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B’nai Brith and the BAYT to host event: “Are Jews Indigenous to Israel?”

July 11, 2017

B’nai Brith Canada and the Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto (BAYT) are proud to present “Are Jews Indigenous to Israel,” where prominent speakers will discuss the Jewish people’s thousands-year-old relationship to the land of Israel.

The event will take place at the Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto (BAYT) on 613 Clark Avenue West in Thornhill, Ont. on Tues. July 25, 2017 at 8 p.m.

The following three speakers will bring their unique perspectives and expertise on the matters.

Ryan Bellerose

Ryan Bellerose is a member of the Metis and from the Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement in Alberta. He is B’nai Brith Canada’s Western Advocacy Coordinator and a renowned indigenous rights activist.

Read some of Ryan’s published material on the subject here: Are Jews Indigenous to the Land of Israel? Yes.

Watch a conversation between Ryan and Psagot Winery CEO and founder Yaakov Berg talk about the indigenous connection between Jews and the land of Israel.

Michael Mostyn

Michael Mostyn is the Chief Executive Officer of B’nai Brith Canada. He is a barrister and solicitor in good standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada and has represented Canada and the Jewish community on a number of international delegations.

Read more about Michael here.

Rabbi Daniel Korobkin

Rabbi Daniel Korobkin is the rabbinic leader of the Beth Avraham Yoseph of Toronto (BAYT), the largest orthodox congregation in Canada. He is first vice president of the Rabbinical Council of America.

Read more about Rabbi Korobkin here.

Admission is free but please RSVP here.