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Hungary to Invest Millions to Combat Antisemitism

Dohány Street Synagogue in Budapest (Photo Credit: Wiki Commons) Nov. 29, 2018 By Dan Lavie This article was originally published on BUDAPEST – Hungary plans to invest €1.5 million ($2.27 million CAD) annually to fight antisemitism across Europe starting in 2019. Continue reading

Yiddish Theatre Production Brings Tears, Laughter and Music to Montreal

B'nai Brith staff and volunteers pose for a photo during the recent production of "A Bintel Brief" Nov. 28, 2018 MONTREAL – The Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre (DWYT) players recently put on a riveting production of A Bintel Brief, which was hosted by B’nai Brith Canada – Quebec Region at Montreal’s Segal Centre for Performing Arts. Continue reading

Jews Expelled from Arab Countries Call on UN to Recognize their Plight

A monument in Ramat Gan, Israel, serves as a memorial for the Iraqi Jews who were killed during the Farhud (“violent dispossession”) of 1941 (Photo Credit: PikiWiki Israel) Nov. 28, 2018 By Ariel Kahana This article was originally published on Some 70 years after the exodus and expulsion of as many as 850,000 Jews from Arab states and Iran, the heads of communities of Jews from Arab countries are demanding that the United Nations officially recognize the suffering they were forced to endure. Continue reading

Join us for "Out of Darkness Comes Light: A Chanukah Evening of Solidarity and Unity"

Nov. 26, 2018 B’nai Brith Canada and Yeshivas Lubavitch Toronto are proud to invite you to Out of Darkness Comes Light: A Chanukah Evening of Solidarity and Unity. Continue reading

Help B'nai Brith Canada Feed the Needy this Chanukah

Nov. 14, 2018 Dear Friends, Each year before Chanukah, B’nai Brith Canada volunteers help us package and deliver holiday-themed food bags to the most vulnerable members of our community, including seniors, Holocaust survivors, widows and widowers, and individuals with disabilities. Continue reading

Israel’s Most Popular Social-Sport for Women Targets Montreal, Toronto

Ofra Abramovich met some of the Montreal Mamanet players when she visited last spring Nov. 2, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike Cohen MONTREAL –  Can the sport of Mamanet, more commonly known as cachibol or Newcomb, become a sensation in Quebec and Ontario as it is in Israel?  Continue reading

WIN Free Tickets to See ‘Restoring Tomorrow’ in Toronto

Oct. 19, 2018 By Noa LevinSpecial to B'nai Brith Canada CONTEST: WIN FREE TICKETS to see "Restoring Tomorrow" at any participating Cineplex theatre in Toronto! All you have to do is follow B’nai Brith Canada on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram , and send us an email ( with the subject line, “Restoring Tomorrow.” Good luck! Continue reading

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
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