Jerusalem

B’nai Brith Canada Applauds CPC Resolution on Jerusalem

Aug. 26, 2018 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is applauding a Conservative Party of Canada resolution to move Canada’s embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the Jewish people. On Saturday, at the annual CPC convention in Halifax, Conservative delegates overwhelmingly …

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There’s No Two-State Solution with a Partner That Doesn’t Want Peace

The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. Jan. 3, 2018 In his recent op-ed, “Is the two-state solution still possible?,” (page doesn`t exist anymore) a University of Prince Edward Island professor notes he won’t pore over the “various proposals” for peace in the Middle East …

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UNGA Resolution Against Jerusalem Unhelpful to Peace Process: B’nai Brith Canada

By Daniel Koren Media Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada Dec. 21, 2017 Thursday’s resolution by the United Nations General Assembly is unhelpful to the peace process, B’nai Brith Canada has concluded. The resolution urges the United States to withdraw its recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. It was approved by 128 countries, with 35 …

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Vancouver Mayor Responds to Flag-Burning at Anti-Israel Protest

Dec 12, 2017 By Tevy Pilc and Aidan Fishman B’nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – In a statement provided to B’nai Brith Canada and its supporters on Monday, Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson denounced the burning of an Israeli flag at a protest Saturday, along with a number of other recent incidents in the city. “Recently,” the mayor stated, …

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A Message From Our Chair of the Board: This Chanukah, Let’s Rededicate Ourselves to Jerusalem

Dear Friends, Tonight marks the first night of Chanukah, an eight-day festival of lights synonymous with eating sufganiyot and latkes, playing ‘spin the dreidel,’ and lighting the menorah. But Chanukah also has a much deeper and more significant meaning, one that is particularly relevant today: it marks the Jewish people’s rededication to the Holy Temple …

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B’nai Brith Canada Outraged After Protesters Burn Israeli Flags in Vancouver

By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada December 10, 2017 VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is outraged and calling for action after anti-Israel protests took place in Vancouver Friday and Saturday, when children were encouraged to chant terrorist slogans and protesters stole and destroyed Israeli flags. The protests …

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B’nai Brith Canada Calls on Ottawa to Follow U.S. Lead on Jerusalem

By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada Dec. 6, 2017  OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on Ottawa to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and make plans to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv, as U.S. President Donald Trump prepares to announce a similar move later today. …

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The Globe and Mail Must Also Apologize for Misleading Headline on Palestinian Terrorism

June 18, 2017 After severe public backlash from officials across the political spectrum – both in Israel and abroad – the BBC apologized Sunday for running a headline that grossly misinformed its readers about Friday’s terrorist attack in Jerusalem. Following the attack that eventually took 23-year-old Hadas Malka’s life, the BBC published an article with the headline: “Three Palestinians Killed …

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CONTEST: Celebrate Jerusalem Day with Your Favourite Zionist Heroes!

May 17, 2017 Fifty years ago, facing Arab armies mobilizing against it, the Israel Defence Forces staged a preemptive strike leading to the 1967 Six-Day War, which resulted in the reunification of Jerusalem and instituting the freedom of religion for all faiths to gain access to the Kotel (Western Wall). Most notably, the war marked …

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