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Questionable Decision: Government to Provide up to $25-million to UNRWA

August 24, 2017 By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada The Canadian Government announced Thursday that it will continue to supply support of up to $25-million to Palestinian refugees via the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Continue reading

Niki Ashton Responds to B'nai Brith Advocacy, Cuts Off Endorsement by Holocaust Denier

Niki Ashton August 22, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - Earlier today, B'nai Brith Canada issued a press release ‎calling on NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton to reject the endorsements of Nazih Khatatba, who has a history of promoting Holocaust denial. Continue reading

NDP Leadership Candidate Endorsed by Holocaust-Denying Community Leader and Newspaper

Niki Ashton stands with Nazih Khatatba at an August 11 fundraiser in Mississauga (Source: Facebook)  August 22, 2017 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton has been endorsed by a controversial Canadian-Palestinian figure with a history of Holocaust denial. Continue reading

Winnipeg Graffiti Promotes Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory

Graffiti discovered in Winnipeg August 16, 2017WINNIPEG – Graffiti promoting an antisemitic conspiracy theory has been found in a broad area of southern Winnipeg. Continue reading

AEPi Names B'nai Brith Canada as its First Canadian Philanthropic Partner

August 11, 2017 By Daniel Koren and Tevy PilcMedia Coordinator | Staff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada  TORONTO/INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time in its 104-year history, international Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) has chosen a Canadian charity – B'nai Brith Canada – as one of its philanthropic partners. Continue reading

How to Combat Calgary’s Kosher Food Shortage

August 8, 2017 By Samantha Hamilton Indigenous Rights Researcher B'nai Brith Canada CALGARY – In cities such as Toronto and Montreal, home to the largest Jewish communities in Canada, locating kosher food is more or less a simple task. In Western Canadian cities such as Calgary, however, where Jews have also experienced a long and storied history, the high expense of kosher meat is a limiting factor for those who would like to keep kosher – but simply cannot afford it. Continue reading

Mississauga Protesters Incite Hatred Toward Jews

  Click the image above to watch footage from the protests By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada July 28, 2017MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that Peel Regional Police open an investigation into a July 22 protest in Mississauga, Ont., wherein participants incited violence and promoted hatred against the Jewish community. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Urges Russia to Comply with Request from Wallenberg Family

By Tevy PilcWriter/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada July 26, 2017 B'nai Brith Canada is urging the Russian government to comply with legal action taken by the family of World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg to provide information and documentation surrounding his mysterious disappearance and death in a Soviet prison in 1947.  Continue reading

Victory! Publisher Issues Replacement Page of Textbook Accusing Israel of Using Child Soldiers

  Dear Friends,  We wanted you to be the first to hear about B’nai Brith Canada’s latest victory in the fight against anti-Israel propaganda.  You’ve probably heard about B’nai Brith’s investigation into the case of a Grade 6 Social Studies textbook called Canada and the Global Community that falsely accuses Israel of using “child soldiers.” While about 800 elementary schools in Ontario have been using copies of this textbook for the past three years, B’nai Brith has been ardently campaigning to have them corrected before students return to school in September. Continue reading

Arrest Warrant Issued in Montreal for Hate-Preaching Imam

Sheikh Muhammad ibn Musa Al Nasr at the Dar al-Arkam Mosque in Montreal (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) July 16, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – A Quebec judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of Palestinian-Jordanian Imam Sheikh Muhammad ibn Musa Al Nasr following a B'nai Brith complaint. During a sermon, Al Nasr called Jews "the worst of mankind" and expressed his hope that Muslims would slaughter them on Judgment Day. Continue reading
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