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LCBO Responds Positively to B'nai Brith Advocacy

An image of an LCBO storefront (Yellow Pages) August 16, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada is pleased to share that the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) has taken a strong stance against anti-Israel vandalism in its stores, after B'nai Brith reached out following an incident earlier this week. Continue reading

Winnipeg Commemorates the Horrific AMIA Bombing

B'nai Brith's Ran Ukashi speaks at Winnipeg's community memorial event.   July 22, 2019 B'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG - This past Thursday, July 18th, marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the horrific AMIA bombing, an antisemitic terrorist attack against a Buenos Aires Jewish community center that left eighty-five dead and hundreds injured. What followed was a whirlwind of presidential corruption, clandestine political dealings, assassinations, and inaction, specifically in relation to Hezbollah and the government of Iran, who are widely recognized as the masterminds of the attack. The bombing and the subsequent lack of justice for its victims have resulted in a permanent scar for the Jews of Argentina, many of whom left the country in the following years, no longer trusting those in charge to keep them safe. Continue reading

Time for IRGC to be Listed as Terrorist Group

In a file photo taken in Tehran on Sept. 22, 2018, members of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) march during an annual military parade marking the anniversary of the 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq. AFP/Getty Images June 28, 2019 By Jakob Glogauer and Marty YorkB'nai Brith Canada It has been a productive and rewarding week for B’nai Brith Canada and human rights in our country. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Writing Contest Inspires Young Human Rights Advocates

Pictured from left to right: Diverse Minds Sponsor Earl Barish, First Place Winner Varina Penner,Diverse Minds Sponsor Cheryl Barish, and B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael Mostyn June 20, 2019 By Marty YorkChief Media Relations & Communications OfficerB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG - B'nai Brith Canada held its first award ceremony honouring students for creative writing on Wednesday night - but it certainly won't be the last. Continue reading

B'nai Brith Canada Celebrates Small Towns, Big Stories

B'nai Brith Canada community members enjoying a walking tour of Midland, Ontario. June 14, 2019 TORONTO – More than 200 people recently joined B’nai Brith Canada in Midland, Ont., for a day of learning. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Submits Recommendations to Minister Gould, MPs on Combating Online Hatred

Brian Herman (Government Relations Director, B'nai Brith Canada), Michael Mostyn (CEO, B'nai Brith Canada), Karina Gould (Minister for Democratic Institutions), MP Marco Mendicino (Eglinton—Lawrence), Shimon Koffler Fogel (CEO, CIJA) and Richard Marceau (VP, External Affairs and General Counsel, CIJA) discuss combating online hatred in Ottawa on May 27, 2019 May 28, 2019 By Josh AzizaResearch AssociateB'nai Brith Canada  OTTAWA – In response to Canada’s signing of the Christchurch Call to Action, representatives from B’nai Brith Canada met with elected officials and political dignitaries Monday to submit recommendations on how the federal government can better combat online hatred. Continue reading

Join Us for a Free Day Trip to Midland, Ontario!

May 10, 2019 Dear Friends, As a supporter of B’nai Brith Canada, we are excited to offer you the first opportunity to register for our upcoming event: Small Towns, Big Stories: A Day Trip to Midland, Ontario on May 30, 2019. Continue reading

17 Reasons to Love Israel on its 71st Birthday

Shoko b'sakit (chocolate milk in a bag) May 9, 2018 By Josh AzizaResearch AssociateB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – As Israel celebrates its 71st birthday, it continues to give Israeli civilians, and the world, much to be proud of. While coming up with 71 reasons to love the Jewish State would be an easy task, we decided to invert the number – because nobody has that much time on their hands.  Here are 17 things to love about Israel on her 71st birthday. Continue reading

Alarming Audit Results Concern Quebec Jewish Community Leaders

B'nai Brith Canada Quebec delegation presents the 2018 Audit of Antisemitic Incidents May 3, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada released its 2018 Annual Audit of Antisemitic Incidents this week. Continue reading

CFL Hall of Famer Damon Allen to Appear at B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic

TORONTO – Superstar quarterback Damon Allen, who combined to pass and rush for more yardage than any player in professional football history, will participate in the 4th Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic at the Club at Bond Head on Wed., June 12, 2019. Continue reading
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