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Our Letter to the Prime Minister

                                                                                                            15 Hove Street                                                                                                             Toronto, Ontario                                                                                                             M3H 4Y8 November 20, 2019   The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario    K1A 0A6   Dear Prime Minister,             On behalf of B’nai Brith Canada, I congratulate you on your recent election victory and your returning to office as Prime Minister.  Please be assured of B’nai Brith’s firm support in continuing efforts by the Government to combat antisemitism, hate crimes and hate speech and further address the challenges facing Canada’s Jewish community. Continue reading

Our Appeal to the Prime Minister: Confronting Antisemitism Will Strengthen National Unity

An image of Parliament Hill in Ottawa (National Post) December 3, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada has submitted a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau outlining its priorities ahead of the new session of Parliament, which begins on Thursday, Dec. 5. Continue reading

Community Volunteers Throw a Strike for Special Needs Community

Client Guy Parsons with Best Buddies volunteers Josh Schiff and Chris Hamilton December 2, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL - The overarching goal of Miriam Home is to treat and support children, adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders - and to help them reach their full potential as individuals. Continue reading

More U of T Professors Sign Letter Demanding Kosher Food on Campus

University of Toronto's iconic Convocation Hall building (National Post) December 1, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO - B'nai Brith Canada has intensified its demand that the University of Toronto (U of T) address concerns raised by a large number of faculty members about antisemitism on campus. Continue reading

B'nai Brith lance le concours de création littéraire La Diversité parmi nous

29 novembre 2019 B'nai Brith Canada est fière de lancer une initiative éducative passionnante qui encourage la diversité et enseigne de précieuses leçons d'inclusion et de tolérance aux élèves du primaire et du secondaire. Continue reading

Help B'nai Brith Feed the Needy this Chanukah

November 29, 2019 Dear Friends, Each year before Chanukah, B’nai Brith Canada volunteers help us package and deliver holiday-themed food bags to the most vulnerable members of our community, including seniors, Holocaust survivors, widows and widowers, and individuals with disabilities. Continue reading

York Must Take Action against Anti-Israel Rioters

An image of last Wednesday's anti-Israel mob at York University (Facebook) November 26, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that York University act against the student club that organized last week’s riot against a pro-Israel event – but we need YOUR help to make it happen.  Continue reading

Sign Our Petition to Revoke SAIA York’s Club Status

Rhonda Lenton Office of the President 1050 Kaneff Tower 4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON  M3J 1P3   Dear Professor Lenton,    We, the undersigned, demand that the York University administration immediately revoke the club status of Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA) York, pending a full investigation into the events of Nov. 20, 2019. Continue reading

Canadian Iranian & Jewish Communities Unite to Protest Iranian Regime

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn addressing the crowd at Sunday's rally November 25, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – More than 300 Torontonians came out to the city's Mel Lastman Square on Sunday to protest the Iranian regime's ongoing brutality against its own citizens. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Launches Diverse Minds Creative Writing Contest

November 24, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is proud to launch an exciting educational initiative that promotes diversity and teaches valuable lessons of inclusion to both elementary and high school students. Continue reading
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