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B’nai Brith Pleased with Convictions in Hamilton Synagogue Vandalism Case

Nov. 9, 2021 HAMILTON, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada commends Ontario’s judicial system for holding two young men accountable for vandalizing a synagogue in Hamilton. The two men were found guilty of vandalizing the parking lot of a Hamilton synagogue with antisemitic and anti-Black graffiti. They wrote, “No Jews” and drew a swastika in the

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B’nai Brith Appalled by Wave of Swastika Graffiti

August 19, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is alarmed by a noticeable increase in antisemitic vandalism across the country, seemingly coinciding with the start of the federal election campaign. In the latest outrage, on Thursday morning, a swastika and other graffiti was discovered on the entrance of the Beth Sholom Synagogue in midtown Toronto. That

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B’nai Brith Denounces Antisemitic Graffiti During Passover in Toronto

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is deeply disturbed by two brazen incidents of antisemitic vandalism in the North York district of Toronto over the Jewish Passover holiday. On Wednesday, the fourth day of Passover, B’nai Brith was made aware of graffiti on the side of a Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) entrance in the Yonge and Finch

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B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Swastika Vandalism at Montreal Synagogue

Jan. 13, 2021 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is outraged and alarmed by a serious act of antisemitism targeting a synagogue in Montreal. A man was apprehended in the midst of spray painting swastikas on the prominent Shaar Hashomayim synagogue in Montreal’s Westmount neighbourhood. He was first spotted by the synagogue’s security guards, then arrested by Montreal Police. Particularly

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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 Horrified by Desecration of Montreal Synagogue

May 28, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is shocked and appalled by the violation of a local synagogue, one of the worst such incidents to take place in Canada in years. On Wednesday, a congregant visited the Sepharade Kol Yehouda synagogue in Côte St-Luc, Que. with his son to retrieve ritual items for

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