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Today we honour the memory of the 6 million Jews murdered during the Holocaust as well as those who survived unspeakable atrocities at the hands of the Nazis. The Holocaust will forever stand as an example of the ultimate expression of human hatred. #HolocaustRemembranceDay

Today we honour the memory of the six million Jews & millions of others who were systematically murdered in the Holocaust.

Our best tribute to Holocaust victims & survivors is to create a world of equality, justice & dignity for all.


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Montreal Borough Adopts IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

For English, see below. Un arrondissement de Montréal adopte la définition de l’antisémitisme de l’AIMH MONTRÉAL – Un arrondissement de la ville de Montréal s’est joint à la liste croissante de juridictions qui adoptent formellement la définition largement acceptée de l’antisémitisme par la communauté juive. L’arrondissement de Côte-des-Neiges — Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

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Second Student Leader Resigns amid Antisemitism Controversy

Jan. 26, 2021 TORONTO – A second University of Toronto graduate student executive has resigned over fallout from opposition to a campaign to increase access to kosher food on campus. In a resignation letter dated Jan. 19, 2021, Ben Hjorth, the Executive-at-Large of the University of Toronto Graduate Students’ Union (UTGSU), lamented

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Canada’s Exciting New Legal Network

Now is a very exciting time for the Jewish legal community in Canada. We’ve been regularly hearing from legal professionals asking how they can help contribute to fighting antisemitism and standing up for human rights. That’s why we are presenting a wide variety of opportunities for those who join our newly

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Our COVID-19 Emergency Food Donation Program

While most of us are safely hunkered down at home, what happens to our poor, the infirm and our elderly, who cannot even afford groceries during this time of crisis, let alone travel outside their home? We at B’nai Brith closed down our daily meal program for seniors, veterans, and

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B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Swastika Vandalism at Montreal Synagogue

Jan. 13, 2021 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is outraged and alarmed by a serious act of antisemitism targeting a synagogue in Montreal. A man was apprehended in the midst of spray painting swastikas on the prominent Shaar Hashomayim synagogue in Montreal’s Westmount neighbourhood. He was first spotted by the synagogue’s security guards, then

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B’nai Brith Helps Bring Consequences for Racist Propaganda

Jan. 8, 2021 Burlington, Ont. – Following advocacy and testimony by B’nai Brith Canada, Rabbi Stephen Wise, and Dennis Scott of the Halton Black History Awareness Society, two Ontario men have been sentenced to conditional sentences of imprisonment for six months, followed by probation for two years, for wilful promotion of hatred against

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One Year Later, Iran Still Needs to Be Held to Account

Jan. 8, 2021 TORONTO/OTTAWA – On the one year anniversary of the shooting down of Flight PS752 by an Iranian surface to air missile, Canada’s grassroots Jewish and Iranian communities are jointly calling on the federal government to take concrete action against the Iranian regime. On Jan. 8, 2020, Iran’s Islamic

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