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Larry Rosenthal named to Executive of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal – B’nai Brith Canada

Larry Rosenthal named to Executive of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Quebec Board member, Larry Rosenthal on his appointment to the Executive of the Jewish Community Council of Montreal. Rosenthal is a long time member and contributor with B’nai Brith Canada. One […]

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New head of Canadian delegate to IHRA named

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Artur Wilczynski for being appointed the head of Canadian Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Wilczynski has been working for Global Affairs office since 2010, currently serving as the  Canadian Ambassador to Norway – a role he’s held since 2014. He’s

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B’nai Brith Mourns Passing of Past National President – B’nai Brith Canada

It is with immense sadness that B’nai Brith Canada mourns the passing of Gerry Weinstein, who served as National President of B’nai Brith Canada from 2005-2008. Weinstein was 80 and died peacefully Monday, May 23, 2016 in Montreal. “He was an absolute pillar in the community,” said Harvey Levine, B’nai Brith Canada’s Quebec Regional Executive

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Press Release: CIJA and B’nai Brith Commend Ontario’s Leaders for Strengthening Ties with Israel, Speaking out Against BDS

Jerusalem—In response to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s denunciation of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel, and the “Standing Up Against Anti-Semitism in Ontario Act” introduced by Ontario MPPs Tim Hudak and Mike Colle, B’nai Brith Canada and the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) issued the following statements: “We applaud Premier

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B’nai Brith Condemns Iran’s Attempt to Trivialize Holocaust – B’nai Brith Canada

Iran’s annual international cartoon contest, which trivializes the Holocaust and compares Israel’s treatment of Palestinians to the horrors of the Nazi regime, perpetuates antisemitic stereotypes, B’nai Brith Canada says. The contest, which began May 14, runs for two weeks and has already received 150 entries from over 50 countries. “Iran’s continued hostility and threats against the Jewish

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B’nai Brith’s New Winnipeg Co-ordinator!

B’nai Brith is delighted to announce the appointment of Adriana Glikman as our program co-ordinator in Winnipeg. Adriana brings with her years of experience in working with the community and in leading outreach initiatives to the diverse multicultural community in Winnipeg. With B’nai Brith, Adriana will be responsible for overseeing our local programming and charitable initiatives.

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B’nai Brith Insider: Understanding the House of Commons Vote on Boycott & Sanctions

Dear B’nai Brith Supporter, This week, the House of Commons passed a motion condemning the anti-Israel Boycott and Sanctions movement, a great first step in recognizing the movement for what it truly is, another form of antisemitism. As we all know, boycott activists have no interest in actively helping Palestinian Arabs. They seek only to

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Ontario Government Announces Creation of Anti-Racism Directorate

February 16, 2016, TORONTO — The Ontario Government announced today that it is establishing an Anti-Racism Directorate to address racism in all forms, and B’nai Brith Canada is eager to see it succeed. “Since 1875, B’nai Brith has fought the harmful effects of racism and discrimination on individuals of all backgrounds,” said Michael Mostyn, Chief

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Michael Mostyn poses with MP for York Centre Michael Levitt and former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien

B’nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn attends State Dinner in Ottawa in honour of UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon

B’nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn spent Thursday night with dignitaries in the nation’s capital. Mr. Mostyn was pleased to accept his invitation from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Madame Grégoire Trudeau to attend a gala dinner in honour of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Both Mr. Trudeau and Mr. Ban Ki-moon addressed those in

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