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B'nai Brith Canada CEO Testifies at Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn (left) and Senator Linda Frum testify at the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights.  May 12, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada On May 10, 2017, B'nai Brith Canada Chief Executive Officer Michael Mostyn testified before the Standing Senate Committee on Human Rights at Parliament Hill to discuss S-232, an act respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month. Continue reading

WATCH: Audit of Antisemitic Incidents News Conferences Across Canada

The year 2016 was a record-setting year for antisemitism in Canada, B'nai Brith Canada's Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents found. Representatives of the organization as well as representatives of B'nai Brith's League for Human Rights spoke to the media in Toronto (national), Montreal and Calgary at press conferences on May 9, 2017. Continue reading

On Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Let’s Show Our Support for the State of Israel!

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada will proudly take part in community-wide events across the country next week celebrating Israel’s 69th birthday on Yom Ha'Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day), and we urge you to join us, wherever you are! Continue reading

B’nai Brith Partners with Law Society of Upper Canada for First-Rate Holocaust Remembrance Event

B'nai Brith Canada's Amanda Hohmann (middle) moderates discussion about when Holocaust denial becomes hate speech between Mark Freiman (left) and Sam Goldstein (right). April 26, 2017 By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - B’nai Brith Canada joined the Law Society of Upper Canada in presenting its annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Program Tuesday night at Osgoode Hall in Toronto. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Hosts YomHaShoah Ceremonies Across Canada

April 25, 2017  By Jaimie GoldsteinB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Yesterday, on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), B’nai Brith Canada paid tribute to the six million Jews, as well as countless others, who were robbed of their lives by the Nazi regime. Continue reading

Winnipeg Interfaith Passover Seder Brings People Together

April 10, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada There's a passage in the Haggadah that we read at the Passover seder called "Ha lachma anya," which begins the telling of the Passover story with a proclamation that everyone is invited to join and participate in the festivities. Continue reading

Town Hall Meeting Addresses Effects of Medical Assistance in Dying in Canada

L-R: Dr. Ellen Warner (standing), Larry Worthen, Dr. Janice Halpern, Rabbi Daniel Korobkin, Brendan Donovan, Michael Mostyn March 31, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada The message was loud and clear: when it comes to the reality of Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) – lives, jobs, reputations and a principled stance of ethical conscience are critically at stake. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Quebec Hosts Israeli Consul General

(L to R): Harvey Levine, Eileen Katz, Residence B'nai Brith Director, Ziv Nevo Kulman, Consul General of Israel, Quebec & Atlantic, Ted Greenfield, President B'nai Brith House & Chateau B'nai Brith, Ms. Rotem Segev, Deputy Consul General of Israel, Aaron Remer, BBC Quebec Board Member & Israel Advocacy Chair March 22, 2017 By Harvey LevineRegional Director - QuebecB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada was honoured to host Ziv Nevo Kulman, Consul General of Israel, Quebec & Atlantic Provinces, on Tuesday, March 21. Continue reading

APPLY NOW: B'nai Brith Canada Offering Paid Student Internships

B'nai Brith Canada is offering a multitude of paid summer internship positions at our offices across Canada, in the cities of Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Winnipeg. Continue reading

Community Leaders Gather for B'nai Brith Special Advisory Council Meeting

March 9, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada More than 25 community leaders and human rights activists gathered for a special meeting of the League for Human Rights' Special Advisory Council on March 7, 2017 at the B'nai Brith Canada National Headquarters in Toronto. Continue reading
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