Alberta

Jewish Community Applauds Alberta’s Adoption of IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

CLIQUEZ ICI pour le français September 23, 2022   CALGARY – B’nai Brith Canada lauds the Government of Alberta for taking a major step forward today to combat antisemitism, by adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.   “The adoption of IHRA by Alberta is timely,” said Abe Silverman, B’nai Brith Canada’s Manager of Public Affairs for Alberta. “Our …

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La communauté juive se félicite de l’adoption par l’Alberta de la définition de l’antisémitisme de l’IHRA

CLICK HERE for English Le 23 septembre 2022    CALGARY – B’nai Brith Canada félicite le gouvernement de l’Alberta d’avoir fait un grand pas en avant aujourd’hui pour combattre l’antisémitisme, en adoptant la définition de l’antisémitisme de l’Alliance internationale pour la mémoire de l’Holocauste (IHRA).   “L’adoption de l’IHRA par l’Alberta arrive à point nommé,” …

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Alberta Inmates to Receive Kosher Food Thanks to B’nai Brith Efforts

July 6, 2022 EDMONTON – B’nai Brith Canada is delighted with the Alberta Government’s response to our appeal to provide a Kosher food option throughout the province’s prisons. More than a year ago, B’nai Brith was approached by Rabbi Ari Dreilich of Edmonton’s Chabad Lubavitch Synagogue – one of two chaplains who visits Alberta inmates …

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B’nai Brith Calls for Hate Crime Charges in Extreme Alberta Case

Feb. 03, 2022 MEDICINE HAT, Alta. – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding that fresh hate crimes charges be laid against an Alberta man who published extreme anti-Jewish propaganda and has illegally stockpiled firearms in the past. In August of 2018, Loki Hulgaard was arrested after trying to spread currency defaced with antisemitic messages such as “Zionist …

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Nazi Memorabilia Pulled from Alberta Stores Following B’nai Brith Action

Nov. 10, 2021 EDMONTON — B’nai Brith Canada credits the owners of three antique stores in Edmonton for showing the moral clarity to remove contemptible Nazi memorabilia from their shelves. Abraham Silverman, B’nai Brith’s Alberta Manager of Public Affairs, reached out to the owners of Old Strathcona Antique Mall, Blue Jar Antique Mall, and Mykel’s Antiques & …

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B’nai Brith Congratulates Winners of Calgary and Edmonton Mayoral Elections

Oct. 19, 2021  RED DEER, Alta. — B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Amarjeet Sohi and Jyoti Gondek, who were elected mayors of Edmonton and Calgary, respectively, last night. “We wish the mayors-elect productive mandates,” said Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer of B’nai Brith Canada. “It is our intention to work closely with the mayors’ offices and …

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B’nai Brith Canada’s Volunteer of the Month: Linda Hartum

B’nai Brith Canada has introduced a new feature that is being posted regularly at www.bnaibrith.ca/volunteer-with-us. This feature allows us to pay tribute and express gratitude to exceptional volunteers who have given their time and energy to further the missions of our grassroots, human-rights organization. We are grateful and proud of — Linda Hartum’s love of …

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Award of Merit Gala in Honour of Stockwell Day

Join us on October 28, 2019 at the Fantasyland Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta for an evening of fine dining and entertainment, as we celebrate Stockwell Day’s lifetime of friendship and solidarity with the Jewish community and Israel. The night will feature a keynote address by Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Stephen Harper and greetings from …

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