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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

Yom HaShoah Takes On New prominence in Montreal; B’nai Brith Gets a Big Assist

Quebec Confidential   Mike Cohen MONTREAL - I think it is safe to say that, 72 years after the Allies defeated Nazi Germany and the Axis powers, Holocaust Remembrance Day has never been more visible in Montreal.   Continue reading

NHL Luminary Dennis Hull to Emcee 2nd Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic

Dear Friends, It is our pleasure to announce that former National Hockey League All-Star Dennis Hull will be our emcee at the 2nd Annual B’nai Brith Charity Golf Classic, which will be held at the picturesque Lebovic Golf Club in Aurora, Ont., on Monday, June 12, 2017. Continue reading

Canada Needs More Preventative Measures to Fight Antisemitism

Sara McCleary TORONTO – Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland spoke to the World Jewish Congress in New York this week where she stressed Canada’s commitment to fighting radicalization and terrorism – particularly as part of the battle against Islamic State militants. 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

WIN Two Free Tickets to See ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ in Canada!

April 25, 2017 By Jaimie GoldsteinB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is excited to offer you the chance to win a package featuring two tickets to see The Zookeeper’s Wife, based on Diane Ackerman’s nonfiction book by the same name, at any Cineplex Theatre in Canada. The package also includes a copy of Ackerman’s novel signed by Academy Award-nominated actress Jessica Chastain, who stars in the film adaptation. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Honours Jewish Man Who Saved Hundreds from Nazi Persecution

VANCOUVER – Last week, B’nai Brith International and B’nai Brith Canada bestowed the Jewish Rescuers Citation – created in 2011 to recognize those Jews who endangered themselves to rescue and protect others in Nazi Germany – to Dora Aftergood, 94, in honour of her father Dr. Assaf Atchildi, who put his own life at risk to ensure the survival of over 300 Jews in Nazi-occupied France. Continue reading

On Yom HaShoah, Join B’nai Brith Canada in Honouring and Remembering Our Fallen

By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada April 23, 2017 TORONTO – Today, on the eve of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), B’nai Brith Canada pays tribute to the six million Jews who were murdered during the Holocaust, as well as the Romani, disabled, members of the LGBTQ + community, and countless others who lost their lives at the hands of the Nazi regime. Continue reading

B'nai Brith and LSUC Present: Panel Discussion on Holocaust Denial and Hate Speech

In honour of Yom HaShoah, join the League for Human Rights of B'nai Brith Canada and The Law Society of Upper Canada for a panel discussion addressing the question of when Holocaust denial becomes hate speech. Continue reading
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