Graffiti

Three Antisemitic Attacks in Ontario During Jewish New Year

September 22, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by three antisemitic incidents that marred Jewish holiday observances in Canada’s largest province this past weekend. From Friday night to Sunday night, Jews across Canada and around the world marked Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, when members of the community pray for …

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We Must Educate Our Children About Racism and Antisemitism

The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. August 31, 2017 As the summer comes to a close, it’s nauseating to recount how many times I’ve seen a headline announcing that antisemitic graffiti had defaced the walls of a playground, elementary school, or Jewish community centre. …

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York Region Police Charge Three in Vaughan School Antisemitic Graffiti Case

July 10, 2017 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada York Regional Police (YRP) have charged three 17-year-olds following the discovery of antisemitic and racist hate graffiti on the walls of a Vaughan high school. According to police, the three male suspects turned themselves in and were subsequently charged with one account of mischief of over …

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WATCH: CityNews Interviews B’nai Brith on Antisemitic Graffiti at Vaughan School

July 4, 2017 CityNews interviewed Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer of B’nai Brith Canada, about an incident in which antisemitic and racist graffiti  and disturbing messages were found  on the walls of a high school in Vaughan, Ont The incident was reported to B’nai Brith through its 24/7 Anti-Hate Hotline. In the report, Mostyn highlights the increase in antisemitic incidents in …

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Antisemitic, Racist Graffiti Stains York Region High School

June 30, 2017  By Tevy Pilc and Dahlia Horlick Staff Writer/Researcher | Campus Advocacy Researcher B’nai Brith Canada June 30, 2017  TORONTO –  “Jews did 9/11.” That was one of the appalling, antisemitic graffiti messages scrawled this week onto the wall of a York Region high school north of Toronto. There was also a swastika drawn in place of a maple leaf on a Canadian flag. …

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B’nai Brith Canada and Corey Fleischer Team Up to Erase Hate in Winnipeg

June 7, 2017 By Amanda Attar Researcher, Jews from the Middle East B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada regularly receives calls to its 24/7 Anti-Hate Hotline. But one received last week, alerting it to antisemitic graffiti that defaced part of a building in Winnipeg, MB, was particularly noteworthy. The call was received at approximately 12:00 p.m. The …

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