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B’nai Brith Welcomes PM Trudeau Apology, Urges Government Plan to Combat Antisemitism

The MS St. Louis Nov. 7, 2018 By Marty York & Daniel KorenB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is welcoming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s apology to the Jewish community. Still, the organization is again urging the federal government to adopt a concrete, national action plan to fight antisemitism. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Lauds Montreal Hate Crimes Unit for Charging Man with Incitement to Hatred

Screenshot of Robert Gosselin's antisemitic Facebook posts Oct. 31, 2018 By Ran UkashiNational Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is commending the Montreal Hate Crimes Unit after it swiftly charged a purveyor of antisemitic content online with voluntarily inciting hatred towards an identifiable group. Continue reading

Join Us for a Community Vigil in Honour of the Pittsburgh Shooting Victims

Dear Friends, Please join B’nai Brith Canada, alongside UJA Federation, its advocacy agent CIJA, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies (FSWC), the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and the Toronto Board of Rabbis, for a community-wide vigil in Toronto to honour the victims of the horrendous Pittsburgh shooting tragedy. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Advocacy Leads to Criminal Convictions for Holocaust Deniers

Alfred and Monika Schaefer Oct. 26, 2018 Alfred and Monika Schaefer, the German-Canadian siblings behind a series of Holocaust-denial videos, have received prison sentences in Germany. Continue reading

Government Committee to Adopt B’nai Brith Anti-Terror Proposals on Justice Bill

Oct. 26, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – After hearing testimony from B’nai Brith Canada, the House of Commons Justice Committee has voted to strengthen clauses in a justice bill that otherwise could have allowed judges to give more lenient sentences for terrorism-related offences. Continue reading

University of Winnipeg Apologizes for Antisemitism at Anti-Israel Event

Oct. 24, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – A University of Winnipeg investigation has concluded that antisemitism was expressed at a faculty-sponsored event earlier this year, which was first denounced by B’nai Brith Canada as “anti-Israel propaganda.” Continue reading

Celebrity Chefs to Star in B’nai Brith Canada ‘Second Helpings’ Event

Oct. 22, 2018 VAUGHAN, Ont. – A distinguished cadre of celebrity chefs have confirmed their participation in B’nai Brith Canada’s kosher epicurean celebration, Second Helpings… Encore! Continue reading

B’nai Brith Questions Yet Another Round of UNRWA Funding from Canada

Oct. 12, 2018 By Marty YorkChief Media Relations & Communications OfficerB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada is extremely concerned about a decision by the federal government to contribute another $50-million to the United Nations Palestinian Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Continue reading

Metro Responds to BDS Stickers: ‘This Does Not Reflect Our Opinions’

BDS stickers placed illegally at a Metro supermarket in Toronto (Photo Credit: Leora Erin Facebook) Oct. 11, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Metro Ontario Inc., the corporation that oversees the chain of Metro grocery stores across the province, is decrying the anti-Israel, pro-BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) stickers that were recently discovered at two of its Toronto locations. Continue reading

Toronto Jewish Day School Vandalized with Palestinian Terror Slogans

Promotional sign for Leo Baeck Day School in Toronto defaced with pro-Palestinian graffiti  Oct. 9, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A Jewish day school in Toronto was vandalized with pro-Palestinian and pro-Hamas slogans over the long weekend, B’nai Brith Canada learned after receiving a call to its Anti-Hate Hotline. Continue reading
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