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April 22, 2021 TORONTO — The Government of Ontario has cancelled its advertisements in a newspaper with a long history of anti-Jewish incitement, and B’nai Brith is calling on private businesses to follow suit. In response to advocacy from B’nai Brith, the Government has ceased placing COVID-19 safety ads in al-Meshwar, published
Pour le français, voir ci-dessous April 20, 2021 MONTREAL – The student union at Quebec’s largest anglophone university has formally abandoned its support for the antisemitic Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, B’nai Brith Canada has confirmed. On April 6, the Concordia Student Union (CSU) posted a lengthy apology to the
April 16, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada strongly condemns the rise of anti-Asian racism in Canada – a pattern consistent with what Asian communities have faced elsewhere in recent times. Reports have widely indicated increased levels of fear and concern among Asian Canadians in the wake of violent attacks against
April 11, 2021 OTTAWA – The federal New Democratic Party did not adopt a resolution that would have committed it to opposing the internationally-accepted definition of antisemitism. However, B’nai Brith Canada remains concerned by ongoing efforts within the party to attack the Jewish State, as demonstrated by a decidedly one-sided
B’nai Brith Canada has introduced a new feature that is being posted regularly at www.bnaibrith.ca/volunteer-with-us. This feature allows us to pay tribute and express gratitude to exceptional volunteers who have given their time and energy to further the missions of our grassroots, human-rights organization. We are grateful and proud of
National Post: Court refuses to stop Canada from trying to kick Oberlander out for his Nazi past during the Holocaust
April 7, 2021 The National Post cited B’nai Brith Canada’s statement about the latest development in the Helmut Oberlander deportation case. To read the full article, CLICK HERE.
April 5, 2021 TORONTO – A Maoist group, which B’nai Brith Canada now understands is linked to a designated terrorist entity, is continuing to target the Jewish community with graffiti in the Greater Toronto Area. On Wednesday, the fourth day of Passover, graffiti attacking the internationally-accepted definition of antisemitism was found
April 3, 2021 The Toronto Star just interviewed Eddie Rice, Chair of B’nai Brith Canada’s Canadians with Disabilities Subcommittee, about his efforts to make this country’s gas stations more accessible to those with disabilities. To read the full article, CLICK HERE.
TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by two brazen incidents of antisemitic vandalism in the North York district of Toronto over the Jewish Passover holiday. On Wednesday, the fourth day of Passover, B’nai Brith was made aware of graffiti on the side of a Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) entrance