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B’nai Brith Canada Urges CAQ to Reconsider Banning Religious Symbols

Oct. 5, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – As the controversy intensifies over the freshly elected Coalition Avenir Quebec’s (CAQ) proposed ban on religious symbols in public institutions across Quebec, B’nai Brith Canada is urging Premier-elect Francois Legault to reconsider adopting the discriminatory legislation. Continue reading

Former Nazi Helmut Oberlander Finally Loses Appeal

Screenshot of Thursday's Federal Court decision of Oberlander v. Canada Sept. 27, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A former Nazi who illegally gained entry into Canada by lying about his past has lost his appeal to retain his Canadian citizenship. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: Demand Islamic Group Remove Hateful Speakers from Toronto Conference

From left to right: Boonaa Mohammed, Nazir Ahmed, Ustadh Abdelrahman Murphy, Linda Sarsour and Imam Siraj Wahhaj Sept. 26, 2018 By Daniel Koren & Ran UkashiB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A bevy of figures who have engaged in homophobic, misogynistic or antisemitic rhetoric are scheduled to speak next week in Mississauga, Ont., at a convention run by the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Canada. Continue reading

Join us for Second Helpings...Encore! A B'nai Brith Canada Signature Event

Sept. 20, 2018 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is excited to celebrate the notable 50th anniversary of the Jewish cooking bible, Second Helpings, Please! And we’ll celebrate it with a kosher epicurean event like no other.  Continue reading

Join B’nai Brith Canada For A Major International Conference on Antisemitism

Sept. 13, 2018 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada, in conjunction with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies, is proud to be the exclusive Jewish-community sponsor of a major international symposium on antisemitism and Israel. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Antisemitic Attack on Canadian-Jewish MPs

Dimitri Lascaris (left) levelled an antisemitic slur against Canadian Jewish MPS Michael Levitt (centre) and Anthony Housefather (right) Sept. 9, 2018 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is denouncing an antisemitic slur levelled against Canadian Jewish elected officials by the chair of one of Canada’s largest anti-Israel groups. Continue reading

Distributor Removes Antisemitic, Anti-Muslim Shirts After B’nai Brith Canada Complaint

These offensive T-shirts, among many others, were available for sale on Sept. 4, 2018 By Amanda AttarCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A leading U.S. T-shirt distributor has pulled the plug on a selection of antisemitic, anti-Muslim and misogynistic clothing articles following demands to remove them from B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

Anti-Israel Protesters Threaten, Disparage B’nai Brith Outside Toronto Headquarters

Protesters demonstrate outside B'nai Brith Canada headquarters in Toronto on Aug. 29, 2018 Aug. 29, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A few dozen activists protested outside B’nai Brith Canada headquarters in Toronto Wednesday in a rally to support the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW). Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Applauds CPC Resolution on Jerusalem

Jews celebrate outside Damascus gate to celebrate Jerusalem Day on May 17, 2015 (Photo Credit: Jerusalem Post) Aug. 26, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is applauding a Conservative Party of Canada resolution to move Canada’s embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the Jewish people. Continue reading

MP Iqra Khalid Apologizes, Rescinds Certificate to Activist Linked to Hate Rally 

MP Iqra Khalid Aug. 16, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – MP Iqra Khalid has rescinded a Certificate of Appreciation to a controversial activist and has apologized for her insensitive actions following intense public pressure. Continue reading
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