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B'nai Brith Updates

Large Turnout for AMIA Community Commemoration in Winnipeg

Attendees for the 22nd AMIA Community Commemoration ceremony Berney Theater at the Asper Jewish Community Campus in Winnipeg.   By Tevy Pilc & Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada More than 200 people and several political dignitaries packed the Berney Theater at the Asper Jewish Community Campus in Winnipeg Monday night for the 22nd AMIA Community Commemoration ceremony. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Statement on Prime Minister Trudeau's Auschwitz-Birkenau Visit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp Sunday to pay tribute to the millions who were massacred during the Holocaust. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Stands in Solidarity with Victims of Dallas Shooting

Last night, snipers fatally shot five officers and wounded seven others during a demonstration in downtown Dallas. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Commends Government Condemning Remarks by Abbas

B'nai Brith Canada applauds the office of Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion for its condemnation of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's medieval antisemitic remarks. Continue reading

B'nai Brith welcomes Israel/Turkey agreement

Photo Credit: Shutterstock B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the arrival of a new agreement between Israel and Turkey that will reestablish diplomatic ties between the two countries. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Hiring Advocacy Coordinator, Western Region

  B’nai Brith Canada is expanding its advocacy department into Western Canada, and is looking for a motivated, passionate and independent self-starter to take on the role of Advocacy Coordinator, Western Region. Continue reading

Polish Antisemitism Linked to Broader Xenophobia: B'nai Brith Board Member

L-R: Aaron Remer (B'nai Brith Quebec Board member), Harvey Levine (Quebec Region Executive Director), Frank Telling-Saphar (B'nai Brith Poland Board member) By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/ResearcherB’nai Brith Canada In stark contrast to the radical Islamic and far left-wing promulgation of antisemitism in France, it’s a newly revived far-right movement that’s led to the promotion of modern Jew hatred in Poland, according to a board member with B’nai Brith Poland. Continue reading

Eric Bissell and family donate $1 Million to the Chateau B’nai Brith project

  Image illustrating the details of the exterior of Chateau B'nai Brith By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada As B’nai Brith Canada prepares for construction to begin this September on Chateau B’nai Brith, a 129-unit subsidized seniors’ residence to be located in Cote-Saint-Luc, it is thrilled to announce that its immediate past-president, Eric Bissell, and his family, are donating $1-million to the project. B'nai Brith Canada is extremely grateful to the Bissells. Continue reading

B'nai Brith to serve as host of Jerusalem Day festivals in Thornhill and Montreal Sunday

David Rubinger's famous photograph of IDF soldiers after liberating the Kotel (Western Wall) in June 1967   By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada will serve as host of two festivals in celebration of Jerusalem Day this Sunday. Continue reading

Larry Rosenthal named to Executive of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal

By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Quebec Board member, Larry Rosenthal on his appointment to the Executive of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal. Continue reading
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