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Now on Parole, Does Michael Applebaum Deserve a Second Chance?

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen Earlier this week, former Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum was granted parole, only two months after he began serving a one-year jail sentence for eight corruption-related offences, including fraud and breach of trust. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Commends Niagara Region for Voting to Condemn BDS

Councillor Sandy Annunziata and B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn By Tony StortzEquity & Diversity ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada  June 9, 2017 NIAGARA, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada strongly commends the Niagara Regional Council after it voted to condemn the antisemitic boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement. Continue reading

Antonio Guterres Must Do More to Change the UN’s Anti-Israel Bias

Sara McCleary Anti-Zionists who undoubtedly scoff at the (false) notion that anti-Zionism and antisemitism aren’t intrinsically linked should be a bit happier with new(ish) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. Continue reading

B’nai Brith and Corey Fleischer Team Up to Erase Hate in Winnipeg

Antisemitic graffiti discovered in Winnipeg June 7, 2017 By Amanda AttarResearcher, Jews from the Middle East B'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada regularly receives calls to its 24/7 Anti-Hate Hotline. But one received last week, alerting it to antisemitic graffiti that defaced part of a building in Winnipeg, MB, was particularly noteworthy.  Continue reading

Bid on These Amazing Auction Items at Monday's B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic!

Bid on tickets to see both Bob Dylan AND Chris Rock at the B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic! The 2nd Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic is almost here! Our day of fun, frivolity and excitement is all set for Monday, June 12, 2017 at the Lebovic Golf Club in Aurora.   Continue reading

Quebec’s Only Jewish MNA Rises to Occasion on Premier’s Mission to Israel

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen June 2, 2017 David Birnbaum became an elected official in the spring of 2014 when he was tapped by then Quebec Liberal Party leader Philippe Couillard to succeed Lawrence Bergman as the candidate and ultimately the Member of the National Assembly for D’Arcy McGee. I always used to call Bergman the de facto Minister of Jewish Affairs. I think Birnbaum has now earned that title as well. Continue reading

Join B'nai Brith Canada in Celebrating Seniors Month!

  Residents take a load off at a B'nai Brith Seniors party in Winnipeg  June 2, 2017 By Robin GrossmanSeniors Program CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – June 2017 marks the 33rd annual Seniors’ Month in Ontario. Continue reading

Happy Shavuot from B'nai Brith Canada!

May 29, 2017 Tonight, we usher in the holiday of Shavuot, celebrating the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai over 3,000 years ago.  Continue reading

Ryerson University Scandal Speaks Volumes About its Antisemitism Problem

Sara McCleary As it turns out, student groups and professors aren’t the only ones on Canadian university campuses that promote anti-Israel stances. Administrators are guilty of it, too. Continue reading

Bar Mitzvah Boys (Sans Leonard Cohen) Reunite After 70 Years

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen Rabbi Wilfred Shuchat is one of the most prominent rabbinical figures in the history of Canadian Jewry. Continue reading
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