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Canadian 'Human Rights' Group Promotes Antisemitism, Invites Terror Supporters to Anti-Israel Protest

Firas Al Najim (left), Yisroel Dovid Weiss (centre), and Abbas Hamideh (right) May 15, 2019 TORONTO – After promoting an antisemitic video at a local synagogue, a Mississauga, Ont.-based group that refers to itself as the “Canadian Defenders for Human Rights” (CD4HR) has invited at least two Americans with a history of supporting terror groups to speak at its anti-Israel protest in Toronto on Monday. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Reiterates Call for Government to Work with Euro-Atlantic Allies to Fight Antisemitism

Poles demonstrate against the U.S. Senate's Holocaust Restitution Bill on May 11, 2019 May 14, 2019 By Josh AzizaResearch AssociateB'nai Brith Canada  OTTAWA – In the wake of several antisemitic protests in Poland last weekend, B’nai Brith Canada is reiterating its call for Canada’s federal government to work with its Euro-Atlantic allies to combat antisemitism. Continue reading

Court Grants B'nai Brith Canada Intervener Status in Israeli Wines Case

May 14, 2019 TORONTO – The League for Human Rights, B’nai Brith Canada’s advocacy arm, has been granted intervener status in an upcoming court case concerning the labelling of Israeli products in Canada. Continue reading

Terror Groups Clash over Toronto-Area Palestinian Election

May 8, 2019 MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – A recent election for control of a Palestinian community centre in Mississauga, Ont., was reportedly contested by slates backed by two separate terror organizations. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Reps Propose Outline to House of Commons on Combating Online Hate

MP Arif Virani, B'nai Brith Canada reps David Matas and Brian Herman, MP Anthony Housefather, MP Tracey Ramsey, and MP Michael Barrett in Ottawa May 2, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Recommendations on how to better combat online hatred were made Thursday by B’nai Brith Canada representatives to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. Continue reading

A New Normal? Antisemitism in Canada Sets Record for Third Consecutive Year

April 29, 2019 OTTAWA – For the third consecutive year, records were set in 2018 for antisemitism in Canada. Continue reading

Attack on Jewish Cafe in Winnipeg was 'Staged,' Police Say

April 24, 2019 Dear Friends, On behalf of B’nai Brith Canada, I would like to convey how shocked and disturbed we were to learn that police concluded Wednesday the recent attack at BerMax Caffé in Winnipeg, initially described as antisemitic, was staged. Continue reading

OSCE Report on Canada Cites B’nai Brith Recommendations on Combating Antisemitism

Rabbi Andrew Baker (left) meets with B'nai Brith's Brian Herman in Ottawa in October 2018 April 19, 2019 OTTAWA – The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization, published a review of work on antisemitism in Canada last week, citing several recommendations from B’nai Brith Canada, and resources such as the Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents. Continue reading

Canada Must Immediately List IRGC as Terror Group

April 8, 2019 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – On the heels of the historic U.S. decision to label the entirety of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist group, B’nai Brith Canada is urging the Government of Canada to follow suit. Continue reading

WATCH: B'nai Brith Canada Continues Push Against al-Quds Day, Hateful Rallies

March 26, 2019 TORONTO – A City of Toronto report on preventing hate rallies has been sent back to the drawing board. Continue reading
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