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PETITION: ICNA Must Remove Hateful Speakers from its Toronto Conference

***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Sept. 26, 2018 Tahir Alvi, PresidentIslamic Circle of North America – Canada391 Burnhamthorpe Road EastOakville, ONL6H 7B4 Dear President Alvi, Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: Demand Islamic Group Remove Hateful Speakers from Toronto Conference

From left to right: Boonaa Mohammed, Nazir Ahmed, Ustadh Abdelrahman Murphy, Linda Sarsour and Imam Siraj Wahhaj Sept. 26, 2018 By Daniel Koren & Ran UkashiB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A bevy of figures who have engaged in homophobic, misogynistic or antisemitic rhetoric are scheduled to speak next week in Mississauga, Ont., at a convention run by the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) Canada. Continue reading

Spots Still Available for Major Antisemitism Conference at York University

Sept. 21, 2018 TORONTO – There are still spots available for a forthcoming symposium on antisemitism sponsored by B’nai Brith Canada and the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University. Continue reading

Join us for Second Helpings...Encore! A B'nai Brith Canada Signature Event

Sept. 20, 2018 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is excited to celebrate the notable 50th anniversary of the Jewish cooking bible, Second Helpings, Please! And we’ll celebrate it with a kosher epicurean event like no other.  Continue reading

Jewish Candidate Mélodie Cohn Espouses the CAQ’s Values

Bernard Praw, a Jewish commissioner from the English Montreal School Board, meets with CAQ candidates Nathalie Dansereau, Mélodie Cohn and Laura Azéroual Sept. 18, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada The following is the third of four profiles on Jewish candidates running in the Quebec provincial election. For our profile on Laura Azéroual, click here. For our profile on Yaniv Loran, click here. With the Oct. 1 Quebec elections only a few weeks away, polls still predict a tight race between the governing Liberal Party and the opposition Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ). Continue reading

Join B’nai Brith Canada For A Major International Conference on Antisemitism

Sept. 13, 2018 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada, in conjunction with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies, is proud to be the exclusive Jewish-community sponsor of a major international symposium on antisemitism and Israel. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Antisemitic Attack on Canadian-Jewish MPs

Dimitri Lascaris (left) levelled an antisemitic slur against Canadian Jewish MPS Michael Levitt (centre) and Anthony Housefather (right) Sept. 9, 2018 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is denouncing an antisemitic slur levelled against Canadian Jewish elected officials by the chair of one of Canada’s largest anti-Israel groups. Continue reading

A Message from Our Chair of the Board on Rosh Hashanah

Sept. 6, 2018 Dear Friends, On Sunday, as Jews around the world usher in the year 5779, we remember the obstacles we’ve faced in our tumultuous history – and how far we’ve come as a people. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Launches Free Clothing Donation Pick-Up Service Across the GTA

Sept. 5, 2018 TORONTO – Just in time for the New Year, B’nai Brith Canada is delighted to introduce a new addition to our Clothing Donation Program, making it easier to unload your unwanted clothes, houseware items and toys. With our brand new service of home pick-up, completely free of charge, we are making it easier to support those in need, while also helping the environment. Continue reading

Orthodox Jew Tries to Raise Profile of Virtually Unknown Quebec Conservatives

Yaniv Loran Sept. 4, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada The following is the second of four profiles on Jewish candidates running in the Quebec provincial election. For the first, click here. MONTREAL – With the Quebec election campaign now officially underway, some more Jewish candidates have stepped up to the plate. Continue reading
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