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Winnipeg Graffiti Promotes Antisemitic Conspiracy Theory

Graffiti discovered in Winnipeg August 16, 2017WINNIPEG – Graffiti promoting an antisemitic conspiracy theory has been found in a broad area of southern Winnipeg. Continue reading

In Honour of the Jewish Founder of the Montreal Memories Facebook Page

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 14, 2017 TORONTO – On Friday, July 28, a graveside service was held at the Congregation Darchei Noam section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery in Maple, Ont. for Barry Zbar, a Montreal native who, despite moving to Toronto over 30 years ago, never forgot his roots. Continue reading

Montreal Street Named for Nazi Sympathizer to be Renamed After Jewish Nobel Laureate

Gabrielle Samra The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 14, 2017 MONTREAL – Residents of Montreal’s Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles borough are celebrating the city’s recent decision to eliminate the name of suspected Nazi sympathizer Alexis Carrel from the Montreal map. Continue reading

Help Me Bring My Son’s Body Home: A Message From Leah Goldin

Dear Friends, B’nai Brith Canada encourages you to join the Friends of Hadar Goldin campaign to bring home the bodies of Israeli Lieutenant Hadar Goldin and Staff Sergeant Oron Shaul, who were cruelly murdered by Hamas during the 2014 Gaza War, 90 minutes into a UN-brokered ceasefire. Continue reading

AEPi Names B'nai Brith Canada as its First Canadian Philanthropic Partner

August 11, 2017 By Daniel Koren and Tevy PilcMedia Coordinator | Staff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada  TORONTO/INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time in its 104-year history, international Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) has chosen a Canadian charity – B'nai Brith Canada – as one of its philanthropic partners. Continue reading

Kevin Myers Should Issue a Real Apology

  Sara McCleary August 10, 2017 Just over a week ago, Kevin Myers, a writer for the Sunday Times Ireland, penned an opinion piece headlined “Sorry, ladies – equal pay has to be earned.”  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada - Winnipeg Presents: 9th Annual Afternoon with the Goldeyes

August 9, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG - B'nai Brith is very proud to present the 9th Annual Afternoon with the Winnipeg Goldeyes event on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Shaw Park. Continue reading

How to Combat Calgary’s Kosher Food Shortage

August 8, 2017 By Samantha Hamilton Indigenous Rights Researcher B'nai Brith Canada CALGARY – In cities such as Toronto and Montreal, home to the largest Jewish communities in Canada, locating kosher food is more or less a simple task. In Western Canadian cities such as Calgary, however, where Jews have also experienced a long and storied history, the high expense of kosher meat is a limiting factor for those who would like to keep kosher – but simply cannot afford it. Continue reading

B’nai Brith House Honours its Volunteers in Style

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen August 1, 2017 MONTREAL- There is a true spirit of volunteerism at the B’nai Brith House in the Montreal island suburb of Côte Saint-Luc. Continue reading

Mississauga Protesters Incite Hatred Toward Jews

  Click the image above to watch footage from the protests By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada July 28, 2017MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that Peel Regional Police open an investigation into a July 22 protest in Mississauga, Ont., wherein participants incited violence and promoted hatred against the Jewish community. Continue reading
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