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Your Opportunity – and Responsibility – to Vote

An image of a ballot box (Vancouver Courier) August 21, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA- In 2019, Election Day coincides with the holy day of Shemini Atzeret. Days set aside for advance voting also coincide with Jewish holidays or fall on Erev Shabbat, complicating the situation for many observant and orthodox members of the Jewish community. Continue reading

“Jews Are Spying on You,” Ontario Polish Newspaper Claims

Andrzej Kumor tells viewers that Jews and Zionists "have terrorism in their blood." (YouTube) August 15, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - A B’nai Brith Canada investigation has uncovered frequent antisemitic and hateful material in a Canadian Polish-language newspaper. Continue reading

Edmonton Imam Ousted from Community Centre after B'nai Brith Complaint

Sheikh Shaban Sherif Mady delivering a sermon on June 21, 2019 (YouTube)   August 6, 2019 EDMONTON– An Edmonton imam has been prevented from leading prayers at a local community centre after B’nai Brith drew attention to his hateful rhetoric from the pulpit and online. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Assault on Boys in Thornhill

Image attributed to York Regional Police August 4, 2019 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is speaking out after two Jewish boys were assaulted in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area Jewish community. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Outraged by Antisemitic Taxi Assault in Montreal

An image of the Montreal skyline (CTV News) August 1, 2019 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is sounding the alarm after a Jewish man was assaulted by a taxi driver amid a barrage of antisemitic slurs over the weekend.  Continue reading

Attention: Calling All Ontario Students!

July 26, 2019 This year, Ontario students have a unique opportunity to deny funding to one of Canada’s most prominent supporters of the antisemitic BDS movement. But you need to act quickly. Continue reading

URGENT: Email Elections Canada NOW!

July 24, 2019 Yesterday, we made history. For the first time, a Canadian court ordered Elections Canada to review its refusal to change the election date to avoid the Jewish holiday of Shemini Atzeret. Continue reading

BREAKING: Court Strikes Down Elections Canada Decision

James MacDonald/Bloomberg via Getty Images July 23, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The Federal Court of Canada has ordered Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perreault to reconsider his decision not to move Election Day from Oct. 21 to Oct. 28, to avoid coinciding with a Jewish holiday. Continue reading

B.C. Man Threatens to Kill Jews Online

A threatening antisemitic tweet by “Iron Horseman,” a.k.a. Marty Mullen/Tollington (Twitter)   July 23, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is sounding the alarm about a B.C. man with self-proclaimed military experience who has repeatedly threatened to kill Jews online. Continue reading

Canadian Jews Most Targeted Group for Third Year in a Row

One example of an antisemitic hate crime that occurred in Vancouver in 2018 July 22, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Data released by Statistics Canada today has revealed that Canadian Jews were the most targeted group for hate crimes in 2018, a trend continuing from the previous two years. Continue reading
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