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B'nai Brith Teams Up with Main Street Project in Winnipeg

(L-R) Carla Chornoby, Volunteer and Community Engagement Coordinator for the Main Street Project, B'nai Brith Canada board member Jordan Farber and B'nai Brith Canada's Midwest Region Programming Coordinator Adriana Glikman pose with food donations.   By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is proud to have partnered up with the Main Street Project organization to donate food to the needy in Winnipeg. Since 1972, the organization has served the city's most vulnerable by offering a safe place of respite, shelter and support, with dignity and without judgment, to individuals experiencing homelessness and addiction. Continue reading

League for Human Rights to Host Award-Winning Holocaust Author

Dr. Steve (Gunnar S.) Paulsson is the author of the award-winning book "Secret City: The Hidden Jews of Warsaw" B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights is proud to host award-winning author Dr. Steve (Gunnar S.) Paulsson for a lecture at Beth Emeth Synagogue in Toronto on Thursday, Jan. 26. Continue reading

2017 Softball Registration Now Open!

Registration for the 2017 B'nai Brith Softball league is NOW OPEN! Continue reading

League for Human Rights Hosts Briefing on Campus Antisemitism

Aidan Fishman, B'nai Brith Canada's Campus Advocacy Coordinator By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights hosted a conference call on Tuesday, Dec. 20 featuring B'nai Birth Canada's Campus Advocacy Coordinator Aidan Fishman, who briefed League volunteers and members (including both students and professors) on the situation of antisemitism on Canadian campuses and B'nai Brith's role in fighting against it. Continue reading

Hanukkah Gift Bag Giveaway at the Bagel Club!

B'nai Brith COO Judy Foldes presents a Hanukkah gift bag to a member of the Bagel Club By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Even though several volunteers had spent many hours packaging and distributing gift bags to the less fortunate, there was still one more place to go to cap off our amazing annual Hanukkah food drive. Continue reading

A Success Story in the Making -- B’nai Brith Women’s Basketball League

Group shot of "The Basket Cases", one of the B'nai Brith Women's Basketball League team .Back row: (left to right) Mira Miller, Shawna Rubin, Andrea Berman. Front row: (left to right) Randi Goodman, Cindy Maker, Sue Wolff, Brigitte Levine (Credit: David Grossman) By David GrossmanSpecial to B'nai Brith It’s game day. Not your typical sports escapade when people flock to the television, while others grab the refreshments to check out scores, wins and what team grabs professional sports bragging rights. Continue reading

Celebrating the Château B’nai Brith Groundbreaking in Montreal

Harvey Levine, Regional Director of B’nai Brith in Quebec, Lynn Weinstein and Eric Bissell at the groundbreaking of Château B’nai Brith in MontrealLe Directeur régional de B’nai Brith au Québec, Monsieur Harvey Levine accompagné de Madame Lynn Weinstein et de Monsieur Eric Bissell à l’inauguration des travaux du Château B’nai Brith à Montréal (Credit: Mike Cohen) By Mike CohenQuebec Bureau ChiefB’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada held its official groundbreaking ceremony Monday for a much anticipated $26-million, 129-unit subsidized seniors’ residence. Continue reading

League for Human Rights Hosts Briefing on U.S. Election with Professor Aurel Braun

University of Toronto professor Aurel Braun (Credit: CTV News) By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights hosted a conference call on Tuesday, Nov. 15 featuring renowned University of Toronto professor Aurel Braun, briefing League volunteers on what the U.S. election results mean for Canada and the world.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Wins Circle of Care Award

(L) Arnold Foss, Circle of Care's Director, Holocaust Survivor Services Funds & Community Relations with Elyse Gruenspan, B'nai Brith Canada's Office Administrator (holding the Circle of Care's "People Helping People" Award plaque) By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is honoured to be the recipient of Circle of Care's "People Helping People Award" in recognition of the nearly two-decade long partnership between the two organizations. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Remembrance Day Service in Montreal

B'nai Brith will be holding a Remembrance Day Service at the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery in Montreal. Details on the event can be viewed via the flier below. Continue reading
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