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University of Toronto leadership condemns anti-Israel resolution

University of Toronto leadership condemns anti-Israel resolution

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center says more action is required against anti-Israel motion passed by student union at U of T campus.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/11/2021 05:36
Jewish advocacy org calls for student 'Bill of Rights' in response to campus anti-Semitism

Jewish advocacy org calls for student 'Bill of Rights' in response to campus anti-Semitism

Abraham Global Peace Initiative calls for “Bill of Rights” for Jewish students “feeling harassed on university campuses around the world.”Arutz Sheva Staff, Canada, 26/11/2021 22:46
Canada’s largest labor union votes against BDS

Canada’s largest labor union votes against BDS

B’nai Brith Canada applauds Canadian Union of Public Employees for withstanding pressure to approve pro-BDS motion.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 26/11/2021 21:09
Quebec man convicted for online incitement to hatred against Jews

Quebec man convicted for online incitement to hatred against Jews

In hateful social media post, Trois-Rivières man ranted against Jews and threatened to blow up a Montreal synagogue.Arutz Sheva Staff, Canada, 26/11/2021 18:47
The Canadian 'Falcon of Malta' who died for Israel

The Canadian 'Falcon of Malta' who died for Israel

'Top Guns': The little-known story of the decorated Canadian WWII pilot who died mysteriously in 1948 after joining the Israeli Air Force.Erol Araf, 25/11/2021 18:00
Toronto university accused of violating rights of Jewish students

Toronto university accused of violating rights of Jewish students

B’nai Brith Canada taking on case of Jewish students at Ontario College of Art and Design who allege they are being discriminated against.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/11/2021 20:33
Canadian ethicist blasts 'culture of silence, censorship, institutionalized bullying'

Canadian ethicist blasts 'culture of silence, censorship, institutionalized bullying'

Dr. Julie Ponesse, Pandemic Ethics Scholar at The Democracy Fund: 'Little value in nation's survival without survival of freedom to debate.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2021 12:45
Canada: 18,000 stranded following 'disastrous' flooding

Canada: 18,000 stranded following 'disastrous' flooding

1 dead, 3 missing and 18,000 stranded as emergency declared in western Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/11/2021 12:16
Canada to approve Pfizer vaccine for children

Canada to approve Pfizer vaccine for children

Canada’s federal government to announce on Friday that Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for children aged five to 11.Elad Benari, 19/11/2021 06:10
B'nai Brith Canada proposes plan to fight antisemitism

B'nai Brith Canada proposes plan to fight antisemitism

B’nai Brith Canada proposes four-point action plan to the Government in hopes of combating increasing antisemitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2021 06:31
Antisemitic graffiti spray-painted on buildings in Ottawa

Antisemitic graffiti spray-painted on buildings in Ottawa

Hate and Bias Crime Unit investigating antisemitic graffiti spray-painted on downtown buildings in Canada's capital.Elad Benari, 16/11/2021 04:14
Canadian Jewish advocacy org slams Toronto school board for student anti-Israel protests

Canadian Jewish advocacy org slams Toronto school board for student anti-Israel protests

Abraham Global Peace Initiative calls on Toronto District School Board to immediately put an end to “divisive and hateful rhetoric."Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/11/2021 22:58
Canadian mountain named after leader of Vichy France to get new name

Canadian mountain named after leader of Vichy France to get new name

British Columbia considering name change for mountain area named after World War II Vichy France leader Marshal Pétain.Dan Verbin, 10/11/2021 19:05
B'nai Brith commends sentence for men who defaced Ontario synagogue

B'nai Brith commends sentence for men who defaced Ontario synagogue

B’nai Brith has commended the judicial system for holding to account two men who vandalized a Hamilton, Ontario synagogue in October 2019.Dan Verbin, 10/11/2021 16:48
Canada: Two men convicted of vandalizing synagogue in Ontario

Canada: Two men convicted of vandalizing synagogue in Ontario

Two men convicted in vandalism of synagogue in Hamilton in 2019. B'nai Brith Canada welcomes conviction.Elad Benari, 10/11/2021 06:06
Allegation of Canadian troops training neo-Nazis leads to military review

Allegation of Canadian troops training neo-Nazis leads to military review

Claims that Canadian soldiers trained foreign troops tied to extremist groups are under review by the military.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/11/2021 17:12
The Canadian Connection - Air Task Force Romania

The Canadian Connection - Air Task Force Romania

Arutz Sheva meets the Royal Canadian Air Force team deployed to Romania as part of NATO’s enhanced air policing.Yissachar Ruas, 04/11/2021 13:58
Canadian government pledges to tackle anti-Semitism

Canadian government pledges to tackle anti-Semitism

B’nai Brith Canada expresses optimism following Government of Canada’s pledge to tackle anti-Semitism.Elad Benari, 26/10/2021 03:58
Canada's special envoy on anti-Semitism will be permanent role

Canada's special envoy on anti-Semitism will be permanent role

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau announces that job of Canada's special envoy on fighting anti-Semitism is now a permanent role.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2021 02:57
Ontario school board condemns anti-Semitic TikTok video shot on school grounds

Ontario school board condemns anti-Semitic TikTok video shot on school grounds

Canadian Jewish org calls video of students making Nazi salutes and chanting "Heil Hitler" a "sad reflection on the state of our society."Dan Verbin, Canada, 27/09/2021 19:22
Canadian Minister: Anti-Semitism is 'a great scourge'

Canadian Minister: Anti-Semitism is 'a great scourge'

Ontario’s Education Minister condemns video showing students chanting “Heil Hitler”: Anti-Semitism is a very real issue.Elad Benari, 24/09/2021 06:38
B'nai Brith slams Canada for not deporting Nazi collaborator who passed away at 97

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."Dan Verbin, 23/09/2021 22:07
Candidate drops out of Canadian election after old tweet questioning Auschwitz surfaces

Candidate drops out of Canadian election after old tweet questioning Auschwitz surfaces

NPD candidate for Nova Scotia riding apologizes for allegedly tweeting in 2019: ”Was Auschwitz a real place?”Dan Verbin, Canada, 15/09/2021 18:22
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 deportation hearing for Nazi death squad member to proceed in public

Canadian deportation hearing for Nazi death squad member to proceed in public

Helmet Oberlander's lawyer's request to end hearing or have it proceed in private is turned down by Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada.Dan Verbin, 09/09/2021 16:48
Auction of Nazi items in British Columbia, Canada has Jewish community concerned

Auction of Nazi items in British Columbia, Canada has Jewish community concerned

President of Jewish community in Okanagan region of British Columbia worried items will fall into hands of far right buyers.Dan Verbin, 09/09/2021 15:50
Report: Canadian police investigated less than 1% of hate crimes in 2019

Report: Canadian police investigated less than 1% of hate crimes in 2019

New data suggests the vast majority of hate crimes in Canada experienced by the Jewish community and other groups are never investigated.Dan Verbin, Canada, 03/09/2021 19:05
Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

Canadian politician decries swastika vandalism of her signs

Simcoe North, Ontario candidate the latest victim of multiple instances of swastikas painted on campaign signs across Canada.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 20:13
Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

Swastika vandalism of Canadian election signs continues

The latest candidate to be targeted is Doug Kobayashi, who is running for a riding on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.Dan Verbin, 30/08/2021 16:36
Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Another Canadian candidate’s election sign defaced with a swastika

Liberal candidate for Surrey, British Columbia riding called vandalism of his sign "intolerable."Dan Verbin, 26/08/2021 18:01
Toronto area politician's campaign sign defaced

Toronto area politician's campaign sign defaced

Liberal Party candidate shares photos of a campaign sign defaced with a swastika and the word “Nazi”.Elad Benari, 25/08/2021 05:18
Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

Wave of anti-Semitic graffiti hits Canada after federal election called

This week has seen the Jewish community targeted multiple times, with signs, a synagogue, baseball field, school and parked car defaced.Dan Verbin, 19/08/2021 22:42
Jewish candidates' campaign signs defaced in Montreal

Jewish candidates' campaign signs defaced in Montreal

Election campaign signs of two Jewish Canadian politicians in Montreal defaced with swastikas.Elad Benari, 18/08/2021 05:34
Canadian Prime Minister announces September election

Canadian Prime Minister announces September election

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau triggers election, hoping to regain the majority he lost in the last vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2021 00:12
Canadian gov't promises $5m to increase security for Jewish institutions

Canadian gov't promises $5m to increase security for Jewish institutions

Canada will spend $5m to strengthen security at Jewish institutions, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau tells anti-Semitism summit.David Lazarus, JTA, 23/07/2021 08:03
Biden nominates David Cohen, former Jewish federation vice chair, as ambassador to Canada

Biden nominates David Cohen, former Jewish federation vice chair, as ambassador to Canada

David Cohen, former vice chairman of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, nominated to be US ambassador to Canada.Gabe Friedman, JTA, 22/07/2021 22:00
Jewish community concerned by anti-Semitic assaults in Toronto

Jewish community concerned by anti-Semitic assaults in Toronto

Members of Jewish community in Toronto concern following two incidents of anti-Semitism in the city this past week.Elad Benari, 15/07/2021 05:02
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
Canada: Multiple people killed in crane collapse in British Columbia

Canada: Multiple people killed in crane collapse in British Columbia

Multiple people are dead after a crane attached to a high-rise building under construction collapsed in downtown Kelowna.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/07/2021 04:43
Tucker: Churches being burned in Canada

Tucker: Churches being burned in Canada

Rebel Media founder Ezra Levant speaks with Tucker Carlson about situation in Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2021 19:53
B'nai Brith calls for resignation of U of T faculty association pres over remarks

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.”Dan Verbin, 07/07/2021 18:42
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
Abbas seeks Canadian pressure on Israel

Abbas seeks Canadian pressure on Israel

PA chairman meets Canadian Foreign Minister, calls on Canada to pressure Israel to stop "aggression" against the Palestinians.Dalit Halevi, 06/07/2021 04:36
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
Trudeau to Abbas: Canada regrets casualties in Gaza

Trudeau to Abbas: Canada regrets casualties in Gaza

Canadian PM speaks to PA chairman, expresses support for PA positions on Sheik Jarrah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 22:34
Historic heatwave in US, Canada

Historic heatwave in US, Canada

'Heat dome' leads to record-breaking temperatures across much of the US and Canada.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/06/2021 21:06
Canada says senior Iranian official ordered downing of Ukrainian plane

Canada says senior Iranian official ordered downing of Ukrainian plane

Canada's final report on downing of Ukrainian plane in January of last year says the decision was made by a senior Iranian official.Elad Benari, 25/06/2021 05:35
British government confirms it will be boycotting Durban IV

British government confirms it will be boycotting Durban IV

Move to boycott "hatefest" is welcomed by Jewish and pro-Israel advocacy groups.Dan Verbin, 21/06/2021 17:11
Terrorism charges against attacker of Muslim family in Ontario

Terrorism charges against attacker of Muslim family in Ontario

Terrorism charges filed against suspect accused of killing four members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario.Elad Benari, 15/06/2021 02:41
Files tied to murder of Jewish-Canadian couple to be unsealed

Files tied to murder of Jewish-Canadian couple to be unsealed

Supreme Court of Canada rules that documents relating to the estate of Honey and Barry Sherman should be unsealed.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/06/2021 00:50
Canada: Four members of Muslim family killed in 'hate crime' attack

Canada: Four members of Muslim family killed in 'hate crime' attack

Canadian police, President Tradeau claiming a hit-and-run attack killing 4 members of the same family Sunday was premeditated hate crime.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2021 09:43
Anti-Israel activists dupe Canadian medical student societies

Anti-Israel activists dupe Canadian medical student societies

Pro-BDS activists in Canada falsify endorsements from three leading organizations for anti-Israel campaign.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2021 12:15
Canada: Family killed in intentional anti-Muslim attack

Canada: Family killed in intentional anti-Muslim attack

Police say family of five in London, Ontario, targeted due to their Islamic faith.Elad Benari, 07/06/2021 23:34
Remains of hundreds of indigenous children found at former Canadian school

Remains of hundreds of indigenous children found at former Canadian school

Remains of 215 children found buried at residential school for indigenous children where decades of abuse occurred.Gary Willig, 30/05/2021 14:02
Canada to provide $25 million to Palestinian Arabs

Canada to provide $25 million to Palestinian Arabs

Canada will provide $25 million to Palestinian Arab civilians affected by the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas.Elad Benari, Canada, 29/05/2021 01:12
Canada hit with wave of anti-Semitic attacks

Canada hit with wave of anti-Semitic attacks

Anti-Semitism in Canada includes rock throwing, physical attacks, aimed at Jews and pro-Israel activists.David Lazarus, JTA, 28/05/2021 08:15
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