On Nov. 30, 2016, Member of Parliament David Sweet spoke in the House of Commons about the exodus of Jewish refugees from Arab lands following Israel's independence day in 1948.Read more
A plane filled with Iraqi Jews photographed on arrival at Lod Airport in early 1951 (Credit: Teddy Brauner/GPO)
As part of B’nai Brith Canada’s week-long series to commemorate the nearly 1-million Jews who fled their homes across Arab countries and Iran, we spoke to Asad Muallim from Iraq.Read more
B’nai Brith Canada is commending the Ontario Legislature for officially joining the chorus of voices that staunchly reject the antisemitic boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS) against Israel.Read more
By Aidan Fishman
Campus Advocacy Coordinator
B'nai Brith Canada
A motion to commemorate Holocaust Education Week failed at the semi-annual General Meeting of the Ryerson Student Union (RSU) on Tuesday night, after students opposed to the motion staged a walk-out that caused the meeting to lose quorum.Read more
Late last year, when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau implemented his campaign promise of welcoming thousands of Syrian refugees to Canada, many groups felt it was important to launch anti-Islamophobia campaigns.Read more
|Ottawa rabbi Anna Maranta found a swastika and racist slur spray-painted in red on her front door (Credit: Facebook)|
Over the past few days, Jewish sites in both Montreal and Ottawa have been targeted with an unusually heavy barrage of antisemitic vandalism.Read more
Hate crime complaints have been made to multiple Ontario police departments against a Toronto teenager over anitsemitic and racist videos she posted on YouTube.
Veronica Bouchard, 19, who goes by Veronica Evalion online, has built a large following as a result of her videos, which contain amtisemitic messages and racial slurs.
Global News Toronto Senior Reporter Christina Stevens spoke with B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn on the matter in a report below.Read more