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U of T Bans Group Responsible for Bringing in Neo-Nazi

B'nai Brith Canada applauds a decision by the University of Toronto to ban a group that recruited neo-Nazi Ken O'Keefe to speak at its St. George campus in late April. B'nai Brith expressed outrage in a press release May 9 that O'Keefe was allowed to deliver hateful and antisemitic lectures at the Beit Zatoun Palestinian cultural centre and the University of Toronto on April 28 and 29. Continue reading

Neo­-Nazi Ken O’Keefe Spreads Hatred at U of T

B’nai Brith Canada is expressing outrage over hateful and antisemitic lectures delivered by Ken O’Keefe at the Beit Zatoun Palestinian cultural centre and the University of Toronto on April 28 and 29. These lectures occurred just days before Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day,  which commemorates the 6-million Jews slaughtered by the Nazis during the Holocaust. Continue reading

B'nai Briths Audit 2016 Released

  There has been a general increase of harassment toward Jewish people in Canada during the past five years, B’nai Brith Canada reports in its latest Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents. Continue reading

Video: Mohammed Khalifeh Encourages Destruction of Israel, Infidels

The man who denied this week having written an editorial promoting 'resistance' as a 'sacred duty of Jihad', and who was subsequently suspended from his position with the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County, once posted a video that glamorizes Gaza-based terror groups.  On November 18, 2012, Mohammed Khalifeh, the founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of Al Forqan Newspaper‎ printed in Windsor, posted a video on his Facebook page accompanied with the following caption: “The grandsons of al-Mukhatr – a poem dedicated to the mujahideen of Gaza and Palestine. We ask Allah to help them, to plant their feet firmly. I hope you like it.” Continue reading

Supporter of Violent ‘Resistance’ Suspended

The author of an editorial that proclaimed support for acts of violence as a sacred duty has been suspended from his position with the Windsor Multicultural Council. The Windsor Multicultural Council is a body that receives funds from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and is intimately connected with the welcoming and resettlement of Syrian refugees.   Continue reading

B’nai Brith: Windsor’s Arabic Language Al Forqan Newspaper Promotes Jihad, Endangers Canadians

February 26, 2016, TORONTO — B’nai Brith is condemning an editorial by Mohammed Hisham Khalifeh, published in Windsor’s Arabic language Al Forqan newspaper, reported as lauding the ongoing spree of attacks against civilians in Israel as a ‘sacred duty of jihad’.   Continue reading

B'nai Brith Insider: Understanding the House of Commons Vote on Boycott & Sanctions

Dear B'nai Brith Supporter, This week, the House of Commons passed a motion condemning the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement, a great first step in recognizing the movement for what it truly is, another form of antisemitism. As we all know, boycott activists have no interest in actively helping Palestinian Arabs. They seek only to demonize and delegitimize Israel. Continue reading

Boycott and Sanctions Vote at McGill Disappointing

On Tuesday, February 22, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) voted in favour of a motion to support the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement on campus. However, with only 2% of the student body voting, the motion will not be ratified until all McGill students have the opportunity to vote, by online ballot, in the coming week. Continue reading
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