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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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B’nai Brith Canada Deeply Concerned by Statements from NDP MPs

Jan. 5, 2021 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada wrote to federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh on Monday, refuting the comments of NDP Members of Parliament, who posted inflammatory social media statements that treat Israel in a totally unfair manner and that add fuel to the fire of antisemitic conspiracy theories. Charlie

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Diverse Minds 2020/21 Launches Toronto Pilot* Project

Check out our brand new website, with a hub for all things Diverse Minds. Get all the information your students need to enter this year’s competition where they can win up to $3000 and get published! The Diverse Minds Creative Writing competition is running for the first year in the

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B’nai Brith Canada’s Year in Review 2020

The year 2020 has been highly challenging and we will not miss it. COVID-19 has affected us all in a wide variety of ways. As the Jewish people have always done during dark periods of crisis, however, we relied on our constant hopes for a brighter future and our willingness

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