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Adopt Our Action Plan, B’nai Brith Canada Urges in Response to StatsCan Hate-Crimes Report

Swastikas drawn in the snow in a Jewish neighbourhood north of Toronto in November Nov. 28, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Statistics Canada has released its dossier on police-reported hate crimes for the year 2017 – and the results confirm a worrying trend highlighted in B’nai Brith Canada’s 2017 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents, the authoritative document on antisemitism in Canada. Continue reading

Hungary to Invest Millions to Combat Antisemitism

Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest (Photo Credit: Wiki Commons) Nov. 29, 2018 By Dan Lavie This article was originally published on JNS.org. BUDAPEST – Hungary plans to invest €1.5 million ($2.27 million CAD) annually to fight antisemitism across Europe starting in 2019. Continue reading

Yiddish Theatre Production Brings Tears, Laughter and Music to Montreal

B'nai Brith staff and volunteers pose for a photo during the recent production of "A Bintel Brief" Nov. 28, 2018 MONTREAL – The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre (DWYT) players recently put on a riveting production of A Bintel Brief, which was hosted by B’nai Brith Canada – Quebec Region at Montreal’s Segal Centre for Performing Arts. Continue reading

Jews Expelled from Arab Countries Call on UN to Recognize their Plight

A monument in Ramat Gan, Israel, serves as a memorial for the Iraqi Jews who were killed during the Farhud (“violent dispossession”) of 1941 (Photo Credit: PikiWiki Israel) Nov. 28, 2018 By Ariel Kahana This article was originally published on JNS.org. Some 70 years after the exodus and expulsion of as many as 850,000 Jews from Arab states and Iran, the heads of communities of Jews from Arab countries are demanding that the United Nations officially recognize the suffering they were forced to endure. Continue reading

It's Time to Put Jewish Refugees from Arab Countries on the Global Agenda

Jewish refugees at Ma'abarot transit camp (Photo Credit: Jewish Agency for Israel) Nov. 28, 2018 OPINION | By Ashley Perry (Perez) The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. This article was originally published on JNS.org. Do you know what we commemorate on Nov. 30? Continue reading

This Giving Tuesday, Help B'nai Brith Canada Support Our Community

Dear Friends, Today is Giving Tuesday, when we support charitable causes that are near and dear to our hearts. Continue reading

Join us for "Out of Darkness Comes Light: A Chanukah Evening of Solidarity and Unity"

Nov. 26, 2018 B’nai Brith Canada and Yeshivas Lubavitch Toronto are proud to invite you to Out of Darkness Comes Light: A Chanukah Evening of Solidarity and Unity. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: Canadian Federation of Students Must Rescind Discriminatory BDS Resolution

BDS activists outside Concordia University in Montreal Nov. 20, 2018 OTTAWA – Last Friday, the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) voted in favour of a resolution endorsing the discriminatory boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, which has had a damaging effect on Jewish and pro-Israel students across Canada – and the world. Continue reading

Help B'nai Brith Canada Feed the Needy this Chanukah

Nov. 14, 2018 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

Montreal Police Issue Warrant for Alleged Neo-Nazi and Hate Propagandist

Gabriel Sohier Chaput a.k.a. "Charles Zeiger"  Nov. 12, 2018 By Janna Minikovich and Ran UkashiB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to learn that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Gabriel Sohier Chaput, a Montreal-area man alleged to be a neo-Nazi and hate propagandist. Continue reading
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