al-Quds Day

Group that Hosted Neo-Nazi Launches Campaign to Preserve Hate Rallies in Toronto

By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada Nov. 27, 2017 TORONTO – A Toronto group that played host to a neo-Nazi speaker in April of 2016 is leading the charge against an effort by City Councillor James Pasternak to prohibit “hate-sponsored rallies” on public property. Beit Zatoun, which calls itself “a …

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School Board Suspends Mississauga Teacher Who Praised Terrorists

The Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board has announced that it has suspended with pay Nadia Shoufani, a teacher from St. Catherine of Siena Separate School who, as first reported by CIJNews (page doesn’t exist), praised terrorists at the Toronto al-Quds Day hatefest in July. B’nai Brith Canada had filed complaints with police. Separate investigations into Shoufani by both her …

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Toronto Al-Quds Day Poem “Clearly Antisemitic”: Muslim-Canadian Activist

By Aidan Fishman B’nai Brith Canada Campus Affairs Coordinator A speaker at the 2016 al-Quds Day rally recited a poem filled with antisemitic stereotypes before an audience of hundreds of people in downtown Toronto. Ali Razvi began by condemning “occupiers” who “slaughter Palestinians more worse [sic] than they do to cows.” He then accused those …

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Investigation Launched against Teacher Who Headlined Al-Quds Rally – B’nai Brith Canada

A teacher from the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, who headlined the Toronto al-Quds hate-rally in early July, is being investigated following a complaint from B’nai Brith Canada. Nadia Shoufani, who teaches at St. Catherine of Siena Separate School, was filmed glorifying terrorists and calling for violence against Israelis through ‘resistance.’ “We are greatly concerned …

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Shi’ite Cleric Blames Israel for Creation of ISIS at Toronto Al-Quds Day Rally

By Jordan Zaitchik B’nai Brith Canada Speaking at the al-Quds Day rally in Toronto, a Muslim cleric claimed that without Zionism, ISIS would not exist. In the following video recorded at  Queen’s Park in Toronto on July 2, Shi’ite Muslim cleric Moulana Syed Abbas Abedi said, “Zionism is the mother of ISIS” (4:20) and called …

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Calgary Al-Quds Day Rally Met with Strong Backlash

Pro-Palestinian groups gathered outside Calgary’s City Hall this past Saturday to commemorate al-Quds Day, an annual event promoting solidarity with the Palestinian people and protesting the existence of Israel. B’nai Brith video from the event shows pro-Palestinian and pro-Israel groups facing off from opposite sides of the street. While the al-Quds supporters chanted “no justice, no peace” …

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Small Crowd Turns Out for Edmonton Al-Quds Day Hatefest

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada The Alberta Legislative Building, ordinarily the daily meeting place for many lawmakers and proponents for the good of the everyday person, became a site occupied by a very small and underwhelming gathering of hate-fueled Israel bashers. A reported crowd of fewer than 50 people congregated on the …

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