April 29, 2019
OTTAWA – For the third consecutive year, records were set in 2018 for antisemitism in Canada.Read more
Naim Ateek, author of "A Palestinian Theology of Justice"
April 27, 2018
By Ran Ukashi and Aidan Fishman
B'nai Brith Canada
TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding action from the Canada Revenue Agency after learning that a registered charity is promoting and selling a book containing antisemitic content and facilitating a cross-country tour by its author.Read more
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April 25, 2018
MONTREAL – It was more than two years ago that then Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre was participating in a focus group on antisemitism, with the League for Human Rights of B’nai Brith Canada’s 2016 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents in his hands.Read more
April 24, 2018
By Daniel Koren
B'nai Brith Canada
The year 2017 set records for antisemitism in Canada.
B’nai Brith Canada’s Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents reports that 2017 was the second consecutive year in which record numbers were reached. The authoritative study on antisemitism in Canada, the Audit recorded 1,752 incidents, a 1.4 per cent overall increase nationally compared to 2016.Read more
1. Supported Jewish students on campus. B’nai Brith Canada was active in helping Canadian students fight antisemitism on campus this year. In Montreal, after students were unfairly targeted for supporting pro-Israel causes, our petition to McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier prompted her to investigate and condemn the incident. In a separate incident at McGill, B'nai Brith exposed a student leader for promoting violence against Zionists, which led to his departure from the student union. In British Columbia, a trade school rescinded a discriminatory policy rejecting Israeli applicants after B’nai Brith’s intervention. “I want to thank B’nai Brith Canada for its efforts on my behalf,” the student, Stav Daron, said at the time.Read more
June 29, 2017
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the first in the Harry Potter series. It might seem strange to bring that up here, in an opinion piece for B’nai Brith Canada, but as a fan of the series I think it can be useful to consider the lessons J.K. Rowling has taught an entire generation.Read more
Sociology demands data. It demands that there be a process of data collection, standards and a strict process that must be upheld before coming to a conclusion.Read more