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Help Me Bring My Son’s Body Home: A Message From Leah Goldin

Dear Friends, B’nai Brith Canada encourages you to join the Friends of Hadar Goldin campaign to bring home the bodies of Israeli Lieutenant Hadar Goldin and Staff Sergeant Oron Shaul, who were cruelly murdered by Hamas during the 2014 Gaza War, 90 minutes into a UN-brokered ceasefire. Continue reading

An Interview with Psagot Winery CEO Yaakov Berg

July 18, 2017 During a B'nai Brith Canada mission to Israel last month, Ryan Bellerose, B'nai Brith Canada's Western Advocacy Coordinator, met with Yaakov Berg, the CEO and founder of Psagot Winery. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Commemorates Victims of AMIA Bombing

Thousands of people hold up signs reading, "Justice" as they commemorate the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires on July 18, 2013 (Photo Credit: Reuters/Marcos Brindicci) July 18, 2017 By Hailey KobrinCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is marking the 23rd anniversary of the attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentine (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, which occurred July 18, 1994. Taking place two years after the bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires that killed 29 people, it left 85 dead and more than 300 wounded. Continue reading

The B’nai Brith Canada Online Auction is Now LIVE!!!

B’nai Brith Canada is thrilled to announce that the B’nai Brith Online Auction is now LIVE!!!! The auction, which began today at 6 p.m., will end on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 10 p.m. sharp. Continue reading

Bid on Toronto FC Tickets, Signed NHL Memorabilia and More in the B’nai Brith Online Auction!

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is thrilled to announce that, beginning on Monday, July 10, 2017, we will be hosting an online auction featuring a number of great items! The auction will end on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 10 p.m. sharp. Continue reading

Join B’nai Brith Canada’s Seniors’ Program!

 Seniors take part in a Music Day at B'nai Brith Canada headquarters July 4, 2017 By Robin GrossmanSeniors Program CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada At the start of each month, B’nai Brith Canada releases a program calendar detailing its subsidized seniors programming and services offered at its headquarters in Toronto. The month of June was a particularly special month for seniors at B’nai Brith’s Affordable Housing residences across the province, as it marked the 33rd annual Seniors’ Month in Ontario. Continue reading

He’s a two-time Olympian and a Doctor. And Yes, He’s Also Jewish.

Josh Binstock (Photo Credit: Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press) June 23, 2017 By Matthew SilverSpecial to B'nai Brith Canada It’s rare enough to find a Jewish beach volleyball player, let alone one that has two Olympic appearances and a Doctor of Chiropractic to his name. But that’s just reality for Dr. Josh Binstock, who retired from the professional tour last year to start his full-time career as a chiropractor.  Continue reading

Marc Chagall Receives Warm Reception by Quebec Community

Marc Chagall’s The Rabbi of Vitebsk (The Praying Jew) (1923) June 19, 2017 By Gabrielle SamraCultural Development ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada In January of 2017, the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts) announced the opening of the largest Canadian exhibition devoted to celebrated Jewish artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985), famous for his vibrant use of colour and elaborate implementation of religious symbols. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Charity Golf Classic A Huge Success

June 13, 2017 By Matt SilverCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada AURORA, Ont. – More than 100 golfers attended the 2nd annual B’nai Brith Charity Golf Classic Monday at the Lebovic Golf Club  in Aurora, Ont. The tournament featured 18 holes of golf, thousands of dollars worth of donated giveaways, the chance to mingle with celebrity guests such as Toronto Maple Leafs star Zach Hyman and NHL greats Rick Vaive, Gary Leeman and Marcel Dionne, scotch and beer samplings, and a smorgasbord of kosher food, including a post-tournament dinner emceed by NHL great and renowned comedian Dennis Hull. 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
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