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SIGN OUR PETITION: Keep Holocaust Denier Kevin Barrett Out of Canada

June 20, 2017 By Aidan Fishman Campus Advocacy Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada Kevin Barrett, a notorious Holocaust denier from the United States, has accepted an invitation to address the Toronto al-Quds Day rally on June 24 at Queen’s Park, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. In a bid to protect Canada from foreign hate mongers, B’nai […]

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SIGN OUR PETITION: Keep Holocaust Denier Kevin Barrett Out of Canada

Kevin Barrett, who has been invited to speak at the vehemently anti-Israel al-Quds Day rally in Toronto, continues to engage in Holocaust denial, which both the governments of Ontario and Canada clearly define as an act of antisemitism, as well as promote conspiracy theories blaming the State of Israel and the “Zionist lobby” for the

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Antisemitic Incidents on the Rise in Toronto in Recent Months

June 16, 2017 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – May and June of 2017 have yielded an uptick in antisemitic incidents in the Greater Toronto Area, including three separate incidents near a Jewish elementary school. B’nai Brith Canada, which actively assists victims of antisemitic incidents, has discovered that the following incidents have

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Stats Canada: Hate Crimes Up 5% in 2015, Jews Remain Most Targeted Group

June 13, 2017  By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada With figures consistent with B’nai Brith Canada’s 2015 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, Statistics Canada revealed this week that police-reported hate crimes rose by five per cent that year, with Jews remaining the most-targeted identifiable group. The report also showed an increase in incidents targeting Canada’s Muslim

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B’nai Brith Canada Commends Niagara Region for Voting to Condemn BDS

By Tony Stortz Equity & Diversity Researcher B’nai Brith Canada June 9, 2017 NIAGARA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada strongly commends the Niagara Regional Council after it voted to condemn the antisemitic boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement. On Thursday night, the Council voted 21-2 in favour of the motion to condemn BDS after hearing deputations

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B’nai Brith Denounces MP Niki Ashton for Standing in ‘Solidarity’ with Terrorists

May 18, 2017 By Aidan Fishman Campus Advocacy Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada strongly denounces federal NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton for attending a rally this week in support of Palestinian terrorists and for questioning Israel’s right to exist in a Facebook post. On Tuesday, the MP for Churchill – Keewatinook Aski wrote that she

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Toronto Student Unions Whitewash Terrorism Against Israelis

A rally on May 13, 2017 in solidarity with Palestinian terrorists staging a hunger strike in Israeli prisons was endorsed by the York Federation of Students (YFS) and the University of Toronto Mississauga Students’ Union (UTMSU), B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Hammam Farah, one of the organizers of the rally, described its purpose as “supporting the demands of our heroic prisoners.” Chief among those prisoners is Marwan al-Barghouti, who

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Canadian Labour Congress Must Retract its Resolution on Palestinian Hunger Strike

Thursday, May 11, 2017 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is expressing its strong disappointment after the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) passed an emergency resolution yesterday proclaiming its support of Palestinian prisoners currently engaged in a hunger strike in Israeli prisons. Titled, “CLC Supports Palestinian Prisoners’ Dignity Strike,” the resolution falsely accuses Israel of “illegally detaining” Palestinian

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2016 A Record-Setting Year for Antisemitism in Canada, B’nai Brith Audit Finds

May 9, 2017 TORONTO – The year 2016 was a record-setting year for antisemitism in Canada, B’nai Brith Canada’s Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents has found. Now in its 35th year, the Audit is the definitive and authoritative resource on antisemitism in Canada, cited regularly by law-enforcement agencies, government bodies, and human rights organizations around the world. According to the Audit,

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