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Calls To Action

An Open Letter to Chrystia Freeland: Promoting Religious Freedom Means Combating Antisemitism

July 23, 2018 The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P.Minister of Foreign AffairsLester B. Pearson Building125 Sussex DriveOttawa, ONK1A 0G2 Dear Minister Freeland, This coming week, United States Secretary of State Pompeo will host a critical Ministerial meeting on religious freedom. This meeting offers Canada an opportunity to reaffirm its commitment to an objective we wholly share with you – protecting and promoting the right to freedom of religion or belief for all, globally. 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

Tell the NDP: Don't Single Out Israel

Feb. 14, 2018 By Aidan FishmanInterim National Director of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Canadians should be concerned that the country's third-largest political party will be asked to consider voting for a resolution that aims to eliminate Israel as a Jewish State. Continue reading

Help B’nai Brith Canada Feed the Needy This Purim

Dear Friends, Each year before Purim and Chanukah, volunteers help B’nai Brith Canada package and deliver holiday-themed food bags to the most vulnerable members of our community, including seniors and individuals with disabilities. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION to Rename “Swastika Trail”

***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Dear Mayor Dennis Lever, and Councillors Bulmer, Fielding, Roth and Sepulis, On Dec. 20, 2017, residents of Puslinch Township will ask you to rename “Swastika Trail.” Continue reading

An Open Letter to Mayor Crombie and Mississauga City Councillors

Celebration Square in Mississauga, Ont. ***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Dear Mayor Crombie and Mississauga City Councillors, Continue reading

As a Community, We've Made an Impact - and We Can Do More!

Nov. 3, 2017 This past week, we saw three remarkable examples of what our community can achieve when we work together to hold decision-makers accountable. Continue reading

An Open Letter to McGill Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier

McGill University ***TO SIGN THIS PETITION, CLICK HERE*** Dear Principal and Vice-Chancellor Suzanne Fortier, On Monday night, three students were removed from the Board of Directors of the Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU), McGill’s main student government. All three were targeted for removal either because they are Jewish or have vocally opposed anti-Jewish discrimination on campus. Continue reading

Now More Than Ever

  August 25, 2017 In recent weeks, Jewish communities across North America have been left reeling from a renewed wave of public antisemitism. Continue reading

Happy Shavuot from B'nai Brith Canada!

May 29, 2017 Tonight, we usher in the holiday of Shavuot, celebrating the giving of the Torah to the Jewish people on Mount Sinai over 3,000 years ago.  Continue reading
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