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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

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
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