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Toronto-Area Imam Suggests “Zionists” Behind New Zealand Mosque Massacre

Imam Zafar Bangash speaks at the 2019 al-Quds Day Rally in Toronto Continue reading

Sign Threatening Massacre of Jews Brandished at Toronto al-Quds Day Rally

A sign brandished at the 2019 Toronto al-Quds Day rally (Photo Credit: BlazingCatFur) June 2, 2019 TORONTO – A sign alluding to a historical massacre of Jews was carried openly at the annual al-Quds Day hatefest in downtown Toronto on Saturday afternoon. Continue reading

Toronto al-Quds Organizer Promotes Antisemitic Content Online

An image shared on Facebook by a Toronto al-Quds Day organizer May 30, 2019 TORONTO – An official organizer of Toronto’s annual al-Quds Day hatefest has spread antisemitic conspiracy theories online, a B’nai Brith Canada investigation has revealed. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Reiterates Opposition to Bill 21 in Proposal to Quebec National Assembly

Les citoyens manifestent contre le projet de loi 21 à Montréal/Protestors demonstrate against Bill 21 in Montreal QUEBEC – Alors que la province de Québec se prépare à adopter une nouvelle loi interdisant les employés de la fonction publique d’afficher des symboles religieux, B’nai Brith Canada réitère son opposition dans des mémoires détaillés à la Commission des institutions de l’Assemblée nationale du Québec. Continue reading

'We Take Direction from Palestinian Leadership,' IJV Representative Admits

Flyer advertising anti-Israel rally in Toronto on May 18 May 21, 2019 TORONTO – A representative of the “Independent Jewish Voices” (IJV) fringe group admitted Saturday that the organization takes its direction from Palestinians and not members of Canada’s grassroots Jewish community. Continue reading

Canadian 'Human Rights' Group Promotes Antisemitism, Invites Terror Supporters to Anti-Israel Protest

Firas Al Najim (left), Yisroel Dovid Weiss (centre), and Abbas Hamideh (right) May 15, 2019 TORONTO – After promoting an antisemitic video at a local synagogue, a Mississauga, Ont.-based group that refers to itself as the “Canadian Defenders for Human Rights” (CD4HR) has invited at least two Americans with a history of supporting terror groups to speak at its anti-Israel protest in Toronto on Monday. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Reiterates Call for Government to Work with Euro-Atlantic Allies to Fight Antisemitism

Poles demonstrate against the U.S. Senate's Holocaust Restitution Bill on May 11, 2019 May 14, 2019 By Josh AzizaResearch AssociateB'nai Brith Canada  OTTAWA – In the wake of several antisemitic protests in Poland last weekend, B’nai Brith Canada is reiterating its call for Canada’s federal government to work with its Euro-Atlantic allies to combat antisemitism. Continue reading

Court Grants B'nai Brith Canada Intervener Status in Israeli Wines Case

May 14, 2019 TORONTO – The League for Human Rights, B’nai Brith Canada’s advocacy arm, has been granted intervener status in an upcoming court case concerning the labelling of Israeli products in Canada. Continue reading

Terror Groups Clash over Toronto-Area Palestinian Election

May 8, 2019 MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – A recent election for control of a Palestinian community centre in Mississauga, Ont., was reportedly contested by slates backed by two separate terror organizations. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Reps Propose Outline to House of Commons on Combating Online Hate

MP Arif Virani, B'nai Brith Canada reps David Matas and Brian Herman, MP Anthony Housefather, MP Tracey Ramsey, and MP Michael Barrett in Ottawa May 2, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Recommendations on how to better combat online hatred were made Thursday by B’nai Brith Canada representatives to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. Continue reading
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