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CAQ Must Completely Backtrack on Religious Symbols Ban

Oct. 11, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. MONTREAL – For most new governments, municipal, federal, or provincial, there’s a honeymoon period. In Quebec, that has hardly been the case for Premier-elect François Legault, whose Coalition …

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Months Later, CBC Yet to Correct Record on Infant Hamas Claimed Died at Gaza Border

July 17, 2018 OPINION | By Josh Korn Special to B’nai Brith Canada The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. OTTAWA – Several months have passed since the media erupted with a story that an 8-month-old infant died, allegedly at the hands of Israeli forces, …

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Women Who Walked Out on Birthright Trip Should Visit the West Bank on Their Own Dime

July 5, 2018 OPINION| By Amanda Attar B’nai Brith Canada The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. I’m upset.  No, I’m not reciting the lyrics to Drake’s latest single. I’m simply perturbed by the latest case of hostile anti-Israel activism, from members of our …

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Student Newspaper Lauds Montreal Activist for Fighting Racism; Reneges Because of Pro-Israel Stance

June 27, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. MONTREAL – When I attended Concordia University more than 30 years ago as a journalism student, I was never fond of the editorial slant of campus newspaper, The Link. Its …

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Banning al-Quds Day Won’t Be Easy. But It’s Necessary.

June 26, 2018 OPINION | By Josh Korn Special to B’nai Brith Canada The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. OTTAWA – Earlier this month, an article by David Reevely appeared in the Ottawa Citizen in which he questions how incoming Ontario Premier Doug Ford plans to …

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B’nai Brith Sunday Brunch Series Growing in Popularity in Montreal

May 24, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen B’nai Brith Canada MONTREAL — There are no shortage of events and activities organized by the Jewish community in Montreal. However, the B’nai Brith Community Volunteer Services (CVS) Committee has clearly come up with a winning formula with its Music Brunches for Seniors. I had heard wonderful things about …

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Canada, Israel Sign Historic Modernized Free Trade Agreement

May 29, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen B’nai Brith Canada The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. MONTREAL – Federal Minister of International Trade François-Philippe Champagne and Israeli Minister of Economy and Industry Eli Cohen signed a historic modernized Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement …

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