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Three Antisemitic Attacks in Ontario During Jewish New Year

September 22, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by three antisemitic incidents that marred Jewish holiday observances in Canada’s largest province this past weekend. From Friday night to Sunday night, Jews across Canada and around the world marked Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, when members of the community pray for […]

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B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Assault on Boys in Thornhill

August 4, 2019 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is speaking out after two Jewish boys were assaulted in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area Jewish community. On Saturday afternoon, two boys wearing kippot, or Jewish skullcaps, were walking near the Garnet A. Williams Community Centre in Thornhill when another youth approached them and began swearing

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Antisemitic Vandalism Rocks Chabad Synagogue in Thornhill, Ont.

March 21, 2018 By Daniel Koren Media Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada THORNHILL, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is appalled after learning Wednesday morning that a synagogue in Thornhill, Ont. has been targeted by antisemitic vandalism. On Wednesday at about 9:40 a.m., a vandal smashed the glass doors of Chabad at Flamingo with a rock, according to Chabad

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Sobey’s Investigating BDS Sticker Found on Sabra Hummus Container in Thornhill

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada A supermarket north of Toronto was the victim of antisemitic vandalism this weekend. A sticker containing the words “Boycott Israeli Apartheid” was found on a Sabra Hummus container at a Sobey’s supermarket in Thornhill at the corner of Bathurst Street and Rutherford Road (not to be confused

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