antisemitism

Amazon Removes Some Hateful Items but Further Action Required

Cliquez ici pour le français Jan. 31, 2023 Thanks to a campaign from Jewish organizations, and follow-up complaints from supporters, Amazon Canada has stopped facilitating the sale of some offensive items that were available for purchase on its website. Still, the organizations – B’nai Brith Canada, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) and Liberation75 – …

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B’nai Brith Expands to BC with Hiring of Regional Manager

Cliquez ici pour le français Jan. 30, 2023 VANCOUVER — B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce its appointment of Aron Csaplaros as the Regional Manager for British Columbia. Aron will be responsible for coordinating our advocacy efforts in British Columbia, as well as introducing the local community to B’nai Brith’s work, both in the province and …

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B’nai Brith Commemorates International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Cliquez ici pour le français Jan. 27, 2023 Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. B’nai Brith Canada solemnly remembers the millions murdered in the Holocaust and reaffirms its commitment to combat antisemitism and hate, advocate on behalf of the marginalized and promote freedom and human rights. The Holocaust, unparalleled in its scope and depravity, resulted …

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Jewish Equity Coach for Ottawa School Board a Good Start: B’nai Brith Canada

Cliquez ici pour le français Jan. 18, 2023 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada applauds the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board (OCDSB) for unanimously passing a motion Tuesday night calling for the creation of a Jewish Equity Coach (JEC). The JEC is the latest in a series of so-called equity professionals at the school board. Positions already …

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B’nai Brith Applauds California Art Gallery for Removing Piece by Antisemitic YouTube Host in Edmonton

Cliquez ici pour le français Jan. 03, 2023 EDMONTON — B’nai Brith Canada is pleased that it has succeeded in its behind-the-scenes efforts to have a U.S. gallery remove artwork by an Edmonton-based YouTuber and former radio host with a history of antisemitic conspiracy theories and rants. The owners of Saatchi Art in Santa Monica, Cal., …

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New “Islamophobia Industry” Report Unworthy of Federal Support

Cliquez ici pour le français Dec. 21, 2022 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is saddened that a recently published document on the topic of Islamophobia will likely diminish in many minds the undeniable hate that too often targets Muslim-Canadians. We are shocked, however, to learn that this inadequate report, lacking in academic rigour and proposing …

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To Get Into Holiday Spirit, Amazon Canada Must Remove Revolting Items

Cliquez ici pour le français Dec. 20, 2022 B’nai Brith Canada is outraged and incredulous after discovering that Amazon Canada is facilitating sales of a wide range of hateful and appalling items. Among the items available on Amazon’s website during this holiday season are irrefutably disgusting Hitler and Nazi images, Holocaust-themed prints and Jewish ritual …

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B’nai Brith Canada CEO Warns of Foreign Interference at Queen’s Park Rally

Cliquez ici pour le français Dec. 13, 2022 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is advocating for the creation of a foreign-agents registry to combat external interference in our domestic affairs. “The idea of such a registry is not novel,” Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer of B’nai Brith Canada, told a Queen’s Park rally composed mostly of …

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B’nai Brith Canada: Ontario Government Must Intervene at U of T

Cliquez ici pour le français Dec. 12, 2022 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is asking Ontario’s Ministry of Colleges and Universities to implement the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism at the University of Toronto, following the release of a damning pre-published paper. The paper was written by Dr. Ayelet Kuper, who served as U …

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Man who Called for “Auschwitz Superhero” Attended “Friendship Group” Gathering on Parliament Hill, B’nai Brith Discovers

Cliquez ici pour le français Dec. 7, 2022 OTTAWA — B’nai Brith Canada is appalled by its discovery that another troubling figure attended a recent “Parliamentary Friendship Group” get-together in Ottawa. B’nai Brith has learned that, in addition to Holocaust-distorting Nazih Khatatba and terrorist-praising Nabil Nasser, Mahmoud Khalil of Montreal was also invited to the …

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