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Items of Interest

What We Told the Interparliamentary Task Force on Online Antisemitism

An image from the Task Force's first meeting (Times of Israel) November 13, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada welcomed the opportunity to testify Tuesday on the essential need to counter online hate before the newly created Interparliamentary Task Force on Online Antisemitism. Continue reading

Jewish Community Applauds Ontario's Adoption of IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

      October 27, 2020 TORONTO – Today, the Government of Ontario became the first province in Canada to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, as endorsed by consensus at the 2016 IHRA plenary. Continue reading

Getting It Right on Election Dates: B’nai Brith in Dialogue with Elections Officials

September 24, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is advocating for the democratic rights of Jewish voters when it comes to the date of Canada’s next election. Continue reading

Our Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau

P.O. Box #77510 Sheppard Plaza Post Office                                                                                                 Toronto, Ontario                                                                                                 M3H 2W0                                                                                                   September 4, 2020   The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario    K1A 0A6   Dear Prime Minister, B’nai Brith Canada wrote you November 20, 2019, to assure your government of our 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

Tackling Online Hate and Antisemitism: B’nai Brith Urges Government Action

An image of Parliament Hill in Ottawa (National Post) September 10, 2020 B'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA - B’nai Brith Canada is pushing for forthright action by the Government of Canada to confront online hate and antisemitism. Continue reading

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 our 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
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