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McGill Student Union Rejects Motion Calling for ‘Punch A Zionist’ Student to Resign

By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada On Monday, Feb. 13, the board of directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) rejected a motion by a vote of 5-4 calling for the removal of Igor Sadikov from the board. Continue reading

Following Antisemitic Incident, Winnipeggers Show Solidarity with Jewish Neighbours

Poster in solidarity with Winnipeg Jewish community (Photo Credit: Winnipeg Jewish Review) By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada First it was Mayor Brian Bowman. Disturbed by the antisemitic incident that took place last month in the Wolseley neighbourhood of Winnipeg – when a couple arrived at their home to find a rock painted with the words, “Die Jew Bitch. EinsatzGruppen” and other antisemitic slurs – the Mayor denounced the ugly act of hatred and declared his solidarity with Winnipeg’s Jewish community. Continue reading

Hamilton Gets Ready for 66th Annual B’nai Brith Sports Celebrity Dinner

On Monday, Jan. 30, 2017, B’nai Brith Hamilton will host the 66th Annual B’nai Brith Hamilton Sports Celebrity Dinner, Hamilton’s most anticipated annual fundraising event, at the Hamilton Convention Centre. Continue reading

CTV Interviews B'nai Brith on Winnipeg Hate Crime

CTV News Winnipeg's Michelle Gerwing spoke to Amanda Hohmann, National Director of B'nai Brith Canada's League for Human Rights, on Jan. 5, 2017, regarding an antisemitic incident involving rock containing a swastika and antisemitic messages that was left outside a Jewish family's home in Winnipeg. Continue reading

A B'nai Brith Hanukkah Mitzvah

Volunteers with BBYO and Diller Teen Fellows pose with Harvey Levine By Harvey LevineRegional Director, QuebecB'nai Brith Canada As we have every year for the past four decades, on each night of Hanukkah volunteers and staff members with B'nai Brith Canada arrived at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal to light the menorah alongside bed-ridden patients. Continue reading

MP David Sweet Speaks about Jews From Arab Lands in House of Commons

On Nov. 30, 2016, Member of Parliament David Sweet spoke in the House of Commons about the exodus of Jewish refugees from Arab lands following Israel's independence day in 1948. Continue reading

Share Your Favourite Hanukkah Story to Win a Free Ask Bubbe Doll!!

Dear Friends, It is our sincere pleasure to wish you a very warm and sweet Hanukkah, and a happy holiday season!!! We hope you are spending it making wonderful memories, surrounded with loved ones, friends, and family. Continue reading

Legislation Introduced in Senate to Establish Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Legislation to designate the month of May as Canadian Jewish Heritage Month was announced today in the Senate. Continue reading

B’nai B’rith Decries UN For Batch Of Rote Resolutions Against Israel ‎

B’nai B’rith International decries the United Nations for moving to adopt yet another ten resolutions against Israel.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Sends Letter to US President-Elect Donald Trump

US President-elect Donald Trump delivers his victory speech (Credit: Getty Images) B’nai B’rith International has sent a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump congratulating him on his election as the 45th president of the United States. Continue reading
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