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B’nai Brith’s ‘Music Brunch for Seniors’ Sets Record Attendance Numbers

Montrealers take part on B'nai Brith's Music Brunch for Seniors (Photo Credit: Ya'acov Bauer) Oct. 16, 2018 MONTREAL – Over 140 senior citizens, as well as caregivers, spouses and other family members, gathered for B’nai Brith Canada’s fifth Music Brunch for Seniors event in Montreal on Sunday. Continue reading

You Are Invited to “An Evening with Ben Shapiro” in Vancouver

Oct. 12, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is proud to participate in the sponsorship of an event featuring political commentator, author and lawyer Ben Shapiro, organized by the Vancouver Hebrew Academy as part of its Faigen Family Lecture Series. Continue reading

Concert Highlights Rescue of Bulgarian Jews During the Holocaust

Oct. 11, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is excited to invite you to a musical gathering like no other.  Exhibit: The Power of Free Spirit will be an informative and musical event highlighting the rescue of Bulgarian Jews during the Holocaust. Continue reading

Tickets Still Available for Yiddish Theatre Production of 'A Bintel Brief'

Hello theatre lovers! We are pleased to inform you that there are still a few tickets available to see A Bintel Brief, the latest offering from the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre (DWYT) players. Continue reading

Liberal MNA David Birnbaum Pledges to Keep Representing Jewish Community

David Birnbaum Sept. 28, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada The following is the last of four profiles on Jewish candidates running in the Quebec provincial election. We've also run profiles on Laura Azéroual, Yaniv Loran and Mélodie Cohn. MONTREAL – In the days leading up to the Oct. 1 Quebec election, incumbent D’Arcy McGee Liberal MNA David Birnbaum is hopeful and optimistic that his party will obtain another mandate. When the campaign began, the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) was ahead in the polls. But following three debates, Premier Philippe Couillard has put his troops back in the running. Continue reading

Spots Still Available for Major Antisemitism Conference at York University

Sept. 21, 2018 TORONTO – There are still spots available for a forthcoming symposium on antisemitism sponsored by B’nai Brith Canada and the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University. Continue reading

Jewish Candidate Mélodie Cohn Espouses the CAQ’s Values

Bernard Praw, a Jewish commissioner from the English Montreal School Board, meets with CAQ candidates Nathalie Dansereau, Mélodie Cohn and Laura Azéroual Sept. 18, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada The following is the third of four profiles on Jewish candidates running in the Quebec provincial election. For our profile on Laura Azéroual, click here. For our profile on Yaniv Loran, click here. With the Oct. 1 Quebec elections only a few weeks away, polls still predict a tight race between the governing Liberal Party and the opposition Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ). Continue reading

A Message from Our Chair of the Board on Rosh Hashanah

Sept. 6, 2018 Dear Friends, On Sunday, as Jews around the world usher in the year 5779, we remember the obstacles we’ve faced in our tumultuous history – and how far we’ve come as a people. Continue reading

Orthodox Jew Tries to Raise Profile of Virtually Unknown Quebec Conservatives

Yaniv Loran Sept. 4, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada The following is the second of four profiles on Jewish candidates running in the Quebec provincial election. For the first, click here. MONTREAL – With the Quebec election campaign now officially underway, some more Jewish candidates have stepped up to the plate. Continue reading

A Bintel Brief... A Night Out with B'nai Brith Canada & The DWYT

Hello theatre lovers! Thank you for your ongoing support of B'nai Brith Canada, and for your dedication to Montreal's blossoming theatre scene! The 2018-2019 season promises to be truly unforgettable, and will include productions by the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre (DWYT) players at the Segal Centre for Performing Arts. Continue reading
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