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We Must Educate Our Children About Racism and Antisemitism

Sara McCleary The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 31, 2017 As the summer comes to a close, it’s nauseating to recount how many times I’ve seen a headline announcing that antisemitic graffiti had defaced the walls of a playground, elementary school, or Jewish community centre. Continue reading

Someone Had to Die for The Daily Stormer to be Removed

Sara McCleary The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 22, 2017 The eyes of the world have been on Charlottesville, Virginia since the recent white nationalist rallies broke out and turned violent, culminating in 19 injuries and the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, who had been there as a counter-demonstrator. Continue reading

The Montreal Alouettes' Jewish Connection Continues in the Press Box

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 22, 2017 Professional football in Montreal has had many Jewish connections over the years. Continue reading

Montreal Street Named for Nazi Sympathizer to be Renamed After Jewish Nobel Laureate

Gabrielle Samra The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 14, 2017 MONTREAL – Residents of Montreal’s Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles borough are celebrating the city’s recent decision to eliminate the name of suspected Nazi sympathizer Alexis Carrel from the Montreal map. Continue reading

In Honour of the Jewish Founder of the Montreal Memories Facebook Page

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B'nai Brith Canada. August 14, 2017 TORONTO – On Friday, July 28, a graveside service was held at the Congregation Darchei Noam section of Pardes Shalom Cemetery in Maple, Ont. for Barry Zbar, a Montreal native who, despite moving to Toronto over 30 years ago, never forgot his roots. Continue reading

Kevin Myers Should Issue a Real Apology

  Sara McCleary August 10, 2017 Just over a week ago, Kevin Myers, a writer for the Sunday Times Ireland, penned an opinion piece headlined “Sorry, ladies – equal pay has to be earned.”  Continue reading

B’nai Brith House Honours its Volunteers in Style

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen August 1, 2017 MONTREAL- There is a true spirit of volunteerism at the B’nai Brith House in the Montreal island suburb of Côte Saint-Luc. Continue reading

Canadian Pro-Palestinian Agency Offers Only One Side of the Story

  Sara McCleary July 27, 2017 Last month, Beit Zatoun – a pro-Palestinian organization based out of Toronto – sent out its monthly newsletter with the subject line, “Fifty years of Occupation is No Celebration.” Continue reading

Controversial Quebec Health Minister Hears from Jewish Community Reps

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen July 24, 2017 MONTREAL- Nobody can argue against the statement that David Birnbaum has done excellent work in making improvements for the Jewish community in Montreal as the de facto Quebec Minister responsible. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Once Again Rises to the Occasion to Eliminate Hatred in Quebec

Quebec Confidential Mike Cohen July 18, 2017 MONTREAL - Nobody ever questions the value of B’nai Brith Canada. Since 1875, this organization has been recognized as a vital voice in promoting Jewish unity and continuity, a staunch defender of the State of Israel and global Jewry, a tireless advocate on behalf of senior citizens and a leader in combatting antisemitism and racism. Continue reading
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