Canadian authorities continue to allow the Arabic publication to continue, having previously posted that Judaism is a “terrorist religion,” blamed Jews for the Holocaust, glorified suicide bombings and now publishes that Jews bury Palestinians alive and steals their organs.
By Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA
An Arabic-language newspaper in the greater Toronto area published an article falsely accusing Israel of burying Palestinians alive and stealing their organs, a Jewish group said.
The Feb. 28 edition of al-Meshwar dedicates a half-page to “The Abuse of the Martyrs and the Manipulation of Their Bodies Are Jewish Commandments and Israeli Directives” by Mustafa Yusuf al-Lidawi, B’nai Brith Canada wrote in a statement Tuesday. Continue Reading »
Major League Baseball agrees to Jewish advocacy groups’ concerns, ends all associations on its platforms with Pink Floyd frontman over his support of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment, sanctions movement.
By Associated Press, Israel Hayom Staff
Major League Baseball will not schedule any more advertising on its platforms promoting music artist Roger Waters.
The leadership of the Jewish advocacy organization B’nai B’rith International sent a letter to baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred last month criticizing the sport’s involvement in ticket sales for Waters’ “This is Not a Drill” tour. MLB.com was among the organizations sponsoring ticket pre-sales.
Pig balloon with Star of David from Roger Waters concert 370 – YouTube Screenshot
B’nai B’rith President Charles O. Continue Reading »
Canadian Judge’s verdict: High school student who lit Jewish girl’s hair on fire saying WW II theme, ‘let’s burn the Jew’, did not commit hate crime.
By Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar
In Canada, a Winnipeg provincial court judge recently ruled that a 2011 altercation at a local high school, in which a student lit a 15-year-old Jewish student’s hair on fire with a lighter while saying “let’s burn the Jew,” was not a hate crime.
‘Let’s Burn the Jew’ Not Racist – Photo: Thinkstock
The judge claimed despite the facts of the case that the offender, who pleaded guilty to assault with a weapon, did not mean to burn the girl’s hair or target her because she was Jewish. Continue Reading »
B’nai Brith Canada suggests that Gilad Shalit’s invitation by JNF to speak, casts a message of weakness.
By Arutz Sheva North America
B’nai Brith Canada, using its newspaper the Jewish Tribune, has criticized the Jewish National Fund (JNF) for inviting former captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit as a guest speaker to address audiences in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver this coming September.
Shalit, who was kidnapped by Hamas terrorists in June of 2006 during a patrol just outside Gaza, was dragged back to Gaza and held captive for more than five years.
He was freed in late 2011 in exchange for over 1,000 terrorists imprisoned in Israel. Continue Reading »
Canadian B’nai Brith delegation felt humiliated on the Temple Mount. Upon entering, the Canadian women were forced to buy unattractive shawls to cover up with. Then 50 Arab women, began screaming “Allah Akhbar” repeatedly.
“You don’t have to send delegations to Hungary to witness raw antisemitism.”
B’nai Brith Canada winded down its 10-day annual mission to Israel on Tuesday morning, May 28, with a visit to Har HaBayit – the Temple Mount, Judaism’s holiest site. Although the group had been made aware of the anti-Jewish intolerance at the Temple Mount – which remains under control of the Jordanian Waqf [Islamic trust] – they were shocked by the intensity of the antisemitism. Continue Reading »
Jewish & Christian leaders unite to focus on countering anti-Israel sentiment within the large Protestant churches around the world.
The Bnei Brit organization along with The Ecumenical Theological Research Fraternity in Israel kicked off a joint conference on Monday night focused on countering anti-Israel sentiment within the large Protestant churches around the world. According to Alan Schneider, director of the Bnai Brith World Center in Jerusalem, protestant churches have over the past two decades become increasingly aligned against Israel.
CHRIST PRESBYTERIAN Church in Nashville – Photo: Reuters
This trend was forcefully underlined in October when 15 senior leaders of mainline Protestant churches in America sent a letter to Congress last month calling for an investigation and possible suspension of US military aid to Israel. Continue Reading »