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UNRWA Reform: Another Missed Opportunity for Canada

December 21, 2020 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is extremely disappointed that the Government of Canada has announced a renewed financial contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine ‘Refugees’ in the Near East, while falling far short on pressing for major institutional reforms. Today’s announcement fails to address the systemic problems underlying […]

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Canada Can Strengthen Its Bid for a UN Security Council Seat by Avoiding Funding Palestinian NGOs That Attack Jews and Israel

June 5, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Canada is campaigning for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, a bid which could be strengthened if funding is withheld from Palestinian non-governmental organizations with links to terrorism or which inspire hatred against Israel. In a recent report, the highly respected research institute, NGO Monitor, details how UN-coordinated

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B’nai Brith Canada to New Foreign Minister: Lead Way in Fighting Antisemitism

December 9, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Canada’s new Minister of Foreign Affairs, François-Philippe Champagne, as he takes up his new role. While the ministerial mandate letter will be released soon, we believe any such mandate must include various key responsibilities for the sake of protecting Canada’s Jewish community, combating the

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Our Appeal to the Prime Minister: Confronting Antisemitism Will Strengthen National Unity

December 3, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada has submitted a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlining its priorities ahead of the new session of Parliament, which begins on Thursday, Dec. 5. The letter lists specific proposals and aims to continue our push for a concerted effort to combat hate and racism

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