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B’nai Brith recommande des amendements à la Loi des Universités pour lutter contre l’antisémitisme

CLICK HERE FOR ENGLISH Le 16 avril, 2024 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada a comparu mardi devant le Comité permanent de la politique sociale (CPPS) de l’Assemblée législative de l’Ontario pour formuler des recommandations clés visant à modifier la législation afin de lutter contre l’antisémitisme sur les campus universitaires. B’nai Brith faisait partie des groupes […]

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B’nai Brith Recommends Amendments to the Universities Act to Combat Antisemitism

Cliquez ici pour le français April 16, 2024 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada appeared Tuesday before the Ontario Legislative Assembly’s Standing Committee on Social Policy (SCSP) to make key recommendations to amend legislation to help  combat antisemitism on university campuses. B’nai Brith was among groups consulted for feedback on the proposed Bill 166. Among other things, B’nai Brith called for

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L’université Mount Royal se dissocie du prix de la paix de Calgary

CLICK HERE FOR ENGLISH Le 16 mai 2023 CALGARY – Les membres de la communauté juive ont été outrés d’apprendre récemment que le Prix de la paix de Calgary sera décerné plus tard cette semaine à Mohammed El-Kurd, un homme qui a célébré les kamikazes comme des « martyrs », qui a ouvertement comparé l’État d’Israël

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Mount Royal University Disassociates Itself from Calgary Peace Prize

Cliquez ici pour le français May 16, 2023 CALGARY – Members of the Jewish community were outraged to learn recently that the Calgary Peace Prize will be awarded later this week to Mohammed El-Kurd, a man who celebrated suicide bombers as “martyrs”, openly compared the State of Israel to the Nazi regime in Germany, celebrated the deadly

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L’Université de Toronto continue de geler les frais d’inscription des étudiants pour cause de soutien au BDS

CLICK HERE FOR ENGLISH Le 15 mai 2023 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada félicite l’Université de Toronto (U de T) pour sa décision de continuer à retenir une partie des frais de scolarité des étudiants alloués au Syndicat des étudiants diplômés (SED). Ces frais, retenus l’an dernier par l’Université de Toronto dans le cadre d’une

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U of T Continues to Freeze Student Fees Over BDS Support

Cliquez ici pour le français May 15, 2023 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada commends the University of Toronto (U of T) for a decision to continue withholding a portion of students’ tuition fees allocated to the Graduate Student’s Union (GSU). These fees, withheld in a precedent-setting development by the U of T last year, will

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Protesting the CPSM Proposal

In a strongly worded letter, B’nai Brith demanded that the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Manitoba (CPSM) drop its proposal that would ban CPSM members from performing circumcisions outside of a medical clinic or hospital. If enacted, this would constitute a significant infringement on the important Jewish lifecycle event of Brit Milah. Jewish circumcisions

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More U of T Professors Sign Letter Demanding Kosher Food on Campus

December 1, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada has intensified its demand that the University of Toronto (U of T) address concerns raised by a large number of faculty members about antisemitism on campus. In the aftermath of last month’s kosher food debacle, efforts by a group of nearly 60 faculty members to work

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York Must Take Action against Anti-Israel Rioters

November 26, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that York University act against the student club that organized last week’s riot against a pro-Israel event – but we need YOUR help to make it happen. On Nov. 20, an enraged mob tried to prevent a panel featuring Israeli reservists from taking place on campus.

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Anti-Israel Mob Fails to Block Event at York University

November 20, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An attempt to shut down a pro-Israel event on a Toronto university campus has failed. Members of Reservists on Duty, an organization that tours North American campuses “to speak with knowledge and confidence on behalf of Israel,” were hosted by Herut Canada at York University’s main campus on Wednesday evening. Earlier in

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