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Violence Promoted to Children at Mississauga Solidarity Event

December 4, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A recent Palestinian solidarity event in Mississauga featured children dancing to songs glorifying violence, a B’nai Brith Canada investigation reveals. On Sunday, the Arab Palestine Association of Ontario (APAO) hosted a commemoration for the “International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People,” featuring outgoing Green Party Leader Elizabeth May and Mississauga Centre MP Omar […]

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Green Party Announces Special Meeting to Reconsider Anti-Israel Boycott Movement

By Aidan Fishman, Campus Advocacy Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada Mere weeks after the Green Party voted to adopt the antisemitic boycott movement against Israel (BDS) at its annual convention, Party Leader Elizabeth May has announced a special general meeting to reconsider the resolution, along with other matters. May made the announcement during a news conference called to

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Green Party Sends Email to Members Questioning Anti-Israel Boycott Endorsement

By Aidan Fishman Campus Advocacy Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada Green Party of Canada members have received an email from one of their highest-ranking officials asking them to reconsider the party’s adoption of the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) at last Sunday’s convention in Ottawa. The email, distributed Thursday afternoon and obtained by B’nai Brith Canada, is

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Former Green Party President Reacts to Party Endorsement of BDS: “It’s Sickening”

By Reut Cohen B’nai Brith Canada Paul Estrin, the former president of the Green Party of Canada, expressed severe concerns over the party’s endorsement of the boycott movement against Israel at its convention this past weekend. “The BDS movement has duped yet another organization into supporting hate and acts of segregation,” said Estrin in an

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B’nai Brith, JNF Irate over Green Party’s Anti-Israel Policy

During its weekend convention in Ottawa, the Green Party of Canada added support for the anti-Israel boycott movement (BDS) to its official roster of policies. “With the Green Party’s support for unfairly singling out the world’s only Jewish state for contempt, it has firmly entrenched itself beyond the fringe of mainstream Canadian politics,” said Michael

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Green Party Moves to Expel Holocaust Denier Monika Schaefer

By Aidan Fishman Campus Advocacy Co-ordinator B’nai Brith Canada Fewer than 24 hours after B’nai Brith Canada exposed and condemned a Holocaust denial video made by former Green Party of Canada candidate Monika Schaefer, GPC officials announced their intention to terminate her membership. “I condemn [Schaefer’s] terribly misguided and untrue statements,” Green Party leader Elizabeth May said

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B’nai Brith Calls for Action in Response to Elizabeth May’s Email

Petition to the Green Party of Canada   On June 22, 2016, B’nai Brith Canada issued a statement informing Canadians about two anti-Israel motions being proposed at the Green Party’s convention in August, one of which is co-sponsored by a representative from Independent Jewish Voices (IJV), while the other was submitted by an IJV member. IJV, as

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Reactions Pour in to B’nai Brith on Green Party and IJV

Following the revelation of the Green Party’s heavy reliance on the discredited Independent Jewish Voices organization this week, B’nai Brith Canada has received a large number of responses and reactions from the Jewish community, praising the work of our advocacy and communications teams. Past B’nai Brith investigations revealed that the group promotes Holocaust denial, 9/11 conspiracy theories, boycott

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