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Canada Post releases 2021 Hanukkah stamp

Canada Post releases 2021 Hanukkah stamp

Canada's post office, with design input from B'nai Brith, has released a new postage stamp for Hanukkah.

B’nai Brith launches Canada’s first hate incident mobile app

B’nai Brith Canada launches Canada’s first hate incident mobile app

Free app in English and French for Android and Apple phones allows the reporting of hate incidents along with photos to be made instantly.

Germany announces it will boycott Durban IV conference

Germany announces it will boycott Durban IV conference

Joins nine other countries in skipping September event marking 20th anniversary of UN Durban conference criticized for its anti-Semitism.

MLB under fire for promoting Roger Waters' show

MLB under fire for promoting Roger Waters' show

B'nai Brith International criticizes Major League Baseball’s involvement in sale of tickets for Roger Waters’ North American tour.

Man pledges largest single donation to US youth organization

Man pledges largest single donation to US youth organization

Chicago industrialist donates $25 million to BBYO to empower Jewish young women and teens.

Canada charity promotes book with anti-Semitic content

Canada charity promotes book with anti-Semitic content

B'nai Brith Canada calls on tax authority to revoke registration of anti-Israel charity over promotion of book with anti-Semitic canards.

Anti-Semitic incidents rise to record level in Canada

Anti-Semitic incidents rise to record level in Canada

B'nai Brith warns of 'whopping national increase' in anti-Semitism, calls on Canada to implement action plan.

2,000 sign petition to keep Holocaust denier out of Canada

2,000 sign petition to keep Holocaust denier out of Canada

Online petition launched by B’nai Brith Canada to stop American Holocaust denier from speaking in Toronto garners nearly 2,000 signatures.

BDS vandals target Israeli goods in Canadian mall

BDS vandals target Israeli goods in Canadian mall

Consumers at Winnipeg mall shocked to discover stickers urging boycott of Israel placed on boxes containing Israeli products.

Idan Raichel to receive citation for cultural contribution

Idan Raichel to receive B'nai Brith citation

B'nai Brith world center to confer citation upon musician Idan Raichel for fostering closer Israel-Diaspora relations through the arts

Canadian Football Player Fined for Anti-Semitic Tweets

Football Player Fined for Anti-Semitic Tweets

Defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell fined by CFL and his team in Montreal after tweeting Holocaust denial video.

B'nai B'rith Urges Kerry to Oppose PA's UN Resolution

B'nai B'rith Urges Kerry to Oppose PA Resolution

In a letter to the US Secretary of State, B'nei B'rith calls PA resolution an 'unacceptable circumvention of negotiations with Israel.'

Jews and Muslims Speak Out Against Controversial Quebec Bill

Jews, Muslims Against Quebec Bill

Jewish and Muslim groups in Quebec denounce bill that would ban religious symbols in governmental offices, agencies and institutions.

B'nai Brith Distances Itself from Shalit Criticism

B'nai Brith Distances Itself from Shalit Criticism

B’nai Brith International has distanced itself from an article in a Canadian newspaper which was critical of former captive soldier.

Shalit Visit to Canada Raises Eyebrows

Shalit Visit to Canada Raises Eyebrows

B'nai Brith Canada suggests that Gilad Shalit is no hero and having him speak in Canada broadcasts a message of weakness.

Report: Anti-Semitism in Canada Up 3.7%

Report: Anti-Semitism in Canada Up 3.7%

Anti-Semitic incidents increased by 3.7% in 2012, but have doubled in the past decade, annual audit finds.