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B’nai Brith Canada’s Volunteer of the Month: The Sadeh Family

B’nai Brith Canada has introduced a new feature that is being posted regularly at www.bnaibrith.ca/volunteer-with-us. This feature allows us to pay tribute and express gratitude to exceptional volunteers who have given their time and energy to further the missions of our grassroots, human-rights organization. We are grateful and proud of — Alon and Helen Sadeh …

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B’nai Brith Canada Rejects Allegations by Teachers’ Union

An image of the University of Toronto April 30, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the University of Toronto’s support of recommendations made recently by former Supreme Court Justice Thomas Cromwell – but rejects the inappropriate censure of the university by the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT). These sentiments were expressed clearly in …

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B’nai Brith Canada Welcomes New Report Concerning U of T

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the publication of The Honourable Thomas A. Cromwell’s Independent Review of the Search Process for the Directorship of the International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. We are proud to have contributed to this report. B’nai Brith Canada made written submissions, in December 2020, as noted in Appendix B …

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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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B’nai Brith Anti-terrorism Petition Introduced in Ontario Legislature

November 21, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A formal petition by B’nai Brith Canada has been presented in the Ontario legislature. Gila Martow, MPP for Thornhill, introduced the petition to her parliamentary colleagues on Monday, Nov. 18. The petition addresses the issue of Joel Harden, the MPP for Ottawa Centre who B’nai Brith recently exposed for having made statements demanding the release of …

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BDS Activists to Headline Hamilton Anti-Racism Conference

October 3, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada HAMILTON – B’nai Brith Canada is disappointed by a local university’s refusal to remove a pair of anti-Israel speakers from its lineup for a conference Friday. Azeezah Kanji and Atif Kubursi are scheduled to speak at McMaster University’s “Gandhi 150 – Waging Action on Hate and Racism” conference, even though they are open and …

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Iqra Khalid Reappears with Radical Activist Despite Past Apology

September 27, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An incumbent Mississauga MP and nominated candidate for reelection has reneged on her past apologies by again associating with a radical activist who has incited violence against Jews. A photo received by B’nai Brith Canada shows Iqra Khalid posing at a recent event in the home of Amin El-Maoued, a …

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Attention: Calling All Ontario Students!

July 26, 2019 This year, Ontario students have a unique opportunity to deny funding to one of Canada’s most prominent supporters of the antisemitic BDS movement. But you need to act quickly. Join B’nai Brith Canada, Hasbara Fellowships Canada, StandWithUs Canada, and AEPI in opting out of fees to the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS), and …

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