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U of T Profs Publish New Letter to Administration

An image of the University of Toronto's University College building (The Varsity) February 27, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A committee of University of Toronto (U of T) professors has published a new letter to the school's administration over concerns of antisemitism on their campuses. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Supports Ontario IHRA Bill

An image of Queen's Park (CBC) February 24, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada wholeheartedly supports Ontario Bill 168, committed to combating antisemitism, as it is poised for its Second Reading at Queen’s Park this Thursday, Feb. 27. Continue reading

Jewish Cookbook Legend Norene Gilletz Is Mourned

Norene Gilletz February 24, 2020 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL - When my late grandmother passed away almost 30 years ago, I assumed the lease of her apartment. I had been on my own for a while already and knew how to make some simple dishes. As I went through her kitchen, I came across a book called Second Helpings, Please! It immediately became my cooking bible and continued to be so as I got married and became a parent. Today, it always remains a “go to” publication for meal preparation. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Launches Lawsuit Against Federal Government

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands in a recent meeting with Iran's Foreign Affairs Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif (Global) February 21, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, citing its failure to comply with a motion to list Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), in its entirety, as a terrorist organization. Continue reading

We Are Jew-Killers: Slogan at IRGC Rally

A young boy displays a sign expressing violent hatred and death wishes towards Jews at an IRGC rally in Tehran (IranWire) February 19, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A violent antisemitic slogan was proudly displayed at a recent Tehran rally organized by an infamous Iranian militia, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Continue reading

Sign Our Petition: Canada Must Denounce the Use of Palestinian Child Soldiers

A Palestinian boy being trained to shoot by Hamas (Associated Press) February 18, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the federal government to speak out forcefully against the recruitment and use of Palestinian child soldiers in advance of Palestinian Child Soldiers Week (Feb. 18-21). Continue reading

Petition to Prime Minister Trudeau: Take Strong Stand on Palestinian Child Soldiers

A Palestinian boy being trained to shoot by Hamas (Associated Press) February 18, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada Dear Mr. Prime Minister, For decades, the plight of Palestinian children has largely been ignored by the global community. Continue reading

Deadline Getting Closer for Students to Win Cash in B'nai Brith Book Contest

Feb. 14, 2020 Just a friendly reminder that the deadline for B'nai Brith Canada's Diverse Minds Creative Writing Competition is approaching—March 9, 2020. Continue reading
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