|B'nai Brith Canada's CEO Michael Mostyn and Chair of the Board Jay Harris|
This weekend begins the holiday of Purim, where we commemorate the miracles performed by G-d through Mordechai and Queen Esther against the Persian minister Haman, who sought to annihilate the Jewish people.Read more
Hate crime complaints have been made to multiple Ontario police departments against a Toronto teenager over anitsemitic and racist videos she posted on YouTube.
Veronica Bouchard, 19, who goes by Veronica Evalion online, has built a large following as a result of her videos, which contain amtisemitic messages and racial slurs.
Global News Toronto Senior Reporter Christina Stevens spoke with B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn on the matter in a report below.Read more
The High Level Forum on Global Antisemitism at UN Headquarters in New York. (Credit: UN/JC McIlwaine)
By Marty York
Chief Media Officer
B'nai Brith Canada
David Matas, renowned international human rights, immigration and refugee lawyer based in Winnipeg, was B'nai Brith Canada's representative at The High Level Forum on Global Antisemitism at the United Nations in New York last week.Read more
Jerusalem—In response to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s denunciation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel, and the “Standing Up Against Anti-Semitism in Ontario Act” introduced by Ontario MPPs Tim Hudak and Mike Colle, B'nai Brith Canada and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) issued the following statements:Read more
B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn Attends Gala Dinner in Ottawa in Honour of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn spent Thursday night with dignitaries in the nation's capital. Mr. Mostyn was pleased to accept his invitation from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Madame Grégoire Trudeau to attend a gala dinner in honour of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Both Mr. Trudeau and Mr. Ban Ki-moon addressed those in attendance. "B'nai Brith is an important voice in the Canadian Jewish community," Mr. Mostyn said. "I was pleased to represent B'nai Brith and the human rights community at this event."Read more