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Superstars Dionne and Hawley Returning to B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic

Sandy Hawley                                           Marcel Dionne  March 11, 2019 By Marty YorkChief Media Relations & Communications OfficerB'nai Brith Canada By popular demand, NHL Hall of Famer Marcel Dionne and horse-racing legend Sandy Hawley will return as participating celebrities at the next B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic, which will take place at the Club at Bond Head on Wed., June 12 , 2019. If you haven't registered to participate yet in the 4th Annual B'nai Brith Charity Golf Classic, and you'd like to, please do so quickly as we are rapidly approaching a sellout -- and we are not exaggerating. To register as a player, click here.  Continue reading

Help Us Support the Needy This Purim

Sponsor a B'nai Brith food bag and support the members of our community living at or below the poverty line   March 8, 2019 Dear Friends,  Each year, in the days leading up to the Jewish holiday of Purim, volunteers with B’nai Brith Canada help us package and deliver holiday-themed food bags to the most vulnerable members of our community, including seniors, widows and widowers, Holocaust survivors, and individuals with disabilities.  Continue reading

Israeli Paraplegic Bobsledder Competes Against Able-Bodied Athletes

Dave Nicholls and Ilya Malikin in Whistler, B.C. March 7, 2019 By David GrossmanSpecial to B'nai Brith Canada WHISTLER – Some said it could not be done. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Welcomes New National Sports Director

Avi Ritter March 5, 2019 By Jayme KalpinB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Avi Ritter to the position of National Sports Director. Continue reading

Prolific Jewish Impresario Sheldon Kagan Pens his Biography

March 4, 2019 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL – I do not read a lot of books, but when one of Canada’s most prolific Jewish impresarios offered to send me a copy of his recently published biography, how could I say no? Not In A Shy Way: The Sheldon Kagan Story is such an excellent piece of work I devoured every page in one sitting. Continue reading

Canada Chooses Jewish Head of Mission for Second Time

Ari Grossman Feb. 28, 2019 By B'nai Brith Canada Staff WATERLOO, Ont. – For Ari Grossman, there is nothing greater in the world of sport than to see Canadian athletes excel on the international stage. Continue reading

‘Jews Prostituted Their Women, Killed Prophets, Amassed Gold,’ Says Detroit Imam

Detroit-based Imam Bassem Al-Sheraa Feb. 13, 2019 DETROIT – On Jan. 27, an antisemitic lecture by Michigan-based Shi’ite Imam Bassem Al-Sheraa was uploaded to the YouTube channel of the Al-Zahraa Islamic Center in Detroit. Continue reading

Another Successful Music Brunch for Seniors Event in Montreal

Participants take part in the B'nai Brith "Music Brunch for Seniors" on Feb. 10, 2019 in Montreal Feb. 12, 2019 MONTREAL – We are proud to announce that B'nai Brith Canada held its seventh successful Music Brunch for Seniors event this weekend with well over 120 senior guests, as well as caregivers, spouses and other family members, not to mention our incredible staff and volunteers! Continue reading

Declassified U.S. Report Suggests UNRWA Failed to Prevent Incitement in Textbooks

UNRWA textbook featuring Palestinian terrorist Dalal Mughrabi as a role model for children Feb. 11, 2019 By Jackson Richman WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) accuses the U.S. State Department of misleading Congress over recent years regarding actions by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) over the distribution of textbooks that promote Palestinian violence against Israel, evidence that has long been documented. Continue reading

Malaysia to Lose $1.6 Million After Being Stripped of Para Swimming Championships

Kuching, Malaysia Feb. 6, 2019 KUCHING, Malaysia – Malaysia is projected to lose $1.6 million CAD ($1.2 million U.S.) after being stripped by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) from hosting this summer’s World Para Swimming Championships due to the country banning Israeli athletes. Continue reading
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