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Jewish Organizations Deplore Canada’s Decision to Support Biased UN Resolution

OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada joined with The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) in expressing deep disappointment with the Canadian government’s decision today to vote in favour of a U.N. General Assembly resolution that affirms Palestinian self-determination, while failing to affirm Jewish self-determination in the indigenous and ancestral […]

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Major Jewish Groups to PM: Return to Principled Voting at UN

November 16, 2020 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center have joined the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) in formally writing to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne, urging the Government of Canada to return to its principled and unequivocal opposition to the annual United Nations General Assembly

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Foodbenders Faces Municipal Prosecution Following B’nai Brith Campaign

November 1, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The City of Toronto has filed charges against a local establishment that has used antisemitic smears and supported terrorists on social media, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Foodbenders, located in Toronto’s west end, became a lightning rod for controversy in July when it told its Instagram followers: “#zionistsnotwelcome.” Other posts by

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Deport Helmut Oberlander Immediately

October 22, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada demands that the federal government ensure the swift deportation of ex-Nazi Helmut Oberlander. Oberlander and his legal team have long stalled his deportation with endless legal challenges and delays. Last December, Oberlander’s appeal effort was rejected by the Supreme Court of Canada. Now, the Immigration and Refugee

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B’nai Brith to PM: Throne Speech Should Confront Antisemitism

September 14, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – In advance of the Speech from the Throne in nine days, B’nai Brith Canada has written Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterating the importance of confronting antisemitism during this challenging time of COVID-19. “The Speech from the Throne is a major statement of government direction, setting out an agenda

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B’nai Brith Corrects Canada’s UN Ambassador

June 15, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada has written to Marc-André Blanchard, Canada’s Ambassador to the United Nations, to express concern over anti-Israel bias and misinformation at the UN. In a June 10 letter to UN Member States and Observer States, Blanchard affirmed Canada’s commitment to a two-state solution – but also

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B’nai Brith Denounces Hypocritical Letter to PM on Israel

June 4, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is denouncing a highly publicized open letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as both hypocritical and unjustified. The letter, released earlier this week, was written by a group of retired Canadian diplomats who objected to hypothetical Israeli government plans to extend its legal jurisdiction to

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