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Write Your MP: The IRGC Must Be Listed As A Terrorist Organization

Dec. 1, 2020 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is calling on members of the public to contact their local Members of Parliament and demand that Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) be immediately listed as a terrorist group in its entirety. Continue reading

Join Canada's New Network for Legal Professionals and Students

November 27, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is excited to announce the launch of an important new Toronto-based Jewish law society. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Applauds New Government Envoy to Fight Antisemitism

An image of Irwin Cotler (Globe and Mail) November 25, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is applauding the federal government's announcement Thursday that it will establish a position to help combat antisemitism. Continue reading

B.C. Imam: Jews Are “Monkeys and Pigs,” Prays for Their Destruction

Shaykh Younus Kathrada (Facebook) November 24, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada Victoria, B.C. – B’nai Brith Canada has reached out to police following the revelation of another act of incitement by a firebrand religious figure. Continue reading

B.C. Hatemonger Sentenced for Breach of Probation

An antisemitic image posted to the internet by Arthur Topham November 22, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada QUESNEL, B.C. – Convicted B.C. hatemonger Arthur Topham has been sentenced to a 30-day conditional sentence plus three years probation, after failing to comply with the terms of his previous probation. Continue reading

Quebec Premier Must Address Needs of the Jewish Community

An image of Quebec Premier Francois Legault Pour le français, voir ci-dessous…. November 20, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is very disappointed in the Government of Quebec’s lack of consideration towards the Jewish community, as it relates to the newly released plan on December holiday gatherings.   Continue reading

Jewish Organizations Deplore Canada’s Decision to Support Biased UN Resolution

The headquarters of the United Nations in New York City (BBC) November 19, 2020 OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada joined with The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) in expressing deep disappointment with the Canadian government’s decision today to vote in favour of a U.N. General Assembly resolution that affirms Palestinian self-determination, while failing to affirm Jewish self-determination in the indigenous and ancestral homeland of the Jewish people, intentionally erasing historical Jewish connections to Jerusalem – including the Western Wall, Judaism’s holiest site. Continue reading

Nazi-Named Street To Be Renamed Following B'nai Brith Advocacy

The street sign honouring Third Reich Naval Captain Hans Langsdorff (Photo by Adam Wiseman) November 17, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada AJAX, Ont. - Following B'nai Brith Canada and community advocacy, a street named after a Nazi battleship captain will be renamed. Continue reading

Major Jewish Groups to PM: Return to Principled Voting at UN

The headquarters of the United Nations in New York City (BBC) November 16, 2020 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center have joined the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) in formally writing to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, urging the Government of Canada to return to its principled and unequivocal opposition to the annual United Nations General Assembly basket of resolutions entitled "The Question of Palestine." Continue reading

B’nai Brith Backs Motion to Rename Street Honouring Nazi Captain

The street sign honouring Third Reich Naval Captain Hans Langsdorff (Photo by Adam Wiseman) November 11, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada AJAX, Ont. - As the nation marks Remembrance Day, B’nai Brith Canada is lending its full support to an upcoming motion by councillors in Ajax to rename a street dedicated to a Nazi battleship captain who fought in the Second World War. Continue reading
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