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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

Despite Support from Canada, U.S., UN Fails to Pass Anti-Hamas Resolution

Dec. 7, 2018  This article was originally published on JNS.org. NEW YORK – The United Nations rejected a resolution on Thursday that required a two-thirds majority to pass condemning the terrorist group Hamas for launching rockets from Gaza into Israel in addition to its infrastructure such as building tunnels to infiltrate and attack the Jewish state. Continue reading

WATCH: MPs Pay Tribute to Jewish Refugees in House of Commons

MPs David Sweet (left) and Marco Mendicino (right) give statements in the House of Commons on Nov. 30, 2018 Nov. 30, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – MPs David Sweet (Flamborough—Glanbrook, Conservatives) and Marco Mendicino (Mount Royal, Liberals) both made statements in the House of Commons Friday to commemorate the Day to Mark the Departure and Expulsion of Jews from Arab Countries and Iran, also known as “Jewish Refugee Day.” Continue reading

Adopt Our Action Plan, B’nai Brith Canada Urges in Response to StatsCan Hate-Crimes Report

Swastikas drawn in the snow in a Jewish neighbourhood north of Toronto in November Nov. 28, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Statistics Canada has released its dossier on police-reported hate crimes for the year 2017 – and the results confirm a worrying trend highlighted in B’nai Brith Canada’s 2017 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, the authoritative document on antisemitism in Canada. Continue reading

This Giving Tuesday, Help B'nai Brith Canada Support Our Community

Dear Friends, Today is Giving Tuesday, when we support charitable causes that are near and dear to our hearts. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: Canadian Federation of Students Must Rescind Discriminatory BDS Resolution

BDS activists outside Concordia University in Montreal Nov. 20, 2018 OTTAWA – Last Friday, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) voted in favour of a resolution endorsing the discriminatory boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, which has had a damaging effect on Jewish and pro-Israel students across Canada – and the world. Continue reading

Montreal Police Issue Warrant for Alleged Neo-Nazi and Hate Propagandist

Gabriel Sohier Chaput a.k.a. "Charles Zeiger"  Nov. 12, 2018 By Janna Minikovich and Ran UkashiB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to learn that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Gabriel Sohier Chaput, a Montreal-area man alleged to be a neo-Nazi and hate propagandist. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: Urge Government to Immediately Deport Nazi Helmut Oberlander

Helmut Oberlander Nov. 8, 2018 By Daniel Koren & Marty YorkB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized in the House of Commons for Canada’s failures toward Jewish refugees during the Holocaust, the federal government is now in position to deport Nazi Helmut Oberlander. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Welcomes PM Trudeau Apology, Urges Government Plan to Combat Antisemitism

The MS St. Louis Nov. 7, 2018 By Marty York & Daniel KorenB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is welcoming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology to the Jewish community. Still, the organization is again urging the federal government to adopt a concrete, national action plan to fight antisemitism. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Lauds Montreal Hate Crimes Unit for Charging Man with Incitement to Hatred

Screenshot of Robert Gosselin's antisemitic Facebook posts Oct. 31, 2018 By Ran UkashiNational Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is commending the Montreal Hate Crimes Unit after it swiftly charged a purveyor of antisemitic content online with voluntarily inciting hatred towards an identifiable group. Continue reading
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