Canada

B’nai Brith Canada Won’t Accept Silence from City of Montreal Officials

Cliquez ici pour la version française Feb. 25, 2022 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada wants answers after a Montreal City Councilor “liked” a second post that promotes the antisemitic boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement (BDS). Earlier this week, B’nai Brith sought clarification from city officials after Alexander Norris, leader of Projet Montreal, the governing municipal political party, …

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B’nai Brith Seeks Clarification from Montreal Mayor after Councillor Likes BDS

Cliquez ici pour la version française Feb. 21, 2022 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is seeking clarification after a prominent Montreal Councillor “liked“ a Facebook post by a virulent anti-Israel group. Alexander Norris, leader of Project Montreal, the incumbent political party, liked a Facebook post by Independent Jewish Voices (IJV). The group advocates for boycotts, divestments, sanctions …

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B’nai Brith demande des éclaircissements au mairesse de Montréal après qu’un conseiller a aimé un poste BDS

CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE IN ENGLISH  Le 21 février 2022 MONTRÉAL – B’nai Brith Canada demande des éclaircissements après qu’un éminent conseiller municipal de Montréal a « aimé » une publication sur Facebook d’un groupe anti-israélien. Alexander Norris, chef de Projet Montréal, le parti politique sortant, a aimé un message Facebook des voix …

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Government of Canada Rejects Amnesty International’s Report, Reaffirms Solidarity with Israel

Cliquez ici pour la version française Feb. 11, 2022 OTTAWA – Canada has joined a growing list of countries in reaffirming close ties with Israel and rejecting Amnesty International’s recent report. “We are aware of the recent Amnesty Report. Canada rejects the view that Israel’s actions constitute apartheid,” said a spokesperson for Global Affairs Canada. …

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Le gouvernement du Canada rejette le rapport d’Amnesty International et réaffirme sa solidarité avec Israël

CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE IN ENGLISH  Le 11 février 2022 OTTAWA – Le Canada a rejoint une liste croissante de pays en réaffirmant ses liens étroits avec Israël et en rejetant le récent rapport d’Amnesty International. “Nous sommes au courant du récent rapport d’Amnistie. Le Canada rejette l’idée que les actions d’Israël constituent …

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Amnesty International’s Call to End Jewish State Denounced

Jan. 31, 2022 Jewish organizations in Canada reject and condemn a new Amnesty International report that demonizes Israel and calls into question its right to exist. The report, to be published Tuesday, ignores the right of Jews to their ancestral homeland, where they have lived for thousands of years. It denies Jews the right to …

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The Legacy of Raoul Wallenberg

  Join us in an event to pay tribute and learn more about Canada’s first Honourary Citizen, Raoul Wallenberg. The event will feature a screening of “The Angel of Budapest” followed by a round table discussion with: David Matas, renowned human rights lawyer Susanne Berger, consultant to the Swedish-Russian Working Group on the Fate of …

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Government, B’nai Brith Canada Optimistic On Pledges to Tackle Antisemitism

Oct. 25, 2021  OTTAWA –B’nai Brith Canada is optimistic following the Government of Canada’s country pledge at the Malmo International Forum on Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism. The Malmo Forum concluded the week before last and featured leaders from across the globe. B’nai Brith welcomed remarks from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and is further encouraged by the …

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