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Quebec producers distance themselves from anti-Hasidic remarks

Following B'nai Brith request, Quebec show producers distance themselves from guest’s remarks about Hasidic Jews.

Producers distance themselves from anti-Hasidic remarks

Canadian politician apologizes for supporting Nazi officer

B'nai Brith Canada says apology of NDP candidate Steve Parish does not go far enough.

Canadian politician apologizes for supporting Nazi

Canadian national anti-hate forum praised by Jewish org

National Multicultural Forum Against Hate brings together 250 human rights activists from across Canada to discuss combating hate.

Canadian national anti-hate forum praised by Jewish org

B’nai Brith slams Nazi comparison of Toronto Jewish judge

B'nai Brith “deeply disturbed” by University of Toronto's lack of action toward a law prof who on Twitter compared a Jewish judge to a Nazi.

B’nai Brith slams Nazi comparison of Toronto Jewish judge

B'nai Brith takes Toronto school board to task for 'turning a blind eye to anti-Semitism'

B’nai Brith is leading a complaint against the Toronto District School Board for failing to tackle anti-Jewish content shared with teachers.

Toronto school board 'turning a blind eye to anti-Semitism'

B'nai Brith slams Canada for not deporting Nazi collaborator who passed away at 97

B'nai Brith calls government's failure to deport Helmut Oberlander after a 25 year legal battle a "stain on our national conscience."

B'nai Brith slams Canada for not deporting Nazi collaborator

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."

B'nai Brith calls out Canadian uni for course on anti-Semitism

B'nai Brith calls for resignation of U of T faculty association pres over remarks

B'nai Brith Canada calls faculty body head's remarks "inappropriate, and harmful to the campus’ Jewish community.”

B'nai Brith calls for ouster of U of T faculty association pres

Canadian TV station cuts ties with controversial Arabic show after B'nai Brith complaint

Show had promoted false information that suspect in anti-Muslim attack in London, Ont. was Jewish and made offensive comments about Israel.

Canadian TV station cuts ties with controversial Arabic show

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.”

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

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.

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

Anti-Semitic 'Nurses' episode pulled from Global TV website

Global TV apologizes for 'Nurses' episode which featured inaccurate and offensive depiction of Hasidic Jews and Jewish law.

Anti-Semitic 'Nurses' episode pulled from Global TV website

Israeli MK congratulates father on Canadian envoy nomination

Blue & White MK congratulates father on appointment as Canada's special envoy on preserving Holocaust remembrance & combating anti-Semitism.

Israeli MK congratulates father on Canadian envoy nominationplayer

Jewish groups provide emergency help to Bahamas after hurricane

Jewish groups mobilize to help, after at least 7 confirmed dead in Hurricane Dorian, with death toll expected to rise.

Jewish groups provide emergency help to Bahamas after hurricane

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.

Anti-Semitic incidents rise to record level in Canada

Guatemalan president honored for moving embassy to Jerusalem

B’nai B’rith honors Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for embassy move to Jerusalem.

Guatemalan president honored for moving embassy to Jerusalem

Residents of ‘Swastika Trail’ push to rename Canadian street

Symbol of bigotry - or good luck? Residents divided over street name in Ontario town.

Residents of ‘Swastika Trail’ push to rename Canadian street

Anti-Semitism declining compared with peak of 2014

71% of anti-Semitic incidents occurred in Ontario, 21% in Quebec.

Canada: Anti-Semitism declining compared with peak of 2014

Jewish group wants to ban anti-Semitic comedian

B’nai Brith in Montreal looking to ban French comedian who has several convictions for violating hate speech laws in Europe.

Canada: Jewish group wants to ban anti-Semitic comedian

Even American Jews Oppose Iran Deal, by 2-1 Margin

Survey shows that 45% of Jews oppose (22% in favor). Americans in general are even more opposed.

Even American Jews Oppose Iran Deal, by 2-1 Margin

Condemnation of Church Arson Continues to Pour In

Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein of International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), slams arson as 'a product of xenophobia.'

Condemnation of Church Arson Continues to Pour In

Canadian Jews 'More Afraid'

Bnai Brith says while total number of hate acts against Jews declined slightly, this is only half of the story.

Canadian Jews 'More Afraid'

'Jews Will Never Be Forgiven the Holocaust'

Howard Jacobson, a British novelist, helps shape the Jewish identity by guiding through the complexities of being Jewish in modern Diaspora.

'Jews Will Never Be Forgiven the Holocaust'

Remembering the Jews Who Saved Their Fellow Jews

Groups of Jews who risked everything to save their fellow Jews during the Holocaust instead of escaping to freedom were honored on Monday

Remembering the Jews Who Saved Their Fellow Jews

Rally Calls 'Massacre of Muslims' a 'Zionist Plot'

The "B'nai Brith Canada" organization filed a complaint to police about a protest which blamed sectarian violence in Pakistan on Israel

Toronto Rally Calls 'Massacre of Shia Muslims' a 'Zionist Plot'