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B'nai Brith welcomes Israel/Turkey agreement

Photo Credit: Shutterstock B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the arrival of a new agreement between Israel and Turkey that will reestablish diplomatic ties between the two countries. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Hiring Advocacy Coordinator, Western Region

  B’nai Brith Canada is expanding its advocacy department into Western Canada, and is looking for a motivated, passionate and independent self-starter to take on the role of Advocacy Coordinator, Western Region. Continue reading

Polish Antisemitism Linked to Broader Xenophobia: B'nai Brith Board Member

L-R: Aaron Remer (B'nai Brith Quebec Board member), Harvey Levine (Quebec Region Executive Director), Frank Telling-Saphar (B'nai Brith Poland Board member) By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/ResearcherB’nai Brith Canada In stark contrast to the radical Islamic and far left-wing promulgation of antisemitism in France, it’s a newly revived far-right movement that’s led to the promotion of modern Jew hatred in Poland, according to a board member with B’nai Brith Poland. Continue reading

Eric Bissell and family donate $1 Million to the Chateau B’nai Brith project

  Image illustrating the details of the exterior of Chateau B'nai Brith By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada As B’nai Brith Canada prepares for construction to begin this September on Chateau B’nai Brith, a 129-unit subsidized seniors’ residence to be located in Cote-Saint-Luc, it is thrilled to announce that its immediate past-president, Eric Bissell, and his family, are donating $1-million to the project. B'nai Brith Canada is extremely grateful to the Bissells. Continue reading

B'nai Brith to serve as host of Jerusalem Day festivals in Thornhill and Montreal Sunday

David Rubinger's famous photograph of IDF soldiers after liberating the Kotel (Western Wall) in June 1967   By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada will serve as host of two festivals in celebration of Jerusalem Day this Sunday. Continue reading

Larry Rosenthal named to Executive of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal

By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Quebec Board member, Larry Rosenthal on his appointment to the Executive of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Mourns Passing of Past National President

  It is with immense sadness that B'nai Brith Canada mourns the passing of Gerry Weinstein, who served as National President of B'nai Brith Canada from 2005-2008. Weinstein was 80 and died peacefully Monday, May 23, 2016 in Montreal. Continue reading

CIJA and B’nai Brith Commend Ontario's Leaders for Speaking out Against BDS

Jerusalem—In response to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s denunciation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel, and the “Standing Up Against Anti-Semitism in Ontario Act” introduced by Ontario MPPs Tim Hudak and Mike Colle, B'nai Brith Canada and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) issued the following statements:  Continue reading

B'nai Brith's New Winnipeg Co-ordinator!

B'nai Brith is delighted to announce the appointment of Adriana Glikman as our program co-ordinator in Winnipeg. Adriana brings with her years of experience in working with the community and in leading outreach initiatives to the diverse multicultural community in Winnipeg.  Continue reading

Family Day, 2016: Food, Fun, Family and B’nai Brith Hockey

By Jack BorensteinSpecial Correspondent, B’nai Brith Canada Family Day this past Monday turned out to be a wonderful occasion for those who played in, and watched, the First Annual B’nai Brith Canada ice hockey tournament at the Canlan Ice Sport facility in North York, Ont. The tourney was well organized and served as a template to relaunch the B’nai Brith Ice Hockey League, as soon as next season. Nine under-age-35 (composed of two divisions) and four over-age-35 teams competed in a series of three round-robin games, with the best-record teams advancing to the title games. ‘Wise Guys’ and ‘Adam’ emerged as respective U-35 and 35-O champions and each team received a $300 gift card for use at WEGZ Stadium Bar in Vaughan. Ont. Raffle prizes consisted of Toronto Maple Leafs jerseys, toques, fleeced jackets, gloves and a toaster oven.     Continue reading
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