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B'nai Brith Updates

B'nai Brith Appoints Jay Harris Chair of the Board

B’nai Brith is delighted to announce that Jay Harris is the organization’s new Chair of the Board. Continue reading

Volunteer Recognition Night in Montreal

Attendees dance at the Volunteer Night in Montreal on July 20, 2016 Les participants dansent à la Soirée des bénévoles à Montréal le 20 juillet 2016 The Residence B'nai Brith House in Montreal celebrated its 10th anniversary on July 20, 2016 by honouring the many volunteers who help each day with serving food to the residents, assisting with activities and field trips and packing food baskets. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Congratulates Deborah Lyons, New Canadian Ambassador to Israel

By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada Deborah Lyons has been appointed the new ambassador of Canada to Israel by Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion, replacing Vivian Bercovici. Continue reading

Large Turnout for AMIA Community Commemoration in Winnipeg

Attendees for the 22nd AMIA Community Commemoration ceremony Berney Theater at the Asper Jewish Community Campus in Winnipeg.   By Tevy Pilc & Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada More than 200 people and several political dignitaries packed the Berney Theater at the Asper Jewish Community Campus in Winnipeg Monday night for the 22nd AMIA Community Commemoration ceremony. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Statement on Prime Minister Trudeau's Auschwitz-Birkenau Visit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp Sunday to pay tribute to the millions who were massacred during the Holocaust. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Stands in Solidarity with Victims of Dallas Shooting

Last night, snipers fatally shot five officers and wounded seven others during a demonstration in downtown Dallas. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Commends Government Condemning Remarks by Abbas

B'nai Brith Canada applauds the office of Canadian Foreign Minister Stephane Dion for its condemnation of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's medieval antisemitic remarks. Continue reading

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
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