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Artists 4 Israel Hope to Make Positive Impact at Concordia University

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen I’ve often reported on anti-Israel activities at the downtown campus of Concordia University and the incident that stands out most vividly for me occurred in 2002, when Benjamin Netanyahu was scheduled to speak there.  Continue reading

York U Vows to Stop Circulation of Antisemitic Publication

Screenshot of Your Ward News York University has vowed to stop the circulation of Your Ward News – a publication deemed by various human rights groups as antisemitic, racist and homophobic – after copies of it were widely distributed on York’s Keele campus.    Continue reading

Volunteering - A Great Mitzvah

Harvey Levine One of the essential pillars of B’nai Brith Canada as a charitable organization traditionally has been volunteer community service.  Continue reading

Check Mate! B'nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament a Great Success

Competitors face off at the B'nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament  at the Asper Community Centre in Winnipeg WINNIPEG – It was a "rooking" time at the Asper Community Centre in Winnipeg last Sunday, as B'nai Brith Canada's Midwest Region held its Third Annual B'nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament. Continue reading

Will Universities Canada's New Non-Discriminatory Policy Make a Difference?

Sara McCleary Universities Canada is an organization that, according to its website, provides “university presidents with a unified voice for higher education, research and innovation.” Continue reading

Trudeau’s First Year in Office: Was it Good for the Jews?

Simon Pelsmakher Amid the excitement created by the U.S. presidential election campaign, Canada’s Liberal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently celebrated a major milestone – its first year in office.   Continue reading

American Express Sets Right Example for Dropping Roger Waters

Roger Waters performing in July 2013 (Credit: By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith CanadaAmerican Express is setting a wonderful example in refusing to sponsor Roger Waters’ 2017 North American tour. Continue reading

The Remarkable Joe Mendel: Jewish Community Leader Steps Up When Needed

Quebec ConfidentialMike Cohen There are many remarkable individuals in Montreal’s Jewish community. Joe Mendel is one of them. Continue reading

BDS Stickers Deface Sodastream Products in Winnipeg

A BDS sticker is found on a Sodastream box at a Hudson's Bay at the Polo Park mall in Winnipeg By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG - Stickers supporting and encouraging the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS) against Israel have been discovered defacing products in two department stores in one of the largest malls in Winnipeg. Continue reading

Getting Right the "Alt-Right"

Sara McCleary Technology is widely touted as evidence of the advancement of society, helping to bring about a better world that makes us healthier, happier, and our lives easier. Continue reading
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