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My Grandfather's Testimony at the Last of the Nazi Trials

Samantha Giled-Beliak I am the grandchild of four Holocaust survivors. In February, I accompanied my maternal grandparents, Marika and Bill Glied, to Detmold, Germany to witness my grandfather's testimony against a former SS Nazi guard, Reinhold Hanning. I travelled back in June to witness the court give its judgment. Continue reading

The Need to Properly Address Domestic Abuse in the Jewish Community

Sara McCleary Worldwide, 35% of women have been the victim of either physical or sexual violence at some point in their life, most of this coming from an intimate partner. Continue reading

Artists 4 Israel Makes Strong Impression on First Visit to Montreal

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen For a first-time visit to Montreal, Artists 4 Israel made a fairly good impression last week on McGill and Concordia university campuses. Continue reading

Round Trip for 4, Acura TLX, and MORE Up for Grabs at B’nai Brith Auction

B’nai Brith Canada’s 2016 Human Rights Gala honouring Canadian music legend and humanitarian David Foster takes place this Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Mattamy Centre in Toronto. Continue reading

Artists 4 Israel Hope to Make Positive Impact at Concordia University

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen I’ve often reported on anti-Israel activities at the downtown campus of Concordia University and the incident that stands out most vividly for me occurred in 2002, when Benjamin Netanyahu was scheduled to speak there.  Continue reading

York U Vows to Stop Circulation of Antisemitic Publication

Screenshot of Your Ward News York University has vowed to stop the circulation of Your Ward News – a publication deemed by various human rights groups as antisemitic, racist and homophobic – after copies of it were widely distributed on York’s Keele campus.    Continue reading

Volunteering - A Great Mitzvah

Harvey Levine One of the essential pillars of B’nai Brith Canada as a charitable organization traditionally has been volunteer community service.  Continue reading

Check Mate! B'nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament a Great Success

Competitors face off at the B'nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament  at the Asper Community Centre in Winnipeg WINNIPEG – It was a "rooking" time at the Asper Community Centre in Winnipeg last Sunday, as B'nai Brith Canada's Midwest Region held its Third Annual B'nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament. Continue reading

Will Universities Canada's New Non-Discriminatory Policy Make a Difference?

Sara McCleary Universities Canada is an organization that, according to its website, provides “university presidents with a unified voice for higher education, research and innovation.” Continue reading

Trudeau’s First Year in Office: Was it Good for the Jews?

Simon Pelsmakher Amid the excitement created by the U.S. presidential election campaign, Canada’s Liberal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently celebrated a major milestone – its first year in office.   Continue reading
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