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B’nai Brith Investigation on IJV Produces Positive Reactions

B’nai Brith Investigation on IJV Produces Positive Reactions   By Jordan Zaitchik B’nai Brith Canada Earlier this week, B’nai Brith Canada began a series of revelations following an investigation of Independent Jewish Voices. The investigation revealed that it used social media to promote the boycott and sanctions movement against Israel, Holocaust denial, and its affiliation with white supremacist …

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‘We Take Direction from Palestinian Leadership,’ IJV Representative Admits

May 21, 2019 TORONTO – A representative of the “Independent Jewish Voices” (IJV) fringe group admitted Saturday that the organization takes its direction from Palestinians and not members of Canada’s grassroots Jewish community. At an anti-Israel protest at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, an IJV spokesperson concluded her speech by saying: “I’m really grateful that Palestine House is rejuvenating …

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

On June 22, 2016, B’nai Brith Canada issued a statement broken link 1 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 has been previously exposed …

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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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Discredited IJV Dictating Green Party Foreign Policy

The Green Party of Canada is relying heavily on the discredited “Independent Jewish Voices” organization to formulate its new foreign policy, which reveals the party’s shocking lack of rational thought, B’nai Brith says. Only two foreign policy resolutions are to be debated at its annual convention in Ottawa in August, and both single out Israel. …

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