Anthony Housefather

B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Antisemitic Attack on Canadian-Jewish MPs

Sept. 9, 2018 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is denouncing an antisemitic slur levelled against Canadian Jewish elected officials by the chair of one of Canada’s largest anti-Israel groups. Dimitri Lascaris, Chair of the Board of Directors for “Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East” (CJPME), accused Liberal MPs Anthony Housefather and Michael Levitt on …

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MPs Sweet and Housefather Give Statements on Jewish Refugee Day in House of Commons

Dec. 1, 2017 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada In honour of Jewish Refugee Day, Canadian MPs David Sweet (Flamborough—Glanbrook, CPC) and Anthony Housefather (Mount Royal, Lib.) delivered statements yesterday in the House of Commons. Included below are videos and transcripts of each member’s statements.   Sweet: Mr. Speaker, today is Jewish Refugee Day, …

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Montreal Honours Eric Bissell for Chateau B’nai Brith Initiative

The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. Nov. 3, 2017 MONTREAL – Eric Bissell is no stranger to being recognized for his outstanding  work in the community. Just last week, the Honorary Life President of B’nai Brith Canada was presented with the Mount Royal 150 Medal. This was …

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MP Bestows Canada 150th Citizenship Award to B’nai Brith’s Eric Bissell

    Oct. 24, 2017 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Member of Parliament Anthony Housefather (Mount Royal) awarded the Sesquicentennial Citizenship Award to B’nai Brith Canada’s Eric Bissell in Montreal. Bissell is a past-president of B’nai Brith Canada and longtime supporter of both the organization and Montreal’s Jewish community. The Sesquicentennial Citizenship …

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B’nai Brith’s Larry Rosenthal Organizes Another Moving Ceremony to Remember Fallen Soldiers

Quebec Confidential The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. Sept. 6, 2017 As a longtime B’nai Brith Canada board member in Quebec and a Lodge past president, Larry Rosenthal can always be counted on to step up to the plate for his community. Last week, …

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