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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

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

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

Canadian Politicians Send Yom Kippur Greetings to Jewish Community

By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Politicians from across Canada took time out of their busy schedules today to send Yom Kippur greetings to the Jewish community. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Concerned About Antisemitic Graffiti at U of T

Antisemitic vandalism discovered at University of Toronto (Credit: The Varsity)  B’nai Brith Canada is concerned about antisemitic graffiti at the University of Toronto after a spate of swastikas defacing university property was discovered on its St. George and Mississauga campuses. Continue reading

An interview with Holocaust Historian Deborah Lipstadt

Rachel Weisz portrays Deborah Lipstadt in 'Denial' By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada On Sept. 5, 1996, British author (and now infamous Holocaust denier) David Irving accused American historian Deborah Lipstadt and her publisher Penguin Books of libel following the publication of her book, Denying the Holocaust, where she charges Irving and several other suspected deniers of “purely antisemitic diatribe.” As English libel law puts the burden of proof on the defendant, Lipstadt and her legal team had to prove without reasonable doubt that her characterization of Irving as a Holocaust denier was warranted. Continue reading
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