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B’nai Brith Canada Deeply Concerned by Statements from NDP MPs

Jan. 5, 2021 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada wrote to federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh on Monday, refuting the comments of NDP Members of Parliament, who posted inflammatory social media statements that treat Israel in a totally unfair manner and that add fuel to the fire of antisemitic conspiracy theories. Charlie Angus, the MP for Timmins—James …

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B’nai Brith Condemns U of T Labour Union over Antisemitic Tweets

January 5, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is taking a labour union at the University of Toronto (U of T) to task over a series of anti-Israel and antisemitic tweets issued by its official Twitter account. On Friday, CUPE 3902 lashed out at Federal NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, lamenting the fact that his “recent rejection …

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B’nai Brith Demands NDP Drop Candidate Who Defaced Store Products

September 19, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by the New Democratic Party’s nomination of a candidate who was filmed affixing “warning” labels to Israeli products on Canadian store shelves and encouraging Canadians to boycott them. Miranda Gallo, the NDP candidate for the Montreal riding of Saint-Laurent, starred in the troubling videos in 2016 …

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NDP Ousts Nova Scotia Candidate over Antisemitic Tweets

June 27, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada The federal New Democratic Party has turfed its former nominee in the Nova Scotia riding of Dartmouth-Cole Harbour over a series of tweets in which she compared Israel to Nazi Germany and suggested that the Jewish State’s actions were reminiscent of the Holocaust. Last Friday, Rana Zaman posted on Twitter that she would no longer be an NDP candidate “due to ‘words’ …

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Massive Defeat for Anti-Israel Forces as Pro-BDS Resolution Stalls at NDP Convention

Feb. 16, 2018 By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director, League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – In a massive setback for Canada’s anti-Israel camp, a resolution aiming to eliminate Israel as a Jewish State will not be voted on by NDP members at this weekend’s national convention in Ottawa. The resolution, which would have opened the door for economic warfare against Israel – including …

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Niki Ashton Responds to B’nai Brith Advocacy, Cuts Off Endorsement by Holocaust Denier

August 22, 2017 By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Earlier today, B’nai Brith Canada issued a press release ‎calling on NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton to reject the endorsements of Nazih Khatatba, who has a history of promoting Holocaust denial. In response to our advocacy on behalf of …

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NDP Leadership Candidate Endorsed by Holocaust-Denying Community Leader and Newspaper

August 22, 2017 By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton has been endorsed by a controversial Canadian-Palestinian figure with a history of Holocaust denial. In a public August 15 Facebook post, Nazih Khatatba wrote that it was a “duty and responsibility” to register as an …

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NDP Deputy Leader Facilitates Pro-Shoufani Press Conference at Queen’s Park

The Deputy Leader of the Ontario NDP booked space for a press conference held last Wednesday at Queen’s Park that was aimed at defending controversial teacher Nadia Shoufani, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Sources told B’nai Brith that Jagmeet Singh booked the Queen’s Park Media Studio for the unusual press conference, which was intended to galvanize support …

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