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Self-Proclaimed Israeli Boycott Activist Seeks Asylum in Canada

By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada Gilad Paz, an activist affiliated with the boycott and sanctions campaign against Israel, has applied for asylum in Canada. Continue reading

NDP Deputy Leader Facilitates Pro-Shoufani Press Conference at Queen’s Park

MPP Jagmeet Singh, Deputy Leader of the Ontario NDP  The Deputy Leader of the Ontario NDP booked space for a press conference held last Wednesday at Queen’s Park that was aimed at defending controversial teacher Nadia Shoufani, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Green Party Announces Special Meeting to Reconsider Anti-Israel Boycott Movement

Green Party of Canada leader Elizabeth May speaks at a press conference where she announced her intention to stay on as party leader on August 22, 2016 (Credit: CBC)  By Aidan Fishman,Campus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada Mere weeks after the Green Party voted to adopt the antisemitic boycott movement against Israel (BDS) at its annual convention, Party Leader Elizabeth May has announced a special general meeting to reconsider the resolution, along with other matters. Continue reading

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
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