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This Giving Tuesday, Help B'nai Brith Canada Support Our Community

Dear Friends, Today is Giving Tuesday, when we support charitable causes that are near and dear to our hearts. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: Canadian Federation of Students Must Rescind Discriminatory BDS Resolution

BDS activists outside Concordia University in Montreal Nov. 20, 2018 OTTAWA – Last Friday, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) voted in favour of a resolution endorsing the discriminatory boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, which has had a damaging effect on Jewish and pro-Israel students across Canada – and the world. Continue reading

Montreal Police Issue Warrant for Alleged Neo-Nazi and Hate Propagandist

Gabriel Sohier Chaput a.k.a. "Charles Zeiger"  Nov. 12, 2018 By Janna Minikovich and Ran UkashiB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to learn that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Gabriel Sohier Chaput, a Montreal-area man alleged to be a neo-Nazi and hate propagandist. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: Urge Government to Immediately Deport Nazi Helmut Oberlander

Helmut Oberlander Nov. 8, 2018 By Daniel Koren & Marty YorkB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized in the House of Commons for Canada’s failures toward Jewish refugees during the Holocaust, the federal government is now in position to deport Nazi Helmut Oberlander. Continue reading

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
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