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B’nai Brith Condemns Canadian Government’s Decision to Fund UNRWA

  B’nai Brith Canada is outraged that the Government of Canada has committed $25-million in funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) – an organization previously criticized for its ties to the Hamas terrorist organization – without addressing the agency's long history of incitement. Continue reading

U of T Graduate Students Reject Permanent BDS Committee

University of Toronto On Tuesday, Nov. 15, the General Council of the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) rejected a proposal to transform its “BDS Ad Hoc Committee” into a permanent fixture of the organization. The vote needed a ⅔ majority in order to pass, but was defeated by a decisive margin of 34-17, with 11 abstentions. Continue reading

Antisemitic Vandals Target Jewish Sites in Montreal, Ottawa

Ottawa rabbi Anna Maranta found a swastika and racist slur spray-painted in red on her front door (Credit: Facebook) Over the past few days, Jewish sites in both Montreal and Ottawa have been targeted with an unusually heavy barrage of antisemitic vandalism. Continue reading

Global News Interviews B'nai Brith Canada CEO on Toronto Teenager's Antisemitism

Hate crime complaints have been made to multiple Ontario police departments against a Toronto teenager over anitsemitic and racist videos she posted on YouTube. Veronica Bouchard, 19, who goes by Veronica Evalion online, has built a large following as a result of her videos, which contain amtisemitic messages and racial slurs. Global News Toronto Senior Reporter Christina Stevens spoke with B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn on the matter in a report below. Continue reading

York U Vows to Stop Circulation of Antisemitic Publication

Screenshot of Your Ward News York University has vowed to stop the circulation of Your Ward News – a publication deemed by various human rights groups as antisemitic, racist and homophobic – after copies of it were widely distributed on York’s Keele campus.    Continue reading

BDS Stickers Deface Sodastream Products in Winnipeg

A BDS sticker is found on a Sodastream box at a Hudson's Bay at the Polo Park mall in Winnipeg By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG - Stickers supporting and encouraging the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS) against Israel have been discovered defacing products in two department stores in one of the largest malls in Winnipeg. Continue reading

Message to U of T: Actions Speak Louder Than Words When Condemning Antisemitism

University of Toronto signs defaced with swastikas in October 2016 By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB’nai Brith Canada In response to recent antisemitic vandalism on campus, the University of Toronto reiterated in a news release Thursday that it deplores "abhorrent acts" of antisemitism and will support those affected.  Continue reading

Proof Positive: Professor Anthony Hall Teaches Holocaust Denial and Jewish Conspiracies

What you're about to see is footage from a webinar orchestrated and delivered by Professor Anthony Hall in his Globalization Studies class at Lethbridge University. Continue reading

UNESCO Resolution Falls into Trap of Palestinian Incitement

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) voted Thursday in favour of a draft decision on "Occupied Palestine," which ignores the Jewish connection to Jerusalem and Jewish holy sites, referred to throughout the resolution only by their Islamic names. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Applauds Halifax Pride for Voting Against Anti-Israel Resolution

Canadians take part in Halifax Pride Parade (Credit: HalifaxPride.com)   By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is lauding the Halifax Pride Society after its members voted to defeat a resolution aiming to oust a pro-Israel campaign from a Halifax Pride event at its annual general meeting Wednesday. The resolution to remove Size Doesn’t Matter, which promotes LGBTQ life in Israel and tourism in Tel Aviv, was defeated by a majority vote of 210 to 106, with five abstentions. Continue reading
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