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Kaleed Rasheed (Twitter) September 11, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The MPP for Mississauga East-Cooksville has rescinded a certificate of appreciation that was extended to a Palestine House–Toronto representative because of past antisemitic tropes and remarks.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

B’nai Brith Rejects Excuses Made by Hassan Guillet

Hassan Guillet, centre, speaks at press conference Wednesday morning (Facebook) September 4, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada rejects the excuses made by former Liberal candidate Hassan Guillet at his press conference held this morning. Continue reading

B’nai Brith to Co-Host Federal Election Debates Across Canada

September 4, 2019 OTTAWA – 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

Toronto Man Charged after Threatening Walk with Israel Participants

Ali Amirsalam praises Hitler at the 2019 Toronto Walk with Israel (YouTube) September 3, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A Toronto man is facing criminal charges after he shouted “Heil Hitler” and accosted participants at a Jewish community event. Continue reading
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