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B’nai Brith Advocacy Leads to Criminal Convictions for Holocaust Deniers

Alfred and Monika Schaefer Oct. 26, 2018 Alfred and Monika Schaefer, the German-Canadian siblings behind a series of Holocaust-denial videos, have received prison sentences in Germany. Continue reading

Government Committee to Adopt B’nai Brith Anti-Terror Proposals on Justice Bill

Oct. 26, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – After hearing testimony from B’nai Brith Canada, the House of Commons Justice Committee has voted to strengthen clauses in a justice bill that otherwise could have allowed judges to give more lenient sentences for terrorism-related offences. Continue reading

University of Winnipeg Apologizes for Antisemitism at Anti-Israel Event

Oct. 24, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – A University of Winnipeg investigation has concluded that antisemitism was expressed at a faculty-sponsored event earlier this year, which was first denounced by B’nai Brith Canada as “anti-Israel propaganda.” Continue reading

Celebrity Chefs to Star in B’nai Brith Canada ‘Second Helpings’ Event

Oct. 22, 2018 VAUGHAN, Ont. – A distinguished cadre of celebrity chefs have confirmed their participation in B’nai Brith Canada’s kosher epicurean celebration, Second Helpings… Encore! Continue reading

WIN Free Tickets to See ‘Restoring Tomorrow’ in Toronto

Oct. 19, 2018 By Noa LevinSpecial to B'nai Brith Canada CONTEST: WIN FREE TICKETS to see "Restoring Tomorrow" at any participating Cineplex theatre in Toronto! All you have to do is follow B’nai Brith Canada on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram , and send us an email ( with the subject line, “Restoring Tomorrow.” Good luck! Continue reading

ATTENTION Students! 🔈 WIN $3,000 with B'nai Brith's Diverse Minds Creative Writing Competition

Oct. 18, 2018 WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada is proud to launch an exciting educational initiative that promotes diversity and teaches the valuable lessons of inclusion and tolerance to both elementary and high school students. Continue reading

B’nai Brith’s ‘Music Brunch for Seniors’ Sets Record Attendance Numbers

Montrealers take part on B'nai Brith's Music Brunch for Seniors (Photo Credit: Ya'acov Bauer) Oct. 16, 2018 MONTREAL – Over 140 senior citizens, as well as caregivers, spouses and other family members, gathered for B’nai Brith Canada’s fifth Music Brunch for Seniors event in Montreal on Sunday. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Questions Yet Another Round of UNRWA Funding from Canada

Oct. 12, 2018 By Marty YorkChief Media Relations & Communications OfficerB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada is extremely concerned about a decision by the federal government to contribute another $50-million to the United Nations Palestinian Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Continue reading

You Are Invited to “An Evening with Ben Shapiro” in Vancouver

Oct. 12, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is proud to participate in the sponsorship of an event featuring political commentator, author and lawyer Ben Shapiro, organized by the Vancouver Hebrew Academy as part of its Faigen Family Lecture Series. Continue reading

CAQ Must Completely Backtrack on Religious Symbols Ban

François Legault Oct. 11, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. MONTREAL – For most new governments, municipal, federal, or provincial, there’s a honeymoon period. In Quebec, that has hardly been the case for Premier-elect François Legault, whose Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) won a strong majority in the Oct. 1 provincial election with 74 seats compared to 32 for the Liberals, 10 for Québec Solidaire and 10 for the Parti Québecois (PQ). Continue reading
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