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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

Young Jewish Candidate to Challenge Finance Minister in Quebec Election

Laura Azéroual campaigns with François Legault Aug. 22, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada The following is the first of four profiles on Jewish candidates running in the Quebec provincial election. For the second, click here. MONTREAL – While the provincial election campaign in Quebec will not officially kick off until Thursday, it is just as if the writ has already dropped. Polls show that the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) and its leader François Legault are the early favourites to defeat the governing Liberals, with the Parti Québecois potentially wiped from the map. Continue reading

Winnipeg's Most Vulnerable Take Part in 10th Annual B'nai Brith Event

An aerial view of Sunday's event Aug. 21, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – This past Sunday, B'nai Brith Canada held its 10th annual "Afternoon with the Winnipeg Goldeyes Baseball Club" event, bringing out the city's most vulnerable to spend a fun day at the ball park. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Winnipeg Celebrates Milestone with 10th Annual Afternoon With the Goldeyes Event

August 10, 2018 By Reut CohenCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG — B’nai Brith Canada is thrilled to once again host its Afternoon with the Winnipeg Goldeyes Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Continue reading

Celebrations Continue Through the Summer for B'nai Brith Seniors

Firing up the grill at a B'nai Brith Canada Seniors Summer BBQ August 9, 2018 By Dana FieldsSenior Writer/ResearcherB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B'nai Brith Canada’s Senior Outreach Program has been very busy with multiple summer barbecues for residents and their guests. Continue reading

A Wonderful Reception at the Seniors Sunday Brunch in Montreal

A beautiful brunch was served to the seniors in attendance August 8, 2018 By Dana FieldsSenior Writer/ResearcherB’nai Brith Canada   MONTREAL –B'nai Brith Canada was thrilled to serve as host for its fourth Seniors Sunday Brunch this past weekend at Adath Synagogue in Montreal. It was another huge success. Continue reading

Pro wrestling icon uses his celebrity to speak out against bullying in Quebec schools

Rougeau shares a moment with the kids at the Côte Saint-Luc Day Camp July 25, 2018 QUEBEC CONFIDENTIAL | By Mike CohenB'nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – Growing up in my era, professional wrestling was a big thing in Montreal. Grand Prix Wrestling was a huge draw at the Montreal Forum and special telecasts were often filmed at the local CTV studios. There was Mad Dog Vachon, Gilles “The Fish” Poisson, The Hollywood Blondes, Gino Brito and who can forget flamboyant manager Eddie Creatchman, known for wearing sunglasses, smoking a cigar, and wearing the Star of David to proudly display his Jewish identity. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Participates in International Forum to Combat Antisemitism

Ran Ukashi, Manitoba Regional Director for B'nai Brith Canada, presents workshop findings at the Forum in Warsaw July 24, 2018 By Daniel KorenManager, Media Relations & CommunicationsB'nai Brith Canada WARSAW – B’nai Brith Canada is proud to have recently participated in the Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE)’s Activist Forum on Preventing and Responding to Hate Crimes in Warsaw hosted by its Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR). Continue reading

Reminder to Join the B'nai Brith Flag Football Tournament!

July 24, 2018 By Dana FieldsSenior Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada The first-ever B'nai Brith Canada Flag Football Tournament is shaping up to be a resounding success! Continue reading
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