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Top Bernier Advisor Defends Nazi Sympathizers, Promotes Conspiracy Theories

People’s Party of Canada spokesperson Martin Masse (right) endorsed discriminatory views (Photo Credit: CBC) Feb. 6, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – The Canadian government is a “mafia” cartel. Continue reading

Islamic Charity Directly Linked to Institute Promoting Antisemitism and Homophobia, B’nai Brith Investigation Finds

A quote from Imam Zafar Bangash in Ontario-based newsmagazine “Crescent International,” published worldwide Jan. 29, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada Staff RICHMOND HILL, Ont. – A B’nai Brith Canada investigation has led to our conclusion that a local Islamic leader is abusing his platforms to promote antisemitism and homophobia through an international newsmagazine, which is directly affiliated to a Canadian charity and television show.  Continue reading

Malaysia Stripped Of Hosting World Para Swimming Championships

Petitions from B’nai Brith Canada and others lead world Paralympic body to relocate competition Jan. 27, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Thanks to a mounting worldwide campaign, including a petition from B’nai Brith Canada that garnered more than 1,500 signatures, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today that Malaysia will be stripped of its role as host of the World Para Swimming Championships in July after barring all Israeli athletes from participating. Continue reading

Editor, Publisher of “Your Ward News” Found Guilty of Promoting Hatred Against Jews, Women

A front-page cover of “Your Ward News” Jan. 24, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – James Sears and Leroy St. Germaine, the editor and publisher of racist, antisemitic and misogynistic newspaper Your Ward News, have been convicted of wilful promotion of hatred against Jews and women. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Urges Paralympic Bodies to Take Action Against Malaysian Antisemitism

Jan. 22, 2019 By Marty YorkChief Media Relations & Communications OfficerB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada is calling on the Canadian and International Paralympic Committees to reject rabid and blatant antisemitism from the Prime Minister of Malaysia, who is barring Israeli athletes from competing in the World Para Swimming Championships in his country this July. Continue reading

On the Legal Status of Jewish Refugees from Islamic Countries

Young Jews stand next to Egypt's Pyramids of Giza, 1943 Jan. 15, 2019 NEW YORK – Last month, human rights expert David Matas, who serves as B’nai Brith Canada's senior legal counsel, delivered an address to the International Conference on Displacements of Jewish Communal Life in Islamic Lands and Cultural Reconstruction in Israel. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada's Year in Review 2018

Dec. 23, 2018 It was a long and tumultuous year for Canada’s Jewish community in 2018, with anti-Jewish sentiment emanating from radical Islamists, neo-Nazis and white supremacists, and both sides of the political spectrum. For B’nai Brith Canada, it was a noteworthy year as we doubled down in our ongoing efforts to wipe out racism, antisemitism and hatred, culminating in a series of successful campaigns that set important precedents for the future of our community. If you support our vital work, please consider making a tax-deductible donation. Continue reading

Europe Must Follow Canada’s Example in Labelling Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

A Hezbollah terror tunnel Dec. 18, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – As the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) prepares to discuss Wednesday the recent Hezbollah terror tunnels attempting to infiltrate Israel, B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the European Union to follow Canada’s example in listing both Hezbollah’s political and military wings as terrorist entities. Continue reading

Hamas Has Praised the Murder of an Infant Child. Is the UN Ready to Condemn Now?

On Wednesday, the son of Canadian-Israeli Amichai Ish-Ran (left) and his wife Shira (right) passed away after fighting for his life Dec. 12, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – On Sunday evening, two Palestinian gunmen opened fire at a crowded bus station, wounding a 21-year-old pregnant woman, her husband (a Canadian-Israeli citizen) and five others. Continue reading

Survey Showing Persistent Antisemitism in Europe a Grave Warning for Canada, B’nai Brith Says

British Jews hold a protest against Jeremy Corbyn and the UK Labour Party in central London on March 26, 2018 (Photo Credit: AFP) Dec. 10, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – A major survey of Jews in Europe has painted a harrowing account of what it’s like to be Jewish in the European Diaspora. Continue reading
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