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Prominent Israeli Arab Slams Basel Ghattas for Anti-Israel Tour of Canada

Former Israeli-Arab MK Talab al-Sana (Credit: Matanya Tausig/Flash90) The anti-Israel tour of Canada by Arab Member of Knesset Basel Ghattas is being harshly criticized not only by Israeli Jewish politicians, but by a major figure in Israel’s Arab community. Continue reading

Jewish Olympic Athletes We Shepped Nachas For in Rio

Israeli bronze medallists in judo Yarden Gerbi and Or Sasson  By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada Nearly 1,000 medals were awarded in the Olympic Games, which concluded Sunday night. Here’s a look back at the accomplishments and important stories of Jewish athletes who participated in the Olympics in Rio. Continue reading

Israeli-Arab Politician Set to Speak at Venues with Antisemitic Histories

  Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Basel Ghattas is set to address two Ontario organizations with a history of promoting antisemitism and anti-Israel conspiracy theories. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Information Makes Waves in Israeli Knesset

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada  Members of Knesset from at least three Israeli political parties are suggesting that an Israeli-Arab parliamentarian should be expelled because of his anti-Israel and antisemitic activities in Canada, The Jerusalem Post is reporting.  Continue reading

Green Party Sends Email to Members Questioning Anti-Israel Boycott Endorsement

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada Green Party of Canada members have received an email from one of their highest-ranking officials asking them to reconsider the party’s adoption of the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) at last Sunday’s convention in Ottawa. Continue reading

Sobey's Investigating BDS Sticker Found on Sabra Hummus Container in Thornhill

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada A supermarket north of Toronto was the victim of antisemitic vandalism this weekend. Continue reading

School Board Suspends Mississauga Teacher Who Praised Terrorists

Mississauga, Ontario teacher Nadia Shoufani speaks at the al-Quds Day rally in Toronto on July 2, 2016. (Credit YouTube) The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board has announced that it has suspended with pay Nadia Shoufani, a teacher from St. Catherine of Siena Separate School who, as first reported by CIJNews, praised terrorists at the Toronto al-Quds Day hatefest in July. Continue reading

Taxpayer Dollars Fund Antisemitic Conference

A screenshot of the "Terrorizm, Wahabbism, Zionism" event page on the World Social Forum website The World Social Forum (WSF), which is set to begin in Montreal on August 9th, is being used as a platform to promote antisemitism using public funds, reports B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

Former Green Party President Reacts to Party Endorsement of BDS: “It’s Sickening"

Former Green Party president Paul Estrin By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada Paul Estrin, the former president of the Green Party of Canada, expressed severe concerns over the party’s endorsement of the boycott movement against Israel at its convention this past weekend. Continue reading

B’nai Brith, JNF Irate over Green Party’s Anti-Israel Policy

  During its weekend convention in Ottawa, the Green Party of Canada added support for the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) to its official roster of policies.  Continue reading
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