anti-Zionism

Israelis Dubbed “Thieves and Murderers” at Virtual Toronto al-Quds Event

May 18, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic blocked the Toronto al-Quds Day Committee from conducting its customary occupation of downtown Toronto, but did not prevent it from spreading hate on the internet. Ironically, though al-Quds Day is supposedly held for the benefit of the Palestinians, not a single one of the 12 …

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Foodbenders Faces Municipal Prosecution Following B’nai Brith Campaign

November 1, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The City of Toronto has filed charges against a local establishment that has used antisemitic smears and supported terrorists on social media, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Foodbenders, located in Toronto’s west end, became a lightning rod for controversy in July when it told its Instagram followers: “#zionistsnotwelcome.” Other posts by …

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Mississauga Protesters Must Identify “Jews Are Our Dogs” Chanters

October 28, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that the organizers of an anti-Israel rally in July live up to their commitments and identify attendees who chanted hateful slogans against Jews. In a July 4 rally at Mississauga’s Celebration Square, attendees were filmed chanting in Arabic, “Palestine is our country, and the Jews are our …

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Ontario Arabic Newspaper Blames Jewish State for Beirut Port Disaster

August 13, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An Arabic-language newspaper distributed in the Greater Toronto Area accused Israel of having plotted last week’s devastating explosion in Beirut, despite clear evidence to the contrary. The Aug. 7 edition of al-Meshwar contains a half-page editorial by editor-in-chief Nazih Khatatba (page 5), entitled “Who Is Responsible for the Beirut Port Disaster?” …

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Change Is Needed at the United Nations

July 17, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is calling for change at the United Nations in response to its systemic antisemitism and anti-Israel bias. Recent documents by the United Nations Human Rights Council and its Special Rapporteur ‘on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian Territory occupied since 1967’ have once again called into …

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High Schoolers Chant “The Jews Are Our Dogs” at Mississauga Anti-Israel Rally

July 8, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada has filed a hate-crimes complaint with Peel Regional Police after protesters chanted hateful antisemitic slogans at an anti-Israel protest just west of Toronto. Last Saturday, about 100 protesters gathered at Celebration Square in downtown Mississauga, ostensibly to condemn Israel’s potential extension of sovereignty to communities east of the Green …

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Tell York University: Human Rights Apply to Jews, Too

June 23, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on York University to ensure that a lecturer who smeared this country’s Jewish community during a recent online panel be disqualified from teaching a human-rights course. SIGN OUR PETITION HERE Faisal Bhabha is an associate professor at York’s Osgoode Hall Law School, where he teaches human …

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Petition to Bar Faisal Bhabha from Teaching “Human Rights” at Osgoode Hall Law School

Rhonda Lenton Office of the President 1050 Kaneff Tower 4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON M3J 1P3   Dear President and Vice-Chancellor Lenton, We, the undersigned, demand that Associate Professor Faisal Bhabha no longer teach any “human rights” courses at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School. As you acknowledged in your letter of June 2, antisemitism remains a …

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