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How to Combat Calgary’s Kosher Food Shortage

August 8, 2017 By Samantha Hamilton Indigenous Rights Researcher B'nai Brith Canada CALGARY – In cities such as Toronto and Montreal, home to the largest Jewish communities in Canada, locating kosher food is more or less a simple task. In Western Canadian cities such as Calgary, however, where Jews have also experienced a long and storied history, the high expense of kosher meat is a limiting factor for those who would like to keep kosher – but simply cannot afford it. Continue reading

Mississauga Protesters Incite Hatred Toward Jews

  Click the image above to watch footage from the protests By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada July 28, 2017MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that Peel Regional Police open an investigation into a July 22 protest in Mississauga, Ont., wherein participants incited violence and promoted hatred against the Jewish community. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Urges Russia to Comply with Request from Wallenberg Family

By Tevy PilcWriter/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada July 26, 2017 B'nai Brith Canada is urging the Russian government to comply with legal action taken by the family of World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg to provide information and documentation surrounding his mysterious disappearance and death in a Soviet prison in 1947.  Continue reading

Victory! Publisher Issues Replacement Page of Textbook Accusing Israel of Using Child Soldiers

  Dear Friends,  We wanted you to be the first to hear about B’nai Brith Canada’s latest victory in the fight against anti-Israel propaganda.  You’ve probably heard about B’nai Brith’s investigation into the case of a Grade 6 Social Studies textbook called Canada and the Global Community that falsely accuses Israel of using “child soldiers.” While about 800 elementary schools in Ontario have been using copies of this textbook for the past three years, B’nai Brith has been ardently campaigning to have them corrected before students return to school in September. Continue reading

Arrest Warrant Issued in Montreal for Hate-Preaching Imam

Sheikh Muhammad ibn Musa Al Nasr at the Dar al-Arkam Mosque in Montreal (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) July 16, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – A Quebec judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of Palestinian-Jordanian Imam Sheikh Muhammad ibn Musa Al Nasr following a B'nai Brith complaint. During a sermon, Al Nasr called Jews "the worst of mankind" and expressed his hope that Muslims would slaughter them on Judgment Day. Continue reading

Montreal Police Investigating ‘Death to Israel’ Rapper After B'nai Brith Complaint

Album art for "How the Hooks Hook" by Madd Cold (Photo Credit: BandCamp) July 14, 2017 By Aidan Fishman, G.S. Samra & Marty YorkB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – Following an investigation and subsequent complaint by B'nai Brith Canada, the Hate Crimes Unit of the Montreal Police Service has launched an investigation of its own into a rapper who promotes antisemitism and spends much of his time in Montreal. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Commends Government for Pressuring Agency to Comply with Canadian Wine Regulations

July 13, 2017 By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has rescinded its disturbing and discriminatory decision to remove wines from two Israeli companies – Shiloh and Psagot – from store shelves.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Expects Disturbing Canadian Food Inspection Agency Decision Against Israeli Wines to Be Reversed Soon

  By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada July 12, 2017  B’nai Brith Canada is expecting that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) will soon rescind its recent decision to order the removal of certain Israeli wines from store shelves.   Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Condemns Federal Funding for Anti-Israel Exhibit

Picture from "Choreographies of Resistance" pamphlet July 10, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada LONDON, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is strongly condemning an anti-Israel art exhibit on display at Western University's McIntosh Gallery that received grants from a federal funding agency, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). Continue reading

York Region Police Charge Three in Vaughan School Antisemitic Graffiti Case

Images provided to B'nai Brith Canada of antisemitic graffiti sprayed on the walls of Woodbridge College High School in Vaughan, Ont. July 10, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada York Regional Police (YRP) have charged three 17-year-olds following the discovery of antisemitic and racist hate graffiti on the walls of a Vaughan high school. Continue reading
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