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Fallen Jewish-Canadian Soldiers Honoured at Pre-Jewish Holiday Ceremony in Montreal

Corporal Rachel Dumas 34 Canadian Brigade Group plays The Last Post the Erev Yom Tov ceremony at the Baron de Hirsch Cemetery in Montreal on September 11, 2016. A community-wide, pre-Jewish holiday (Erev Yom Tov) ceremony was held in Montreal 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016 to honour Jewish-Canadian soldiers who fell in battle in the First and Second World Wars, defending democracy. Continue reading

Dimitri Lascaris Turfed from Green Party Shadow Cabinet

A YouTube screengrab of Dimitri Lascaris (L) and Federal Green Party leader Elizabeth May (R) The Green Party of Canada has fired its outspoken justice critic, Dimitri Lascaris. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Represents Jewish Community at U.S. Forums

The High Level Forum on Global Antisemitism at UN Headquarters in New York. (Credit: UN/JC McIlwaine) By Marty YorkChief Media OfficerB'nai Brith Canada David Matas, renowned international human rights, immigration and refugee lawyer based in Winnipeg, was B'nai Brith Canada's representative at The High Level Forum on Global Antisemitism at the United Nations in New York last week. Continue reading

Rabbi Hillel and Global Antisemitism

By David Matas Rabbi Hillel asked three rhetorical questions: If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I?  If not now, when? Continue reading

Historic Synagogue in New Brunswick to be Demolished: Saint John Council

The former Shaarei Zedek Synagogue building, which sits at the corner of Carleton Street and Wellington Row in Saint John, New Brunswick. (Credit: CBC/Roger Cosman)  By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada A historic synagogue in Saint John, N.B.,is on the chopping block after city council voted it was abandoning a search for a buyer. Continue reading

Holocaust Denial Film to Premier at Toronto International Film Festival

The movie poster for "Denial" By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada The story of an American Jewish historian's fight against a notorious Holocaust denier is making its way to the big screen. Continue reading

Green Party Justice Critic says Netanyahu Shouldn't be Allowed into Canada

YouTube screenshot of Green Party of Canada's Dimitri Lascaris By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB’nai Brith Canada A prominent member of the Green Party of Canada thinks Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be barred from entering Canada. Continue reading

First Hot Meal Event at B'nai Brith Senior Residence in Toronto

  B'nai Brith's Senior Citizen Residence at 4300 Bathurst Street in Toronto By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Residents of B'nai Brith's 4300 Bathurst Street Senior Citizen Residence in Toronto were treated to a very special hot meal event as part of a new seniors' program initiative. Continue reading

Soccer Hooligans Intimidate Israelis, Jews in France and Poland

Fans wave Palestinian flags at a match between in St. Etienne and Beitar Jerusalem in France (Credit: Jewish Media Agency)   By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Hostility was the behaviour of choice this past week for soccer hooligans aimed at an Israeli team in France and Jews in Poland. Continue reading

B'nai Brith at the Anne Frank Exhibition in Winnipeg

By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith in Winnipeg was pleased to have brought a group to recently attend the Anne Frank Exhibition, which was presented at the Winnipeg Millennium Library. Continue reading
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