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A Look at Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas’ Jewish Heritage

US Gymnast Gabby Douglas poses with her gold medal after the medal ceremony at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Credit: Getty Images/Laurence Griffiths) By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada The U.S. Olympic women’s artistic gymnastics team, dubbed the Final Five, has been making headlines for its success at this year’s Summer Olympics, including for winning a gold medal in the all-around team finals.  Continue reading

Israeli Scientist Confirms Stephen Hawking's Theory Of Black Holes

Professor Jeff Steinhauer, Technion Physics Department (Credit: Facebook)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Israeli scientist, Jeff Steinhauer, has proved that Stephen Hawking's hypothesis of black holes is true. Continue reading

Terrorist Who Stabbed Yeshiva Student Arrested

United Hatzalah responding to the terrorist attack in A-Tur, Jerusalem, August 11, 2016. (Credit: United Hatzalah)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The Arab man who admitted to stabbing a yeshiva student last week in a Jerusalem neighbourhood has been found, arrested and discovered to be a dangerous terrorist. Continue reading

Missouri Church Association Condemns Black Lives Matter Statement On Israel

Credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The bishop of a large African-American church association in Missouri penned an open letter to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement that has rejected the notion that Israel is an apartheid state and dismissed the call for boycott and sanctions of the Jewish state. Continue reading

Prominent Israeli Arab Slams Basel Ghattas for Anti-Israel Tour of Canada

Former Israeli-Arab MK Talab al-Sana (Credit: Matanya Tausig/Flash90) The anti-Israel tour of Canada by Arab Member of Knesset Basel Ghattas is being harshly criticized not only by Israeli Jewish politicians, but by a major figure in Israel’s Arab community. Continue reading

Jewish Olympic Athletes We Shepped Nachas For in Rio

Israeli bronze medallists in judo Yarden Gerbi and Or Sasson  By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada Nearly 1,000 medals were awarded in the Olympic Games, which concluded Sunday night. Here’s a look back at the accomplishments and important stories of Jewish athletes who participated in the Olympics in Rio. Continue reading

Israeli-Arab Politician Set to Speak at Venues with Antisemitic Histories

  Israeli-Arab Member of Knesset Basel Ghattas is set to address two Ontario organizations with a history of promoting antisemitism and anti-Israel conspiracy theories. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Information Makes Waves in Israeli Knesset

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada  Members of Knesset from at least three Israeli political parties are suggesting that an Israeli-Arab parliamentarian should be expelled because of his anti-Israel and antisemitic activities in Canada, The Jerusalem Post is reporting.  Continue reading

B'nai Brith Day at the Winnipeg Goldeyes Game

Reggie Abercombie of the Winnipeg Goldeyes (fourth from right) poses with B'nai Brith Canada's Earl Barish (second from right), Barish's nieces, nephews and grandchildren , Goldeyes GM Andrew Collier (second from left) and the Goldeye's mascots Goldette and Goldie.   Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada To borrow a term from baseball, B'nai Brith Day at the Winnipeg Goldeyes' game this past Sunday was a big hit. Continue reading

IDF Demolishes Home Of Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered 13-Year-Old Girl

Israeli troops preparing to demolish the home of Palestinian terrorist Muhammed Nasser-Tarayrah in Bani Naim, West Bank. (Credit: IDF Spokesperson Office)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Israeli forces have demolished the family home of the Palestinian assailant who murdered a 13-year-old Israeli girl in June.  Continue reading
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