By Tevy Pilc
B'nai Brith Canada
A large French bank has delivered a massive blow to the Boycott and Sanctions movement.
According to the Jerusalem Post, the Credit Mutuel bank has closed the account belonging to La Campagne BDS France.The group was caught using illegal methods to open and operate its account for the purpose of attacking Israel through boycotts.Read more
Jerusalem—In response to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s denunciation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel, and the “Standing Up Against Anti-Semitism in Ontario Act” introduced by Ontario MPPs Tim Hudak and Mike Colle, B'nai Brith Canada and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) issued the following statements:Read more
Dear B'nai Brith Supporter,
This week, the House of Commons passed a motion condemning the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement, a great first step in recognizing the movement for what it truly is, another form of antisemitism. As we all know, boycott activists have no interest in actively helping Palestinian Arabs. They seek only to demonize and delegitimize Israel.
On Tuesday, February 22, the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) voted in favour of a motion to support the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement on campus. However, with only 2% of the student body voting, the motion will not be ratified until all McGill students have the opportunity to vote, by online ballot, in the coming week.
February 22, 2016, TORONTO — The House of Commons voted today to pass a motion introduced by MPs Tony Clement and Michelle Rempel condemning the Boycott and Sanctions movement.