antisemitism

B’nai Brith Canada Urges Albania to Become Full IHRA Member in Response to Iranian Terror

Cliquez ici pour le français September 28, 2022 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada applauds Albania for standing up to Iranian terror by severing diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran in response to malicious cyberattacks launched against it in July and earlier this month.   B’nai Brith also has sent a letter to the Albanian Embassy encouraging …

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Jewish Community Applauds Alberta’s Adoption of IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

CLIQUEZ ICI pour le français September 23, 2022   CALGARY – B’nai Brith Canada lauds the Government of Alberta for taking a major step forward today to combat antisemitism, by adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.   “The adoption of IHRA by Alberta is timely,” said Abe Silverman, B’nai Brith Canada’s Manager of Public Affairs for Alberta. “Our …

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B’nai Brith Demands Independent Review of Government-Funded Anti-Racism Seminars After Uncovering Further Antisemitic Content  

CLIQUEZ ICI pour le français August 24, 2022  OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the Government of Canada to conduct an urgent independent review of the work by the Community Media Advocacy Centre (CMAC) in a Government contract awarded to highlight supposed rampant racism in the Canadian media.  The Department of Canadian Heritage recently cut funding …

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B’nai Brith Canada Calls on UN to Dissolve Biased Commission Investigating Israel-Hamas Conflict

United Nations Human Rights Council (Brookings Institute) CLIQUEZ ICI pour le français August 3, 2022  OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada today asked the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Chair to dissolve a Commission of Inquiry that has become a mouthpiece for Hamas and a driver of antisemitism.  The Commission of Inquiry made international headlines …

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B’nai Brith Warns Toronto Authorities About Haters’ Plans to Rally in City this Weekend

June 24, 2022 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply concerned about the imminent arrival of a U.S. group in Toronto that promotes hatred of Jews, LGBTQ individuals and white people. John Lightbourne of Philadelphia intends to appear at various venues this weekend in Toronto. He is a leader of the Israelite School of Universal …

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CITIZENS’ PETITION CALLS ON CANADA TO DENY FUNDS TO NGOS ENGAGED IN ANTISEMITISM

June 8, 2022 OTTAWA – Independent Member of Parliament, Kevin Vuong, tabled a citizens’ petition (e-3858) in the House of Commons today, calling on the Government of Canada to prevent funding any non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that promote, or engage in, antisemitism. The petition – initiated by a group of citizens from Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec …

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