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AEPi Laurier Runs the ‘Naked Mile’ in Support of B’nai Brith Canada

B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn (left) poses for a photo with AEPi Brothers Chad Kless, Mike Cooper, Ethan Sheffer and Corey Novack during the "Naked Mile" event on March 23, 2018 March 27, 2018 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada WATERLOO, Ont. – It was a sunny yet cold afternoon last Friday, March 23 at Wilfrid Laurier University, but that didn’t stop members of the Laurier chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) from participating in a “Naked Mile” run in support of the country's oldest independent and self-funded Jewish organization: B’nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

Israel’s “Sports Rabbi” Returns to Montreal After Winning Habs’ Biggest Fan Contest

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. March 26, 2018 MONTREAL – A Montreal-born rabbi and life-long hockey fan of the Montreal Canadiens had the thrill of a lifetime last week as the winner of the Bring Home the Biggest Fan Contest. Continue reading

How Can You Help this Passover?

Dear Friends, This Passover, as we sit at the Seder table surrounded by friends and loved ones, I urge you to support our community by making a contribution to Canada's oldest self-funded and independent Jewish organization: B'nai Brith Canada. Continue reading

BDS Fails at University of Ottawa for Third Time in a Row

March 25, 2018 By Aidan FishmanNational Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is applauding students at the University of Ottawa for defending human rights and defeating a third anti-Israel motion within the span of five months. Continue reading

NHL Superstar Marcel Dionne Returning to B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic

Marcel Dionne pictured here at last year's B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic March 22, 2018 By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada By popular demand, NHL Hall of Famer Marcel Dionne will return as a celebrity and guest auctioneer at the next B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic, which will take place at the Lebovic Golf Club in Aurora, Ont., on Mon., June 11, 2018. Continue reading

Antisemitic Vandalism Rocks Chabad Synagogue in Thornhill, Ont.

A vandal attacks Chabad at Flamingo synagogue in Thornhill, Ont. on March 21, 2018 (Photo Credit: Rabbi Mendel Kaplan Facebook) March 21, 2018 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada THORNHILL, Ont. – B'nai Brith Canada is appalled after learning Wednesday morning that a synagogue in Thornhill, Ont. has been targeted by antisemitic vandalism. Continue reading

Canada’s Oldest Synagogue Kicks Off 250th Anniversary Celebrations

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. March 16, 2018 MONTREAL – The very first and oldest Jewish congregation in Canada, the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, is about to kick off celebrations to mark its 250th anniversary. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Questions UNRWA Spending

UNRWA employees take part in a protest at UNRWA headquarters in Gaza City, Gaza (Photo Credit: Anadolu Agency) March 15, 2018 By Daniel KorenMedia CoordinatorB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – The Canadian government announced Thursday that it will transfer an extra $10-million to Palestinian refugees via the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Continue reading

University of Ottawa Students Reject BDS – Again

March 13, 2018 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is congratulating Jewish and pro-Israel students at the University of Ottawa for defeating a second anti-Israel motion within the span of four months. Continue reading

Canadian Women’s March Condemns Farrakhan

A young woman carries a "Girl Power" sign at the Toronto Women's March on Jan. 20, 2018 (Photo Credit: Toronto Star) March 13, 2018 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The Canadian branch of the Women’s March movement has strongly denounced Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, in stark contrast to its American counterpart. Continue reading
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