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Fierce Competition at 4th Annual B’nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament

Jonathan Zaczek and Jojo Nones By Irwin Lipnowski Chair of B'nai Brith Chess Tournament Nov. 3, 2017 WINNIPEG – The 4th Annual B’nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament took place Sunday at the Asper Jewish Community Campus, with 20 of the strongest players in Manitoba participating in a very competitive five-round event. Continue reading

Meet the Former B'nai Brith Intern Who Helped Launch Canada's New Holocaust Monument

Laura Grosman (left) and an artist's design of the National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa (right) Sept. 27, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – I first met Laura Grosman at B'nai Brith Canada national headquarters in Toronto. Continue reading

Invictus Games, WLU Apologize for Scheduling Events on Yom Kippur

September 20, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Following letters of concern from B’nai Brith Canada, apologies have been issued by both the Invictus Games and Wilfrid Laurier University for scheduling major events on Yom Kippur. Continue reading

B'nai Brith and MADA Team Up Again for Rosh Hashanah Food Drive

(L-R): Rabbi Shmuel Pinson, Jack Ornstein, Harvey Levine, Ted Greenfield, Pesach Nussbaum, Marty Caplan, Joanne Cutler, Terry Roth, Ronnie Roter, Richard Adler , Sharon Braunstein, Minnie Cusmariu, Marla Weinstein, Marilyn Malkin, Carol Saltzman & Joe Sasson. September 15, 2017 By Tevy PilcStaff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada Fifteen dedicated B'nai Brith Canada volunteers made their way to the MADA Community Centre warehouse in Montreal last week to participate in the B’nai Brith/MADA Holiday Basket Program. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Arranges for Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Winnipeg School Following Antisemitic Incident

Students from Shaftesbury High School in Winnipeg thank Cantor Moshe Kraus September 12, 2017 By Ran UkashiRegional Director, ManitobaB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – In response to an incident over the summer where students from Shaftesbury High School targeted a Jewish student with antisemitic posts on the popular social media app Snapchat, Pembina Trails School Division reached out to B’nai Brith Canada to help educate them about the dangers of racism, antisemitism and intolerance. Continue reading

Get Your Rosh Hashanah Tribute Cards in Support of B'nai Brith Canada!

Dear Friends, This Rosh Hashanah, you'll have the opportunity to wish your friends and loved ones a sweet and prosperous new year with these B'nai Brith Canada tribute cards, the perfect way to say Happy New Year! Continue reading

Help Me Bring My Son’s Body Home: A Message From Leah Goldin

Dear Friends, B’nai Brith Canada encourages you to join the Friends of Hadar Goldin campaign to bring home the bodies of Israeli Lieutenant Hadar Goldin and Staff Sergeant Oron Shaul, who were cruelly murdered by Hamas during the 2014 Gaza War, 90 minutes into a UN-brokered ceasefire. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Commemorates Victims of AMIA Bombing

Thousands of people hold up signs reading, "Justice" as they commemorate the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires on July 18, 2013 (Photo Credit: Reuters/Marcos Brindicci) July 18, 2017 By Hailey KobrinCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada B'nai Brith Canada is marking the 23rd anniversary of the attack on the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentine (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, which occurred July 18, 1994. Taking place two years after the bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires that killed 29 people, it left 85 dead and more than 300 wounded. Continue reading

The B’nai Brith Canada Online Auction is Now LIVE!!!

B’nai Brith Canada is thrilled to announce that the B’nai Brith Online Auction is now LIVE!!!! The auction, which began today at 6 p.m., will end on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 10 p.m. sharp. Continue reading

Bid on Toronto FC Tickets, Signed NHL Memorabilia and More in the B’nai Brith Online Auction!

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is thrilled to announce that, beginning on Monday, July 10, 2017, we will be hosting an online auction featuring a number of great items! The auction will end on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 10 p.m. sharp. Continue reading
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