The League for Human Rights

Court Grants B’nai Brith Canada Intervener Status in Israeli Wines Case

May 14, 2019 TORONTO – The League for Human Rights, B’nai Brith Canada’s advocacy arm, has been granted intervener status in an upcoming court case concerning the labelling of Israeli products in Canada. The case will take place next week in a Toronto courtroom. In July 2017, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) briefly removed  two …

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A New Normal? Antisemitism in Canada Sets Record for Third Consecutive Year

April 29, 2019 OTTAWA – For the third consecutive year, records were set in 2018 for antisemitism in Canada. The 2018 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, produced by B’nai Brith Canada’s advocacy arm, the League for Human Rights, recorded 2,041 incidents of antisemitism, a 16.5 per cent increase over the previous year. Incidents of antisemitism included: A …

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Sign Up for B’nai Brith’s 2018 Human Rights Initiative Grant

Feb. 9, 2018 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada-Midwest Region and The League for Human Rights are now accepting applicants for its 2018 Human Rights Initiative Grant in Manitoba. The goal of the B’nai Brith Human Rights Initiative Grant Fund is to inspire individuals to create human rights projects that …

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Town Hall Meeting on Medical Assistance in Dying

Dear Friends, Given the recent controversy surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and how it pertains to religious communities, B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights is hosting an important Town Hall meeting to discuss the effects of this issue on medical professionals, patients, families, and friends. All are welcome to attend. Where: B’nai Brith Canada Headquarters …

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Community Leaders Gather for B’nai Brith Special Advisory Council Meeting

March 9, 2017 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada More than 25 community leaders and human rights activists gathered for a special meeting of the League for Human Rights’ Special Advisory Council on March 7, 2017 at the B’nai Brith Canada National Headquarters in Toronto. Now entering its 10th year, the Special Advisory Council to the …

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League for Human Rights to Host Award-Winning Holocaust Author

B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights is proud to host award-winning author Dr. Steve (Gunnar S.) Paulsson for a lecture at Beth Emeth Synagogue in Toronto on Thursday, Jan. 26. Entitled “The Other Jews of Warsaw: An Underground Community and its Struggle to Survive,” the event will feature Dr. Paulsson discussing his decades-long Holocaust research, conclusions …

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League for Human Rights Hosts Briefing on Campus Antisemitism

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights hosted a conference call on Tuesday, Dec. 20 featuring B’nai Birth Canada’s Campus Advocacy Coordinator Aidan Fishman, who briefed League volunteers and members (including both students and professors) on the situation of antisemitism on Canadian campuses and B’nai Brith’s role …

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League for Human Rights Hosts Briefing on U.S. Election with Professor Aurel Braun

  By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights hosted a conference call on Tuesday, Nov. 15 featuring renowned University of Toronto professor Aurel Braun, briefing League volunteers on what the U.S. election results mean for Canada and the world. The League volunteer-exclusive event allowed participants, which included academics, university …

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Sign Up for B’nai Brith’s Human Rights Initiative Grant

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada-Midwest Region and The League for Human Rights are proud to announce the launch of a new human rights initiative grant in Manitoba. The goal of the B’nai Brith Human Rights Initiative Grant Fund is to inspire individuals to create human rights projects that will …

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