By Amanda Hohmann
League of Human Rights
B'nai Brith Canada
As reported by CIJNews Wednesday, “Independent Jewish Voices” (IJV) has admitted to posting an article on social media that promotes Holocaust denial, but claims it was all unintentional. The article in question was published by Veterans Today, a white supremacist website.
IJV has since doctored its original statement, which was issued in response to Tuesday’s B’nai Brith Canada Investigation revealing that IJV has a history of engaging with Veterans Today.Read more
After a condemnation from B’nai Brith following a notorious Holocaust denier and conspiracy theorist’s lecture at the University of Toronto’s JJR Macleod Auditorium on April 29, 2016, the university responded by banning Modern Knowledge, the promotional group which brought O’Keefe to campus, from booking any halls or venues on campus in the future.Read more
There has been a general increase of harassment toward Jewish people in Canada during the past five years, B’nai Brith Canada reports in its latest Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents.
|There has been a general increase of harassment toward Jewish people in Canada during the past five years, B’nai Brith Canada reports in its latest Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents.|
The man who denied this week having written an editorial promoting 'resistance' as a 'sacred duty of Jihad', and who was subsequently suspended from his position with the Multicultural Council of Windsor and Essex County, once posted a video that glamorizes Gaza-based terror groups.
On November 18, 2012, Mohammed Khalifeh, the founder, CEO and Editor in Chief of Al Forqan Newspaper printed in Windsor, posted a video on his Facebook page accompanied with the following caption: “The grandsons of al-Mukhatr – a poem dedicated to the mujahideen of Gaza and Palestine. We ask Allah to help them, to plant their feet firmly. I hope you like it.”Read more
February 26, 2016, TORONTO — B’nai Brith is condemning an editorial by Mohammed Hisham Khalifeh, published in Windsor’s Arabic language Al Forqan newspaper, reported as lauding the ongoing spree of attacks against civilians in Israel as a ‘sacred duty of jihad’.
February 16, 2016, TORONTO — The Ontario Government announced today that it is establishing an Anti-Racism Directorate to address racism in all forms, and B’nai Brith Canada is eager to see it succeed.Read more
December 3, 2015, TORONTO — More than two years after B’nai Brith first notified Amazon about the sale of disturbing hate paraphernalia on its online store, the retail giant continues to ignore its corporate moral and ethical responsibility to Canadian consumers.Read more