Grassroots human rights advocacy and a lifeline for our community


Parliamentarians and Human Rights Activists Release Action Plan

Mostyn (left), Cotler (centre), and Banai (right) at Sunday's event September 15, 2019 TORONTO – Major initiatives to hold the Iranian regime to account were proposed Sunday by representatives of Justice 88, B'nai Brith Canada, and The Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Elections Guide 2019

  September 13, 2019 OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce the launch of our online Elections Centre, where voters in the Jewish community can find all the information they may need regarding the coming federal election.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Community Volunteer Services Presents 2019 Rosh Hashanah Cards

Make Rosh Hashanah extra sweet this year by celebrating your loved ones and helping the B’nai Brith Montreal Community Volunteer Services at the same time! Honour your family and friends with a donation supporting the work we do in your community. They will receive a beautiful Rosh Hashanah card with your own personalized message. Our efforts have successfully bettered the lives of many people, including those on the autism spectrum, by donating art supplies and tickets to sporting events and movies. We support a shelter that cares for homeless and disadvantaged women who have fallen on very hard times. Our CVS volunteer committee organizes donated clothing, food and basic everyday personal hygiene products to this shelter. Most recently we initiated a Music Brunch Program geared especially for seniors citizens who live alone or in residences throughout our city. It has become a successful and fulfilling project! Please help us keep these programs going! $18.00 per card, $50.00 for 3 cards Continue reading

B’nai Brith Musical Brunches for Seniors Fill an Important Community Need

Participants enjoying a recent B'nai Brith musical brunch in Montreal September 12, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL - B’nai Brith Canada’s Quebec Region continues to hit the right note with its musical brunches for seniors at the Adath Israel Congregation in suburban Hampstead near Montreal. Continue reading

2019/2020 Men's Basketball Registration Now Open!

  September 12, 2019 B'nai Brith Sports of Canada is happy to announce that registration for our 2019/2020 men's basketball league is now open! Continue reading

MPP Kaleed Rasheed Rescinds Certificate to Palestine House-Toronto

Ontario MPP Kaleed Rasheed (Twitter) September 11, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The MPP for Mississauga East-Cooksville has rescinded a certificate of appreciation that was extended to a Palestine House–Toronto representative because of past antisemitic tropes and remarks. Continue reading

Election Debate Details Announced

September 10, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – As previously announced, B’nai Brith Canada is teaming up with synagogues across the country to host local debates in the run-up to October’s federal election. Continue reading

Canadian Government to Appeal Israeli Wines Decision

Wines from Psagot, one of the two wineries at the centre of this case (CBC) September 6, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – The Attorney-General of Canada has filed a notice of appeal against a court decision that would have barred certain wines from being labelled “Product of Israel,” B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

A huge week: Exposure. Action. Results.

It’s been a busy and high-impact week for B’nai Brith Canada and human rights in our country.  We have received overwhelming positive feedback about our success in exposing intolerance, hate and antisemitism and ensuring concrete action. Consider these eyebrow-raising national headlines, resulting from the tireless work of B’nai Brith Canada, this week alone:   Continue reading

Montreal Cab Driver Charged in Violent-Assault Case

Surveillance camera footage (Facebook) September 5, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – A former taxi driver has been charged after a violent assault of a Jewish man on July 28, 2019. Continue reading
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