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B'nai Brith Canada Launches Free Holocaust Education Program for High Schools

Jan. 12, 2018 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Building on its history as a Holocaust education leader, B'nai Brith Canada has launched a free Holocaust education program, connecting survivors with high-school students across Canada.  Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Hiring for Advocacy Positions in Toronto, Montreal

Jan. 10, 2018 Are you a human-rights advocate who is passionate about fighting racism, antisemitism and hatred in all its forms? Are you up-to-date with social, political and economic issues facing Canadians across the country? Do you support the indigenous Jewish people’s right to self-determination on their ancestral lands? Do you have the right professional and academic experience? Continue reading

Montreal Should Follow Tampa Bay's Lead and Use Sports to Support its Jewish Community

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Jan. 8, 2018 TAMPA BAY – The City of Montreal has a vibrant Jewish community of more than 90,000 people and three professional sports franchises – the NHL’s Canadiens, the CFL’s Alouettes and Major League Soccer’s Impact. From 1969 to 2004, Montreal was also home to Major League Baseball’s Expos. Continue reading

Five Times the System Failed Canada's Jewish Community in 2017

Tevy Pilc The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Jan. 4, 2018 There was such systemic discrimination in Canada in 2017 that it motivated our community to mobilize, unite and fight back. Continue reading

Canadian Holocaust Denier Arrested in Germany Following B’nai Brith Complaint

Jan. 4, 2018 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada Monika Schaefer, a German-Canadian Holocaust denier and former Green Party of Canada candidate, has been arrested in Munich. Continue reading

There’s No Two-State Solution with a Partner That Doesn’t Want Peace

Daniel Koren The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Jan. 3, 2018 In his recent op-ed, “Is the two-state solution still possible?,” a University of Prince Edward Island professor notes he won’t pore over the “various proposals” for peace in the Middle East or on the “status of Jerusalem.” Continue reading

Ten Ways B’nai Brith Canada Supported Our Community in 2017

1. Supported Jewish students on campus. B’nai Brith Canada was active in helping Canadian students fight antisemitism on campus this year. In Montreal, after students were unfairly targeted for supporting pro-Israel causes, our petition to McGill Principal Suzanne Fortier prompted her to investigate and condemn the incident. In a separate incident at McGill, B'nai Brith exposed a student leader for promoting violence against Zionists, which led to his departure from the student union. In British Columbia, a trade school rescinded a discriminatory policy rejecting Israeli applicants after B’nai Brith’s intervention. “I want to thank B’nai Brith Canada for its efforts on my behalf,” the student, Stav Daron, said at the time. Continue reading

B'nai Brith and Chanukah: A Community Celebration Across Canada

Dec. 22, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada You don't have to look to far to see that Chanukah is a really big deal to us at B'nai Brith Canada. It's literally in the logo. Continue reading

UNGA Resolution Against Jerusalem Unhelpful to Peace Process: B’nai Brith Canada

Orthodox Jews pray at the Kotel (Western Wall) in Jerusalem By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Dec. 21, 2017 Thursday’s resolution by the United Nations General Assembly is unhelpful to the peace process, B’nai Brith Canada has concluded. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Volunteers Bring Chanukah Joy to Jewish General Hospital

Dec. 21, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – For 40 years, B'nai Brith Canada and volunteers from the Montreal community have come together to light Chanukah candles at the Jewish General Hospital. Continue reading
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