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OUR APPEAL TO CANADIANS:  Stand with the Jewish Community in the Face of Antisemitism

The past month has been extremely difficult for Canadian Jews. We have witnessed Jewish businesses boycotted, Jewish organizations targeted, Jewish students intimidated, and Jewish citizens assaulted, all ostensibly triggered by the recent conflict between Hamas, an organization long recognized by Canada as a terrorist entity, and Israel. What is most frightening is not the brazen […]

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New Brunswick Green Leader Defends Attendance at Antisemitic Event

June 2, 2021 FREDERICTON, N.B. – The leader of New Brunswick’s Green Party is doubling down on his attendance at an anti-Israel event, held in breach of provincial health orders, where attendees used antisemitic and pro-Hamas rhetoric. David Coon, whose party holds three out of the 49 seats in the provincial legislature, addressed an anti-Israel protest

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Winnipeg Anti-Israel Protesters: “Get Lost, You Son of a Jew!”

May 28, 2021 WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada is seeking hate-crimes charges and a political response to a video showing protesters in Winnipeg playing an antisemitic song composed by a band linked to the Hamas terrorist group. To watch a video of the incident, CLICK HERE On May 15, hundreds of people joined an anti-Israel

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Toronto Fails to Act Against Antisemitism Yet Again

May 25, 2021 TORONTO – For the third week in a row, antisemitism and support for terrorism were on display Saturday at a massive protest in downtown Toronto. Over a thousand anti-Israel demonstrators marched from Yonge-Dundas Square to the Israeli consulate at Yonge and Bloor, shouting repeatedly for an “intifada.” In the Israeli-Palestinian context, an intifada means a

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Co-Founder of Egyptian-Canadian Democracy Group Publishes Antisemitic Article

March 4, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – A prominent Canada-based Egyptian political activist has published an article alleging that Israel’s supposed mistreatment of the Palestinians is worse than what Jews suffered during the Holocaust. In “The Holocaust of the 21st Century,” published on his personal blog on Feb. 17, 2020, Mohamed Sherif Kamel suggests that the memory of the

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Canadian Arabic Newspaper Runs Terrorist Official’s Antisemitic Article

March 3, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An Arabic-language newspaper in the Greater Toronto Area has published an article by a Hamas figure, praising terrorism, peddling outlandish conspiracy theories and blaming Israel’s supposed faults on Judaism itself. Hamas is the radical Islamist ruling party in the Gaza Strip, responsible for more than a decade of constant rocket attacks on

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Petition to Prime Minister Trudeau: Take Strong Stand on Palestinian Child Soldiers

February 18, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada Dear Mr. Prime Minister, For decades, the plight of Palestinian children has largely been ignored by the global community. They have fulfilled the roles of combatants, labourers, support staff, and even suicide bombers. As a result, their childhoods have been shortened by death, severe injury, or imprisonment. Neglect and

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Sign Our Petition: Canada Must Denounce the Use of Palestinian Child Soldiers

February 18, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the federal government to speak out forcefully against the recruitment and use of Palestinian child soldiers in advance of Palestinian Child Soldiers Week (Feb. 18-21). TO SIGN OUR PETITION, PLEASE CLICK HERE. Canada has been at the forefront of tackling the international problem of

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