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An Evening with Dr. Asher Grunis, Former President of the Supreme Court of Israel

Simon Pelsmakher On Sept. 20, Dr. Asher Grunis, former President of the Supreme Court of Israel, visited Windsor, Ont. to discuss the uniqueness of Israeli constitutional law. He was accompanied by Amanda Hohmann, Director of the League for Human Rights at B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

Who Will Win in the PQ Leadership Race? Cloutier or Lisée?

Mike Cohen If a provincial election were held today in Quebec, Premier Philippe Couillard’s Liberals would likely be back in office with another majority government. Continue reading

Manitoba MLA Faces Facebook Backlash After Visiting Jewish Camp

Wab Kinew (fourth from right) visits Camp Massad in Winnipeg (Credit: Facebook)   By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada Prominent Manitoba First Nations activist, former CBC radio host and newly-elected NDP MLA Wab Kinew visited Camp Massad recently to discuss human rights issues. Massad is a Jewish summer camp located just north of Winnipeg, and was founded in 1953 as a vehicle for reviving the Hebrew language.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Welcomes Israel's Former President of the Supreme Court

Dr. Asher Grunis speaks at the University of Windsor on September 20. By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada welcomed this week Dr. Asher Grunis, President of the Supreme Court of Israel, in Toronto for a national speaking tour to discuss the role the Supreme Court plays in Israeli democracy. Continue reading

Consul General of Israel to Toronto and Western Canada Visits B'nai Brith

Back Row (L-R): Judy Foldes, Joseph Shier, Rick OrzyFront Row (L-R): Galit Baram, Amanda Hohmann, Jay Harris, Michael Mostyn By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith was pleased and honoured to welcome Galit Baram, the Consul General of Israel to Toronto and Western Canada, to its national office. Continue reading

Emboldening the University Zionist Voice

Aedan O'Connor I wholeheartedly support fellow University Zionists. We are in an intellectual battleground where our ideas are being stifled by the regressive left masquerading as liberalism and free speech. Continue reading

Daughter of Schindler's List Survivors to Appear in Winnipeg

B'nai Brith Canada is proud to be one of the hosts of an event on October 6 featuring Clila Bau, the daughter of Holocaust survivors who were saved by Oscar Schindler. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Commends Winnipeg School for Quickly Removing Antisemitic Graffiti

Antisemitic graffiti discovered at Maple Leaf School in Winnipeg (Credit: Facebook)   By Adriana GlikmanProgram Coordinator, WinnipegB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is commending the efforts of Maple Leaf School in North Kildonan, Winnipeg after it ensured the prompt removal of hateful and antisemitic graffiti discovered on the school’s walls Friday night. Continue reading

The Soldiers of Odin and Entrenched White Privilege

Sara McCleary In recent months, several news stories have brought the issue of North America’s rape culture into all of our homes.  Continue reading

Despite Couillard’s Suspect Leadership Federalist Liberals Still on Top

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen It is great to be back writing for B’nai Brith Canada, our country’s pre-eminent human rights organization. Continue reading
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