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Global News Interviews B’nai Brith Canada CEO on Toronto Teenager’s Antisemitism

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 …

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Deborah Lyons, New Canadian Ambassador to Israel, Visits B’nai Brith

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith was honoured and pleased to welcome Deborah Lyons, the new Canadian Ambassador to Israel, to its national office. Among those joining Lyons at B’nai Brith were members of the Canadian federal government, B’nai Brith Canada board members and staff members and other prominent individuals in …

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B’nai Brith Canada Represents Jewish Community at U.S. Forums

By Marty York Chief Media Officer B’nai Brith Canada David Matas, renowned international human rights, immigration and refugee lawyer based in Winnipeg, was B’nai Brith Canada’s representative at The High Level Forum on Global Antisemitism at the United Nations in New York last week. Please click here for information on the event. Please click here for David’s blog on the …

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Eric Bissell and family donates $1 Million to the Chateau B’nai Brith project

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada As B’nai Brith Canada prepares for construction to begin this September on Chateau B’nai Brith, a 129-unit subsidized seniors’ residence to be located in Cote-Saint-Luc, it is thrilled to announce that its immediate past-president, Eric Bissell, and his family, are donating $1-million to the project. B’nai Brith Canada …

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Antisemitic Harassment on the Upswing in Canada: B’nai Brith Audit

The harassment has especially grown on social media, with a rise of targeted attacks against Jewish individuals. While the overall harassment figures have decreased since the precedent-setting year of 2014, which included an active conflict between Israel and the terror group Hamas, antisemitism continues to be an issue of concern in Canada. “B’nai Brith has …

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Topham found guilty of promoting hatred against Jews

Arthur Topham, 68, of British Columbia has been convicted of promoting hatred against the Jewish people through his website. B’nai Brith was among the first complainants to reach out to the RCMP regarding Topham’s postings which have been replete with racist attacks against the Jewish community. For years Topham has focused his outlandish conspiracy theories …

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