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Holocaust-denying Professor Back in Classroom Thanks to Government of Alberta

  Anthony Hall appearing in a Holocaust-denial video produced by Alfred Schaefer (Photo Credit: YouTube Screenshot) Nov. 23, 2017LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – B’nai Brith Canada is outraged that Professor Anthony Hall has returned to work at the University of Lethbridge, after he was suspended for promoting antisemitism in October of 2016. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION to Rename “Swastika Trail”

***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Dear Mayor Dennis Lever, and Councillors Bulmer, Fielding, Roth and Sepulis, On Dec. 20, 2017, residents of Puslinch Township will ask you to rename “Swastika Trail.” Continue reading

Say NO to “Swastika Trail” in Ontario

  A barrage of racist graffiti has resurfaced in recent months, like this swastika that defaced the walls of a high school in Vaughan, Ont. last June Nov. 23, 2017 PUSLINCH, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on Canadians of good conscience from across the country to help remove the name “Swastika Trail” from an Ontario town by signing a petition that will be presented to the town’s council. Continue reading

This Giving Tuesday, Help B’nai Brith Canada Fight Back

Dear Friends, A week from today – on Nov. 28, 2017 – the world will mark #GivingTuesday, an international movement that seeks to promote charitable giving, and where people from around the world donate to causes that are near and dear to their hearts. Continue reading

New Montreal Mayor Valerie Plante is an Unknown to the 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. Nov. 17, 2017 MONTREAL – On Thursday, Montreal’s first female mayor, Valerie Plante, was sworn into office. For the local Jewish community, it will be a case of getting to know someone new to the job. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Brings Holocaust Survivor to Speak to Ontario Students

Holocaust survivor Irene Kurtz speaks to students at Middlefield CI  Nov. 16, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada  Middlefield Collegiate Institute in Markham today is a long ways away from the Warsaw Ghetto and Madjanek concentration camp of World War II. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Gives the Ladies of Chez Doris a Makeover

 Make-up specialist Sharon Braunstein arrives at Chez Doris alongside B'nai Brith volunteers By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada Nov. 16, 2017 For several years now, B’nai Brith Canada in Quebec has been providing clothing, toiletries, nonperishable food, and other items to Chez Doris, a charitable organization that offers daytime shelter and a safe environment to vulnerable and at-risk women across Montreal. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Honours Jewish War Veterans in Montreal

 Students arrive at the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery’s Field of Honour for a Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 16, 2017 MONTREAL – Representatives from B’nai Brith Canada were honoured to take part in a very meaningful community-wide ceremony last Friday in memory of the Jewish war veterans who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Continue reading

White Supremacist Paul Fromm Barred From Winnipeg Hotel

White Nationalist Paul Fromm Nov. 15, 2017 By Ran UkashiRegional Director, Winnipeg RegionB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG, MB – A notorious white supremacist has been disallowed from holding a private meeting in a Winnipeg hotel room, B'nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Lauds Criminal Charges Against Antisemitic, Homophobic Newspaper

Your Ward News Nov. 15, 2017 TORONTO – After countless requests by B’nai Brith and other human rights organizations – not to mention numerous complaints lodged by Toronto residents – Ontario’s Attorney-General finally confirmed today that James Sears and Leroy St. Germaine, who serve as the editor and publisher of the antisemitic, misogynistic, homophobic, and racist “newspaper” Your Ward News, have been criminally charged for willfully promoting hatred against members of the Jewish community and women. Continue reading
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