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Boycotters Fail to Block Israeli Shipping in Vancouver

June 14, 2021 VANCOUVER – An attempt by anti-Israel activists to obstruct Israel-linked shipping off Canada’s west coast has failed, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. On Tuesday, a coalition of anti-Israel groups gathered at Woodland Park, just south of the Port of Vancouver, and marched to the Port in an attempt to obstruct the Northern Julie, a cargo ship […]

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Hate Crimes Trial Under Way for German-Canadian Siblings

July 4, 2018 By Aidan Fishman Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada The trial of two German-Canadian siblings for inciting hatred against Jews got under way in Munich on Monday, a week after one of the accused gave a Nazi salute during a speech at a public rally. Monika and Alfred Schaefer are facing charges stemming from a

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Global News Interviews B’nai Brith on German Police Investigation of Holocaust Denier Alfred Schaefer

Global Toronto’s Christina Stevens spoke to Amanda Hohmann, National Director of B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights, on the German police investigation of Canadian Alfred Schaefer. Schaefer had computer and notes seized by German police. This was prompted after B’nai Brith Canada received a call on its anti-hate hotline about his holocaust denial videos. Alfred

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German University Students Condemn Boycott And Sanctions Movement

By Jordan Zaitchik B’nai Brith Canada The student government at Leipzig University in Germany passed a resolution that condemns the boycott and sanctions movement against Israel, deeming it antisemitic. On Aug. 2, the student government passed the resolution “to condemn the anti-Semitic BDS campaign,” it also stated that it is “against anti-Semitic measures such as

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