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Sheikh Calls for “Eradication” of Israelis at Toronto al-Quds Day Rally

Sheikh Shafiq Huda calls for the "eradication" of Israelis and Zionists at Saturday's al-Quds Day march in downtown Toronto (Photo: YouTube) June 10, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada is in the process of filing a complaint with Toronto Police after a speaker at Saturday’s al-Quds Day rally in downtown Toronto called for the “eradication” of Israelis. Continue reading

Mayor Tory Assures Strong Action on al-Quds Day Activity

A young child address the crowd at the al-Quds Day rally in Toronto in 2016  June 8, 2018 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Toronto Mayor John Tory is vowing that the city will take strong action if Saturday's al-Quds Day rally at Queen's Park turns into another hatefest. Continue reading

BDS Posters Targeting Aroma, Israeli Products Surface in Toronto

Pro-BDS poster found in the Annex neighbourhood of Downtown Toronto (Photo: Facebook) June 4, 2018 By Sara GruszczynskiCommunications AssociateB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is urging residents of the Greater Toronto Area to be on the lookout for posters promoting the antisemitic boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign after several were spotted in the Annex neighbourhood of downtown Toronto. Continue reading

Ontario’s ‘Nazi Barista’ Collaborated with Montreal neo-Nazi ‘Zeiger’

Rising Sun Coffee Co. (Photo: Vice Screenshot) May 30, 2018 By Sara GruszczynskiCommunications AssociateB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is appalled by the recent revelation that former Thunder Bay, Ont. coffee shop owner Thomas White is the co-host of antisemitic podcast, This Hour Has 88 Minutes. Continue reading

B.C. Premier Rescinds Radical Imam’s Certificate of Recognition

Vancouver imam Tarek Ramadan promotes violence against Israel during a sermon at a local mosque (Photo: Screenshot) May 24, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – B.C. Premier John Horgan has withdrawn a certificate of recognition sent to a controversial Vancouver imam, following a month-long advocacy campaign by B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

Jewish Heritage Month Banner Restored at Toronto School

Students Noa Elfassy and Avalon Nisenbaum stand with B'nai Brith's Aidan Fishman after Forest Hill Collegiate Institute restored a Jewish Heritage Month banner in its main foyer May 23, 2018 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A banner proclaiming Jewish Heritage Month has been restored to the main foyer of a Toronto high school, following intense grassroots activism by Jewish students. Continue reading

Forest Hill Collegiate Has History of Alienating Jewish Students, Former Pupil Says

May 23, 2018 By Reut CohenCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A student who attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute in Toronto says the high school has a history of adversely affecting Jewish students when it comes to Jewish cultural events. This follows B’nai Brith Canada’s revelation earlier Wednesday that the school removed a publicly displayed banner that was made by students for Jewish Heritage Month. Continue reading

Toronto School Removes Jewish Heritage Month Banner

Banner celebrating Jewish Heritage Month at Toronto District School Board (TDSB) May 23, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is expressing its outrage after the principal of a Toronto public school removed a banner made by students for Jewish Heritage Month, in a decision upheld by officials at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB).  Continue reading

More Antisemitism and Homophobia from Imam Praised by B.C. Premier

An antisemitic caricature from a video shared by Tarek Ramadan, showing a Jew stabbing a German soldier in the back (Photo: Facebook) May 22, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – A firebrand Vancouver imam recently lauded by B.C. Premier John Horgan has doubled down on his antisemitic and homophobic rhetoric just days after the Premier’s Office refused to withdraw its letter of recognition. Continue reading

Gaza Paramedic Who Treated Canadian Doctor Was Hamas “Holy Warrior”

The body of Musa Abuhassanin is brought for burial, draped in the green and white flag of the Hamas terrorist group (Photo: Shadi al-Tabatibi) May 18, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – New information exposed by B’nai Brith Canada suggests that a Gazan paramedic slain after assisting Canadian doctor Tarek Loubani was a member of the Hamas terrorist group and employed by its interior ministry. Continue reading
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