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McGill Student Leaders Have Spoken: BDS is Wrong, Discriminatory and Unconstitutional

Gabrielle Samra The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Sept. 19, 2017 MONTREAL – Third time’s not a charm. Continue reading

There’s No Excuse for Scheduling Major Events on Yom Kippur

Sara McCleary The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Sept. 18, 2017 It would seem that Canadian event organizers have lost track of their interfaith calendars, or perhaps have simply deemed them unnecessary. Continue reading

Why Roger Waters is Guilty of Antisemitism

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen Sept. 12, 2017 MONTREAL – In the midst of his latest North American tour, Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters is being accused of a malicious and intensive campaign against Israel and the Jewish people.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith's Larry Rosenthal Organizes Another Moving Ceremony to Remember Fallen Soldiers

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. Sept. 6, 2017 As a longtime B’nai Brith Canada board member in Quebec and a Lodge past president, Larry Rosenthal can always be counted on to step up to the plate for his community. Continue reading

We Must Educate Our Children About Racism and Antisemitism

Sara McCleary The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 31, 2017 As the summer comes to a close, it’s nauseating to recount how many times I’ve seen a headline announcing that antisemitic graffiti had defaced the walls of a playground, elementary school, or Jewish community centre. Continue reading

Someone Had to Die for The Daily Stormer to be Removed

Sara McCleary The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 22, 2017 The eyes of the world have been on Charlottesville, Virginia since the recent white nationalist rallies broke out and turned violent, culminating in 19 injuries and the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who had been there as a counter-demonstrator. Continue reading

The Montreal Alouettes' Jewish Connection Continues in the Press Box

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 22, 2017 Professional football in Montreal has had many Jewish connections over the years. Continue reading

Montreal Street Named for Nazi Sympathizer to be Renamed After Jewish Nobel Laureate

Gabrielle Samra The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 14, 2017 MONTREAL – Residents of Montreal’s Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles borough are celebrating the city’s recent decision to eliminate the name of suspected Nazi sympathizer Alexis Carrel from the Montreal map. Continue reading

In Honour of the Jewish Founder of the Montreal Memories Facebook Page

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 14, 2017 TORONTO – On Friday, July 28, a graveside service was held at the Congregation Darchei Noam section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery in Maple, Ont. for Barry Zbar, a Montreal native who, despite moving to Toronto over 30 years ago, never forgot his roots. Continue reading

Kevin Myers Should Issue a Real Apology

  Sara McCleary August 10, 2017 Just over a week ago, Kevin Myers, a writer for the Sunday Times Ireland, penned an opinion piece headlined “Sorry, ladies – equal pay has to be earned.”  Continue reading
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