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Emergency Response Food Drive – We're Here for the Long Run

As we all know, COVID-19 has been devastating to many. It has wreaked havoc upon vital services and institutions in the Toronto Jewish community and has dealt severe blows to far too many community members. Continue reading

Israelis Dubbed “Thieves and Murderers” at Virtual Toronto al-Quds Event

Paul Larudee speaking at the virtual Toronto al-Quds Day event (YouTube) May 18, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic blocked the Toronto al-Quds Day Committee from conducting its customary occupation of downtown Toronto, but did not prevent it from spreading hate on the internet. Continue reading

Emergency Response Food Drive – Help Us Help Them

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced many vital services to close, countless members of the Toronto Jewish community became devastated. Seniors, Holocaust survivors, folks with mental and physical disabilities, shut-ins, war veterans and people living below the poverty line had come to rely on daily vital programs, including our B’nai Brith daily seniors' program.  Continue reading

B’nai Brith Seeks Charges over Antisemitic Prayers in Toronto

Kamil Ahmad prays for the destruction of the Jews at the Abu Huraira Center in Toronto (YouTube) April 30, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada has filed a complaint with Toronto Police after video recently surfaced of a local imam advocating the complete destruction of the Jews. Continue reading

B'nai Brith's Revelations in Antisemitism Audit Spark Widespread Reaction

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau comments on B'nai Brith's Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents at a news conference earlier this week (YouTube) April 29, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada The nation has reacted to B'nai Brith Canada's 2019 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, released on Monday of this week. Continue reading

More Than Six Acts of Antisemitism a Day, New Audit Reveals

April 27, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada While Jews were viciously attacked and/or killed in New York, New Jersey, California and Germany in 2019, the number of antisemitic incidents in Canada set records for a fourth consecutive year. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Proud to Revive Nizkor Holocaust Historical Archive

B'nai Brith Canada is proud to mark Yom Hasho'ah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) with the relaunch of its Nizkor website, an important and unique resource on the subject of the Holocaust. Continue reading

5th Annual Charity Golf Classic Postponed to July 27, 2020

April 14, 2020 Dear Golfer, I hope you and yours are keeping well and healthy and taking good care of yourselves during this challenging time of COVID-19. It is important to keep in mind that, regardless of the difficulties and frustrations we are facing, there is light at the end of the tunnel. We will eventually get through this period together. Continue reading
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