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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

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

A Story About My Favourite Zionist Hero

IDF soldiers May 25, 2017 In a bid to celebrate Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day), B'nai Brith Canada has asked readers to share stories about their favourite contemporary Zionists. The most inspirational entry wins a four-pack of Zionist action figures of legendary heroes like Golda Meir and David Ben-Gurion courtesy of Piece of History. Continue reading

Profiling Zionist Heroes: Golda Meir

You can WIN this action figure of Golda Meir! See below for details. May 24, 2017 By Tony StortzEquity & Diversity ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada In honour of Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day), B’nai Brith Canada is celebrating some of our favourite Zionist heroes, commemorating those who've made immense contributions to the State of Israel and whose legacies will never be forgotten. Continue reading

Profiling Zionist Heroes: Moshe Dayan

May 23, 2017 By Tony StortzEquity & Diversity ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada In honour of Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day), B’nai Brith Canada is celebrating some of our favourite Zionist heroes, commemorating those who've made immense contributions to the State of Israel and whose legacies will never be forgotten. Continue reading

Profiling Zionist Heroes: Menachem Begin

  You can WIN this action figure of Menachem Begin! See below for details. May 22, 2017 By Tony StortzEquity & Diversity ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada In honour of Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day), B’nai Brith Canada is celebrating some of our favourite Zionist heroes, commemorating those who've made immense contributions to the State of Israel and whose legacies will never be forgotten. Continue reading
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