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B'nai Brith and U of T Faculty Push Back against Kosher Food Rejection

University of Toronto's University College Building (The Varsity) November 19, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Following B'nai Brith Canada's press release on Sunday, multiple University of Toronto (U of T) faculty members reached out to B'nai Brith seeking to work together in achieving equality for Jewish students in need of kosher food on campus. Continue reading

Kosher Food Drive Violates “Will of the Membership,” Student Union Suggests

University of Toronto's University College Building (The Varsity) November 17, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A Toronto student union has refused to support a drive to make kosher food accessible on campus because its backers are “pro-Israel.” Continue reading

Sign Our Petition - Politician Doubles Down on Support for Terror Leader

MPP Joel Harden maintains his support for a convicted PFLP terrorist (Twitter) November 5, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada is calling on Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath to publicly disavow the pro-terrorist comments made by a member of her caucus. Continue reading

Ontario Politician Goes to Bat for Terrorist Leader

PFLP members display a poster calling for the release of Khalida Jarrar (National News Agency of Lebanon) November 4, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – An Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament has called on Canada to secure the release of a senior member of a Palestinian terrorist group. Continue reading

Mosque-Based Publication Runs Hateful Article by Holocaust Denier

Holocaust denier Kevin Barrett speaking at a 2017 anti-Israel event in Toronto (YouTube) October 31, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A monthly news magazine published from a Toronto-area mosque is alleging that the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's (IHRA) Working Definition of Antisemitism is “a racist, genocidal lie.”  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Disturbed by Federal Funding for Anti-Israel “Voting Guide”

Canadian Muslim Voting Guide: Federal Election 2019 (Sociology Faculty Publications, Wilfred Laurier University) October 25, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply concerned after learning that a federal grant was used to produce a guide instructing Canadian Muslims on how to vote in last Monday's national election. Continue reading

Canada Must Step Up as the United Nations Confronts Antisemitism

The headquarters of the United Nations in New York City (Globe & Mail) October 16, 2019 By Brian HermanDirector of Government RelationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – The United Nations will consider a landmark report tomorrow – Thurs., Oct. 17 – on the global threat of antisemitism, prepared by Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief. Continue reading

Candidates Apologize for Advertising in Antisemitic Newspapers

The front page of a pre-election edition of al-Forqan October 13, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Several federal election candidates have apologized for advertising in two newspapers with a history of promoting terrorism and antisemitism, following advocacy by B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

B'nai Brith to Intervene in Canadian Federation of Students Court Case

(CFS) October 8, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada has been granted intervener status in another important court case. Continue reading

How to Vote Before Shemini Atzeret

An image of a ballot box (Huffington Post) October 4, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith is reminding the Jewish community of its opportunities to vote ahead of Election Day, which falls on the holiday of Shemini Atzeret this year. Continue reading
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