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Toronto man arrested over vicious attack on elderly Jew

Toronto man arrested over vicious attack on elderly Jew

26-year-old facing seven charges stemming from July attack on elderly Jewish employee in liquor store in Toronto.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/09/2021 20:03
Toronto man arrested following anti-Semitic assaults

Toronto man arrested following anti-Semitic assaults

32-year-old facing new assault charges after allegedly attacking people he perceived as Jewish in Toronto.Elad Benari, 14/09/2021 04:58
Canadian Jewish groups providing help to Afghan refugees

Canadian Jewish groups providing help to Afghan refugees

B’nai Brith Canada and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center working with Afghan immigration org to aid refugees arriving in Canada.Dan Verbin, Canada, 06/09/2021 19:40
B'nai Brith calls out Canadian uni for course on anti-Semitism taught by anti-Zionist prof

B'nai Brith calls out Canadian uni for course on anti-Semitism taught by anti-Zionist prof

B’nai Brith Canada still concerned about risk updated, new course will "promote hostility toward Jews."Dan Verbin, 24/08/2021 22:59
B'nai Brith Canada calls on gov to deny work permit to controversial academic

B'nai Brith Canada calls on gov to deny work permit to controversial academic

Advocacy org says that hiring academic linked to controversy around her anti-Israel views would amount to "substantial harm."Dan Verbin, 13/08/2021 17:58
Toronto protesters call for violence against Jews

Toronto protesters call for violence against Jews

B’nai Brith Canada condemns ongoing failure by authorities to prevent hateful rallies targeting Israeli Jews in downtown Toronto.Elad Benari, 09/08/2021 06:45
B'nai Brith Canada pens letter calling on grocery stores to drop Ben & Jerry's

B'nai Brith Canada pens letter calling on grocery stores to drop Ben & Jerry's

B'nai Brith calls on Canadians to sign their letter to let grocers know that consumers no longer want to buy Ben & Jerry's ice cream.Dan Verbin, Canada, 06/08/2021 19:34
Canadian postal union defamation suit against B'nai Brith to go ahead

Canadian postal union defamation suit against B'nai Brith to go ahead

Ontario Court of Appeal rules that Canadian postal union can sue B'nai Brith for claims about its relationship with Palestinian union.Dan Verbin, 04/08/2021 17:44
Toronto yeshiva suing Ontario gov for COVID-related safety funds

Toronto yeshiva suing Ontario gov for COVID-related safety funds

Lawsuit argues Toronto Cheder and other private schools were unfairly treated when Ontario only gave federal COVID funds to public schools.Dan Verbin, 02/08/2021 21:33
B’nai Brith Canada 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.Dan Verbin, 02/08/2021 18:18
Toronto man assaulted in broad daylight for being Jewish

Toronto man assaulted in broad daylight for being Jewish

Man walking his dog in Midtown area was shoved into fence by passerby who yelled anti-Israel invective at him after he fell to the ground.Dan Verbin, 29/07/2021 21:11
Canadian PM: 'Good intentions are not enough' to combat Jew hate

Canadian PM: 'Good intentions are not enough' to combat Jew hate

PM Trudeau speaks at national anti-Semitism summit criticized for failing to invite opposition leaders, including Jewish Green Party leader.Dan Verbin, 22/07/2021 15:06
B'nai Brith slams Toronto school board for ignoring Jew-hatred

B'nai Brith slams Toronto school board for ignoring Jew-hatred

Jewish community outraged after reinstatement of staffer who posted "virulently anti-Israel" material that justified suicide bombings.Dan Verbin, 19/07/2021 19:34
Appeal of editor of anti-Semitic Toronto newspaper denied

Appeal of editor of anti-Semitic Toronto newspaper denied

James Sears, editor of Toronto newspaper Your Ward News, was found guilty of promoting hatred against Jews and women.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/07/2021 01:44
B'na Brith slams Canadian political party for ignoring Jew hate

B'na Brith slams Canadian political party for ignoring Jew hate

After NDP MP urges support for jailed PFLP senior leader, calling her a "human rights campaigner," B'nai Brith expresses outrage.Dan Verbin, 14/07/2021 16:02
B'nai Brith Canada asks for community input ahead of national anti-Semitism summit

B'nai Brith Canada asks for community input ahead of national anti-Semitism summit

Canadian government's announcement of national summit to combat anti-Semitism needs to lead to a national action plan, says B'nai Brith.Dan Verbin, 13/07/2021 15:06
Government of Ontario to combat anti-Semitism in schools

Government of Ontario to combat anti-Semitism in schools

Canadian province of Ontario announces plan to counter rising anti-Semitism in schools and communities.Elad Benari, 06/07/2021 05:38
Canadian network cuts ties with Arabic-language program due to anti-Semitic rhetoric

Canadian network cuts ties with Arabic-language program due to anti-Semitic rhetoric

Canada’s largest multicultural television channel will no longer broadcast Arabic-language program which used anti-Semitic rhetoric online.Elad Benari, 01/07/2021 06:43
Protesters in Winnipeg sing: Get lost, you son of a Jew!

Protesters in Winnipeg sing: Get lost, you son of a Jew!

B’nai Brith Canada calls for hate crimes charges after protesters in Winnipeg play anti-Semitic song composed by a band linked to Hamas.Elad Benari, 31/05/2021 05:11
Calgary protesters threaten violence against Jews

Calgary protesters threaten violence against Jews

B’nai Brith Canada calls for charges against protesters in city of Calgary who called for violence against Jews during anti-Israel protests.Elad Benari, 27/05/2021 06:42
B'nai Brith Canada: Is Canada still safe for Jews?

B'nai Brith Canada: Is Canada still safe for Jews?

In an "open letter to Canada," B'nai Brith's Michael Mostyn calls the recent rise in anti-Semitism a “wake-up call for Canadian Jewry.”Dan Verbin, 26/05/2021 14:55
Popular Canadian podcast guest accuses Jews of "buying off the media"

Popular Canadian podcast guest accuses Jews of "buying off the media"

“This is why Jewish Canadian organizations...exist. If we don't advocate for ourselves, no one will," says CIJA's Adir Krafman in response.Dan Verbin, 14/05/2021 19:10
Canadian government urged to disavow Durban IV

Canadian government urged to disavow Durban IV

B’nai Brith Canada, FSWC call on Canadian government to disavow the Durban IV conference and affirm Canada’s refusal to participate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/05/2021 04:39
Canada: Nearly half of violent anti-Semitism related to coronavirus outbreak

Canada: Nearly half of violent anti-Semitism related to coronavirus outbreak

Nearly half of violent anti-Semitic incidents in Canada were COVID-19 related, watchdog reports.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 28/04/2021 09:01
B'nai Brith: Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada increased 18% in 2020

B'nai Brith: Anti-Semitic incidents in Canada increased 18% in 2020

Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents 2020 finds that Jews are still the most targeted group in Canada for hate crimes.Dan Verbin, 27/04/2021 02:51
Ontario Government pulls ads from anti-Semitic newspaper

Ontario Government pulls ads from anti-Semitic newspaper

B’nai Brith Canada urges private businesses to follow Government in cancelling advertisements in pro-Palestinian newspaper.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/04/2021 06:17
B’nai Brith Canada condemns latest Toronto anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada condemns latest Toronto anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada condemns two incidents of anti-Semitic vandalism in the North York district of Toronto.Elad Benari, 01/04/2021 04:59
Faculty of Canadian university oppose IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

Faculty of Canadian university oppose IHRA definition of anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada urges University of Manitoba’s Faculty Association to abandon motion opposing IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 25/03/2021 05:01
Arrest made in connection with Montreal synagogue vandalism

Arrest made in connection with Montreal synagogue vandalism

B'nai Brith Canada says Montreal man has been arrested in connection with the desecration of a synagogue in May 2020.Elad Benari, 12/03/2021 05:40
University of Toronto urged to stop using terrorist's image to promote event

University of Toronto urged to stop using terrorist's image to promote event

B’nai Brith Canada calls out University of Toronto for using image of Palestinian Arab terrorist to promote an upcoming event.Elad Benari, 04/03/2021 05:23
B'nai Brith calls on University of Toronto to implement ruling on BDS

B'nai Brith calls on University of Toronto to implement ruling on BDS

The University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union was recently ordered to stop using student fees to promote BDS.Elad Benari, 03/03/2021 06:12
Professor at Canadian university laments 'Israeli influence'

Professor at Canadian university laments 'Israeli influence'

B’nai Brith Canada calls on Carleton University to speak out against professor who alleged Jewish money was corrupting the institution.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/02/2021 23:12
NBC pulls episode of show which smeared religious Jews

NBC pulls episode of show which smeared religious Jews

NBC pulls from digital platforms episode of Nurses which portrays Hasidic Jews in negative manner.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2021 03:33
Toronto university ordered to abandon BDS

Toronto university ordered to abandon BDS

University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union told to stop using student fees to promote BDS.Elad Benari, Canada, 05/02/2021 23:08
B’nai Brith Canada urges police action over anti-Semitic incitement

B’nai Brith Canada urges police action over anti-Semitic incitement

B’nai Brith Canada reaches out to police following revelation of incitement by imam in the province of British Columbia.Ben Ariel, 25/11/2020 03:37
Jewish organizations criticize Canada’s support of biased UN resolution

Jewish organizations criticize Canada’s support of biased UN resolution

Three Jewish groups in Canada express disappointment after government votes in favor of UN resolution on Palestinian self-determination.Elad Benari, 20/11/2020 03:08
Canadian Jewish groups call on PM: Return to principled voting at UN

Canadian Jewish groups call on PM: Return to principled voting at UN

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government last year changed course on its voting on UN resolutions entitled "The Question of Palestine."Elad Benari, 17/11/2020 06:33
Charges against anti-Semitic Toronto establishment

Charges against anti-Semitic Toronto establishment

City of Toronto files charges against local establishment that used anti-Semitic smears and supported terrorists on social media.Elad Benari, 02/11/2020 05:37
Three anti-Semitic attacks recorded in Ontario during Rosh Hashanah

Three anti-Semitic attacks recorded in Ontario during Rosh Hashanah

B’nai Brith Canada reports three anti-Semitic incidents during Rosh Hashanah observances in the province of Ontario this past weekend.Elad Benari, 23/09/2020 05:38
Polish National Union of Canada condemns anti-Semitic newspaper

Polish National Union of Canada condemns anti-Semitic newspaper

Last week, B’nai Brith Canada revealed that a Toronto-based Polish newspaper blamed COVID-19 on a Jewish conspiracy.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 15/08/2020 00:49
Polish-language Toronto newspaper blames Jews for coronavirus pandemic

Polish-language Toronto newspaper blames Jews for coronavirus pandemic

B’nai Brith Canada says Polish-language newspaper blamed coronavirus pandemic on the Jewish community.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 07/08/2020 06:20
B’nai Brith files police complaint over anti-Semitic rally near Toronto

B’nai Brith files police complaint over anti-Semitic rally near Toronto

B’nai Brith Canada files hate-crimes complaint after protesters chanted hateful anti-Semitic slogans at anti-Israel protest west of Toronto.Elad Benari, 09/07/2020 06:21
Uber cuts ties with Toronto restaurant which used anti-Semitic tropes

Uber cuts ties with Toronto restaurant which used anti-Semitic tropes

Following B'nai Brith Advocacy, Uber Canada will no longer deliver products from Toronto restaurant which said "Zionists aren't welcome".Ben Ariel, 07/07/2020 05:40
Toronto restaurant says 'Zionists not welcome'

Toronto restaurant says 'Zionists not welcome'

Toronto restaurant comes under fire for asserting that "Zionists are Nazis". Its owner says she is not anti-Semitic.Ben Ariel, 06/07/2020 01:08
Israelis called 'thieves and murderers' at Toronto Al-Quds Day event

Israelis called 'thieves and murderers' at Toronto Al-Quds Day event

Virtual event in Toronto in honor of Iranian Al-Quds Day again used to spread hate against Israel.Elad Benari, 19/05/2020 04:41
Spate of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Toronto

Spate of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Toronto

B’nai Brith Canada denounces anti-Semitic graffiti in the downtown Toronto area over the Passover holiday.Elad Benari, 14/04/2020 06:07
Toronto university labor union under fire for anti-Semitic tweet

Toronto university labor union under fire for anti-Semitic tweet

B’nai Brith Canada condemns labor union at University of Toronto following anti-Israel and anti-Semitic tweets.Ben Ariel, 06/01/2020 02:11
Canadian Government to appeal court ruling on 'settlement' wine

Canadian Government to appeal court ruling on 'settlement' wine

Jewish groups welcome Government appeal of court ruling that Judea and Samaria wine cannot be labeled as products made in Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/09/2019 01:08
Montreal taxi driver charged following assault of Jewish man

Montreal taxi driver charged following assault of Jewish man

Former taxi driver charged after assault of a Jewish man on July 28.Ben Ariel, 06/09/2019 05:07
Toronto man charged after shouting 'Heil Hitler' at Jews

Toronto man charged after shouting 'Heil Hitler' at Jews

B'nai Brith Canada complains to police after man accosts participants at Walk with Israel in Toronto.Ben Ariel, 04/09/2019 05:40
Canadian election candidate ousted over anti-Semitic comments

Canadian election candidate ousted over anti-Semitic comments

Liberal Party of Canada ousts candidate after B’nai Brith Canada reveals his past allegedly anti-Semitic comments.Arutz Sheva Staff and JTA, 02/09/2019 06:23
Publisher of anti-Semitic Toronto paper gets house arrest

Publisher of anti-Semitic Toronto paper gets house arrest

Jewish groups respond with mixed feelings after publisher of Toronto paper that promoted hatred is sentenced to 12 months of house arrest.Elad Benari, 30/08/2019 05:01
White nationalists banned from using Toronto mailing service

White nationalists banned from using Toronto mailing service

Saskatchewan-based white nationalist group barred from using Toronto mailing service following information provided by B'nai Brith Canada.Ben Ariel, 28/08/2019 06:51
'Jews are spying on you,' Ontario newspaper claims

'Jews are spying on you,' Ontario newspaper claims

B’nai Brith Canada finds frequent anti-Semitism in Goniec, Polish language Canadian newspaper.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2019 21:35
Imam ousted from community center in Edmonton

Imam ousted from community center in Edmonton

Imam in Canadian city prevented from leading prayers after B’nai Brith Canada draws attention to his hateful rhetoric.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/08/2019 05:02
Two Jewish boys assaulted north of Toronto

Two Jewish boys assaulted north of Toronto

B'nai Brith concerned after two boys wearing kippot attacked by youth while walking in Thornhill.Elad Benari, 05/08/2019 04:44
Jewish Canadian organizations: Suspend funding to UNRWA

Jewish Canadian organizations: Suspend funding to UNRWA

CIJA, B'nai Brith Canada urge government to suspend funding to UN agency for "Palestinian refugees" in wake of corruption report.Elad Benari, 01/08/2019 05:10