Toronto

B’nai Brith Applauds TDSB for Swift Action on Yellow-Star Case but Our Concerns Remain

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada applauds the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) for removing a teacher from the classroom after comparing vaccine passports to the yellow Star of David that Jews were forced to wear in the Holocaust. The interim principal at Ledbury Park Elementary and Middle School in Toronto informed parents last week that the teacher was …

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B’nai Brith Demands Action after “Death to America” Vigil

Jan. 06, 2022 Toronto – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that a federal corporation be dissolved after it organized a vigil endorsing terrorist groups and calling for death to Canada’s southern neighbour. Last Sunday evening, a small group gathered in front of the U.S. Consulate in downtown Toronto to mark the death of Qasem Soleimani, …

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7th Annual Golf Tournament – Toronto

Excitement is building for B’nai Brith Canada’s 7th Annual Charity Golf Classic. The event ensures great golf and fun, along with wonderful prizes, auction items, and delicious food. The event is sold out, but there are still sponsorship opportunities available.

B’nai Brith Welcomes Vindication of Jewish School Trustee

Dec. 08, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is relieved by a failed attempt tonight to censure a Jewish trustee of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) for speaking out against antisemitism. During a May controversy over materials distributed by a TDSB equity advisor, Trustee Alexandra Lulka, who represents Ward 5 – York Centre, which has …

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B’nai Brith Rejects Flimsy U of T Antisemitism Report

Dec. 08, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is appalled by a counterproductive report from the University of Toronto that will allow a climate of antisemitism to continue on its campus. U of T’s Antisemitism Working Group, formed in December of 2020 and composed of academics and campus bureaucrats, issued its final report on Wednesday, following a …

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B’nai Brith Canada’s Volunteers of the Month: Tiphaera Ziner Cohen

B’nai Brith Canada has introduced a new feature that is being posted regularly at www.bnaibrith.ca/volunteer-with-us. This feature allows us to pay tribute and express gratitude to exceptional volunteers who have given their time and energy to further the missions of our grassroots, human-rights organization. We are grateful and proud of — Tiphaera Ziner Cohen realized …

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B’nai Brith Calls on Government to Examine U of T Hiring Process

Nov 3, 2021 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the Federal Government to investigate a troubling hiring process at the University of Toronto. Last year, the university’s law school sought to hire Valentina Azarova, a controversial academic based in Germany, to lead the prestigious International Human Rights Program (IHRP). B’nai Brith strongly objected …

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Toronto Law Prof Apologizes after Linking Jewish Judge to Nazi Figure

Oct. 10, 2021 TORONTO – A University of Toronto law professor says he is “deeply sorry” after juxtaposing a Jewish judge with an infamous Nazi jurist on his Twitter account for months. As exposed by B’nai Brith Canada on Thursday, Mohammad Fadel’s Twitter profile picture had depicted Justice David Spiro, a Jewish member of Canada’s Tax …

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