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BDS Activists to Headline Hamilton Anti-Racism Conference

A poster for the conference (Eventbrite) October 3, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada HAMILTON – B'nai Brith Canada is disappointed by a local university's refusal to remove a pair of anti-Israel speakers from its lineup for a conference Friday. Continue reading

Iqra Khalid Reappears with Radical Activist Despite Past Apology

Iqra Khalid posing with anti-Israel activist Amin El-Maoued (Facebook) September 27, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An incumbent Mississauga MP and nominated candidate for reelection has reneged on her past apologies by again associating with a radical activist who has incited violence against Jews. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Investigation: Radical Syrian Group Uses Canadian Politicians as Propaganda Tools

A crowd shot from the SSNP website September 26, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Three of this country’s elected officials have attended events associated with the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), B’nai Brith Canada has learned.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Welcomes Groundbreaking UN Antisemitism Report

The headquarters of the United Nations in New York City (Globe & Mail) September 24, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the ground-breaking new report on antisemitism by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Demands NDP Drop Candidate Who Defaced Products

NDP candidate Miranda Gallo defacing products on store shelves (YouTube) September 19, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B'nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by the New Democratic Party's nomination of a candidate who was filmed affixing “warning” labels to Israeli products on Canadian store shelves and encouraging Canadians to boycott them. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Condemns Antisemitic Vandalism Across the Country

One of the campaign signs vandalized with a swastika (Twitter)   September 17, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada condemns the rash of antisemitic vandalism against election-campaign signs and billboards across the country during the past several days. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Releases Exclusive Summary of Major Parties' Positions Ahead of Election

September 16, 2019 OTTAWA – Following the launch of our Elections Centre and the announcement of our upcoming debates, B'nai Brith Canada is pleased to release a summary of the positions of the major political parties ahead of the coming federal election. Continue reading

Parliamentarians and Human Rights Activists Release Action Plan

Mostyn (left), Cotler (centre), and Banai (right) at Sunday's event September 15, 2019 TORONTO – Major initiatives to hold the Iranian regime to account were proposed Sunday by representatives of Justice 88, B'nai Brith Canada, and The Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Elections Guide 2019

  September 13, 2019 OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our online Elections Centre, where voters in the Jewish community can find all the information they may need regarding the coming federal election.  Continue reading

MPP Kaleed Rasheed Rescinds Certificate to Palestine House-Toronto

Ontario MPP Kaleed Rasheed (Twitter) September 11, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The MPP for Mississauga East-Cooksville has rescinded a certificate of appreciation that was extended to a Palestine House–Toronto representative because of past antisemitic tropes and remarks. Continue reading
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