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Items of Interest

Letter to Ambassador Blanchard

TO: Ambassador Marc-André Blanchard 466 Lexington Avenue, 20th Floor New York, NY     10017   June 15, 2020 Dear Ambassador Blanchard, As a leading human rights advocate and voice of the grassroots Jewish community, B’nai Brith Canada wishes to respond to your letter of June 10, 2020, addressed to the representatives of United Nations member states. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Greeting Cards

  Dear Friends, We are happy to announce a new program just in time for the Passover holiday season, B'nai Brith Canada Greeting Cards! Greeting cards are available in packs of 10 for $25. With cards available for a variety of important occasions, please check out our selection below. Honour a loved one today while supporting the essential work we do. Click here to purchase!   Continue reading

Jewish Cookbook Legend Norene Gilletz Is Mourned

Norene Gilletz February 24, 2020 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL - When my late grandmother passed away almost 30 years ago, I assumed the lease of her apartment. I had been on my own for a while already and knew how to make some simple dishes. As I went through her kitchen, I came across a book called Second Helpings, Please! It immediately became my cooking bible and continued to be so as I got married and became a parent. Today, it always remains a “go to” publication for meal preparation. Continue reading

BINGO: Fun-Loving Volunteers Needed

January 28, 2020 Dear Friends, B’nai Brith Canada is looking for fun-loving bingo volunteers in the Greater Toronto Area.   Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Honours the Stockholm Declaration Principles

A poster by Derek Michael Wasylyshen ( January 19, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Today, B’nai Brith Canada honours the principles enshrined in the 2000 Stockholm Declaration on the Holocaust - the foundational document of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Continue reading

B'nai Brith Student Initiative Wins Recognition in Manitoba

December 20, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – The organizers and winners of a B'nai Brith Canada initiative have been named to 2019's "Fascinating Manitobans" list. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Welcomes New IHRA Education Materials

Our Senior Counsel, David Matas, with the Canadian delegation at the Luxembourg IHRA meeting December 5, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada welcomes publication of new education materials by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA).  Continue reading

Our Letter to the Prime Minister

                                                                                                            15 Hove Street                                                                                                             Toronto, Ontario                                                                                                             M3H 4Y8 November 20, 2019   The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario    K1A 0A6   Dear Prime Minister,             On behalf of B’nai Brith Canada, I congratulate you on your recent election victory and your returning to office as Prime Minister.  Please be assured of B’nai Brith’s firm support in continuing efforts by the Government to combat antisemitism, hate crimes and hate speech and further address the challenges facing Canada’s Jewish community. Continue reading

Community Volunteers Throw a Strike for Special Needs Community

Client Guy Parsons with Best Buddies volunteers Josh Schiff and Chris Hamilton December 2, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL - The overarching goal of Miriam Home is to treat and support children, adolescents and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or autism spectrum disorders - and to help them reach their full potential as individuals. Continue reading
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