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Anti-Israel Activists Dupe Medical Student Societies

June 7, 2021 OTTAWA – Anti-Israel activists in Canada brazenly falsified the endorsements of three leading medical student organizations last week, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Early last week, medical student societies at Canadian universities, including McGill, Dalhousie and the University of Toronto, received an email from “National Advocacy for Palestine,” asking them to sign “a

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Concordia Student Union Abandons BDS

Pour le français, voir ci-dessous April 20, 2021 MONTREAL – The student union at Quebec’s largest anglophone university has formally abandoned its support for the antisemitic Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, B’nai Brith Canada has confirmed. On April 6, the Concordia Student Union (CSU) posted a lengthy apology to the Jewish community over antisemitism, making

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B’nai Brith Condemns Absurd Motion by University of Manitoba Faculty Association

March 24, 2021 WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the University of Manitoba’s Faculty Association (UMFA) executive to abandon a motion opposing “the adoption and/or use of the IHRA definition at the University of Manitoba and elsewhere.” The motion is scheduled for a vote on March 25. The “IHRA definition” refers to the International

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U of T Silent in Face of Damning Antisemitism Report

March 9, 2021 TORONTO – A leading Canadian university has declined to respond to a report highlighting systemic antisemitism on all three of its campuses, even as incidents targeting Jewish students and community members continue to occur. In June 2020, B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights submitted a 30-page report to administrators at the University

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Carleton University Should Condemn Antisemitism, Take Action on Professor’s Remarks

February 26, 2021 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on Carleton University to publicly condemn antisemitism and speak out after one of its professors alleged that Jewish money was corrupting the institution, while casting aspersions on its Centre for Jewish Studies. In a Feb. 10 online event hosted by “Carleton University Students for Scholars at

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