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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

American Express Sets Right Example for Dropping Roger Waters

Roger Waters performing in July 2013 (Credit: us.shalomlife.com) By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith CanadaAmerican Express is setting a wonderful example in refusing to sponsor Roger Waters’ 2017 North American tour. Continue reading

The Remarkable Joe Mendel: Jewish Community Leader Steps Up When Needed

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen There are many remarkable individuals in Montreal’s Jewish community. Joe Mendel is one of them. Continue reading

BDS Stickers Deface Sodastream Products in Winnipeg

A BDS sticker is found on a Sodastream box at a Hudson's Bay at the Polo Park mall in Winnipeg By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG - Stickers supporting and encouraging the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS) against Israel have been discovered defacing products in two department stores in one of the largest malls in Winnipeg. Continue reading

Getting Right the "Alt-Right"

Sara McCleary Technology is widely touted as evidence of the advancement of society, helping to bring about a better world that makes us healthier, happier, and our lives easier. Continue reading

The Appalling Rise of Jewish Antisemitism on Campus

Aedan O'Connor I used to believe that Zionism was ingrained in Judaism. Every Jewish group I interacted with seemed to be pro-Zionist. It’s logical: people are inclined to support their homeland. I am Jewish, therefore I support the state of Israel. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Lauds Mexican UNESCO Ambassador for Defending Jewish Ties to Jerusalem

Andrés Roemer, former Mexico Ambassador to UNESCO By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is extending its appreciation to Andrés Roemer Slomianski, ousted Mexico Ambassador to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), for refusing to participate in his country's decision to support a controversial resolution that ignores the Judeo-Christian connection to Jerusalem. Continue reading

Getting to know Businessman, Philanthropist and Community Leader Charles Bronfman

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen Charles Bronfman is a remarkable man. With a net worth of $2.3 billion (U.S.), according to Forbes, he is greatly admired for his philanthropy, community leadership and of course, his past ownership of the Montreal Expos. Continue reading

Message to U of T: Actions Speak Louder Than Words When Condemning Antisemitism

University of Toronto signs defaced with swastikas in October 2016 By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB’nai Brith Canada In response to recent antisemitic vandalism on campus, the University of Toronto reiterated in a news release Thursday that it deplores "abhorrent acts" of antisemitism and will support those affected.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Visits Montreal Charities for 'Day of Goodwill'

L to R at the Miriam Centre in Montreal: Marisa Mastrocola (Manager for Adult Clinical Services), Barbara Richardson (Educator), Leanne Fiddler (Educator), Joanne Cutler, (Chairman of Community Services, B’nai Brith Quebec), Daniel Amar, (Coordinator), Harvey Levine, (Executive Director, B’nai Brith Quebec), Sean Stirrup (Educator). By Joanne CutlerChair of Community ServicesB’nai Brith Canada - Quebec Region Throughout its history, B'nai Brith has been a formidable institution of charity in Canada. We at B'nai Brith Canada feel it's our duty to support the most vulnerable members of our community as it makes a genuinely positive impact on the world – a pivotal pillar in our mandate. And in the Quebec region, we take particular pride in providing assistance to those in need. Continue reading
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