resolution only by their Islamic names. By weighing in on security concerns that have nothing to do with cultural or educational …

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SIGN OUR PETITION: Canada Must Enforce Its Existing Hate Crime Laws

Dear Friends, The time has come for Canada to finally get serious about addressing antisemitism and hatred against its Jewish community. Over the last few years, several clear instances of antisemitic hate crimes have occurred throughout the country, though appropriate charges were never laid. B’nai Brith Canada has been diligent in reporting these hate crimes …

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B’nai Brith Canada Demands Evidence that UNRWA Has Changed

  B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that the Canadian Government provide evidence that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) no longer engages in problematic and dangerous behaviour, and is operating at a standard in line with Canadian values and expectations as it relates to human rights. “To turn over $25 million in aid …

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B’nai Brith Calls for Action in Response to Elizabeth May’s Email

Petition to the Green Party of Canada   On June 22, 2016, B’nai Brith Canada issued a statement informing Canadians about two anti-Israel motions being proposed at the Green Party’s convention in August, one of which is co-sponsored by a representative from Independent Jewish Voices (IJV), while the other was submitted by an IJV member. IJV, as …

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Tell Amazon to Stop Selling Hate Paraphernalia

B’nai Brith Canada has been urging Amazon to better monitor the types of products being offered for sale on their website. Amazon is the world’s largest online marketplace, and as such, the defacto choice for many holiday shoppers. Those shoppers deserve not to be confronted with items bearing messages of hate, racism and antisemitism while …

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