terrorism

B’nai Brith Disturbed by Inaction on Pro-Terrorist Activities by Charities

Feb. 11, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is raising the alarm over an apparent lack of action by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) against charities that have used their resources to glorify a slain terrorist leader. In June 2020, B’nai Brith complained to the CRA and the Minister of National Revenue, Diane Lebouthillier, about a number of …

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One Year Later, Iran Still Needs to Be Held to Account

Jan. 8, 2021 TORONTO/OTTAWA – On the one year anniversary of the shooting down of Flight PS752 by an Iranian surface to air missile, Canada’s grassroots Jewish and Iranian communities are jointly calling on the federal government to take concrete action against the Iranian regime. On Jan. 8, 2020, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) shot down a …

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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian Central Council in Ramallah, Jan. 14, 2018 (Reuters / Mohamad Torokman)

Court Slams Palestinian “Pay for Slay” Program in Landmark Ruling

December 17, 2020 TORONTO – Canada’s Federal Court has issued a scathing indictment of a Palestinian scheme to incentivize terrorism in a recent immigration case. In a judgment released last week, the Court upheld a decision by the Refugee Appeal Division to deny refugee status to a Palestinian woman over her work for the Palestinian Martyrs’ Families Foundation …

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Write Your MP: The IRGC Must Be Listed As A Terrorist Organization

Dec. 1, 2020 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is calling on members of the public to contact their local Members of Parliament and demand that Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) be immediately listed as a terrorist group in its entirety. B’nai Brith held a virtual event Monday night to commemorate a tragic but little-known chapter in …

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Jewish & Iranian Communities Celebrate Friendship, Fight for Better Future

October 23, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Representatives of the grassroots Jewish and Iranian communities came together yesterday for an event that celebrated the rich history and friendship of the two communities. Speakers at the event also called for concrete action to be taken by the Canadian government in order to combat the brutal Iranian …

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U of T Must Resist Pressure Campaign

September 25, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is encouraging the University of Toronto to resist a pressure campaign demanding it hire an anti-Israel activist with ties to an organization closely linked to a terrorist group. Valentina Azarova, who has been painted by several news reports as a harmless “human-rights scholar,” was allegedly under …

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Foodbenders – Sensible Ways You Can Help

July 5, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on community members to take action against a Toronto establishment that has used antisemitic tropes and posted pro-terrorist content on social media. Foodbenders, located in the Bloordale neighbourhood of Toronto, has previously landed itself in hot water for proclaiming “[email protected] the Police” on a …

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B’nai Brith Seeks Investigation after Mosques Glorify Slain Terrorist Leader

June 29, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding answers after uncovering evidence that at least two GTA mosques held ceremonies mourning slain terrorist leader Qasem Soleimani. Soleimani, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Qods Force, a designated terrorist entity in Canada, was killed in a U.S. airstrike on Jan. 3 — sparking relief …

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Time for Canada to Hold Iran to Account: B’nai Brith

June 26, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Following a recent report about Iran seeking to reopen its ties with this country, B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the federal government to hold Iran to account. Two years have elapsed since the House of Commons passed a resolution condemning Iranian-backed terrorism and calling on the government to list the entire …

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Abbas’ Party Names Terrorist Supporter as Canadian Leader

June 19, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A glorifier of slain terrorists has been selected as the Canadian Regional Head of the political party led by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, a B’nai Brith Canada investigation has revealed. Nabil Nassar shared a Facebook post announcing that he had been appointed “Secretary of the Fatah Movement in Canada.” …

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