B’nai Brith Canada

Help B’nai Brith Canada Feed the Needy this Chanukah

Nov. 14, 2018 Dear Friends, Each year before Chanukah, B’nai Brith Canada volunteers help us package and deliver holiday-themed food bags to the most vulnerable members of our community, including seniors, Holocaust survivors, widows and widowers, and individuals with disabilities. This year, again, our goal is to reach over 1,000 people across the Greater Toronto …

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SIGN OUR PETITION: Urge Government to Immediately Deport Nazi Helmut Oberlander

Nov. 8, 2018 By Daniel Koren & Marty York B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized in the House of Commons for Canada’s failures toward Jewish refugees during the Holocaust, the federal government is now in position to deport Nazi Helmut Oberlander. B’nai Brith Canada is urging the government to act …

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Government Committee to Adopt B’nai Brith Anti-Terror Proposals on Justice Bill

Oct. 26, 2018 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – After hearing testimony from B’nai Brith Canada, the House of Commons Justice Committee has voted to strengthen clauses in a justice bill that otherwise could have allowed judges to give more lenient sentences for terrorism-related offences. The committee opted …

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WIN Free Tickets to See ‘Restoring Tomorrow’ in Toronto

Oct. 19, 2018 By Noa Levin Special to B’nai Brith Canada CONTEST: WIN FREE TICKETS to see “Restoring Tomorrow” at any participating Cineplex theatre in Toronto! All you have to do is follow B’nai Brith Canada on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram , and send us an email ([email protected]) with the subject line, “Restoring Tomorrow.” Good luck! TORONTO – Restoring Tomorrow documents a community’s …

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Introducing the Diverse Minds Creative Writing Competition

Oct. 18, 2018 WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada is proud to launch an exciting educational initiative that promotes diversity and teaches the valuable lessons of inclusion and tolerance to both elementary and high school students. The Diverse Minds Writing Competition offers an opportunity for Grade 9 – 12 students to reflect about these values and create …

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Metro Responds to BDS Stickers: ‘This Does Not Reflect Our Opinions’

Oct. 11, 2018 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Metro Ontario Inc., the corporation that oversees the chain of Metro grocery stores across the province, is decrying the anti-Israel, pro-BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) stickers that were recently discovered at two of its Toronto locations. “This signage was …

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Concert Highlights Rescue of Bulgarian Jews During the Holocaust

Oct. 11, 2018 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is excited to invite you to a musical gathering like no other. Exhibit: The Power of Free Spirit will be an informative and musical event highlighting the rescue of Bulgarian Jews during the Holocaust. Please join us …

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Spots Still Available for Major Antisemitism Conference at York University

Sept. 21, 2018 TORONTO – There are still spots available for a forthcoming symposium on antisemitism sponsored by B’nai Brith Canada and the Israel and Golda Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Studies at York University. From Oct. 7 to Oct. 10, Israel at 70: Critical Perspectives on Diaspora Relations, Identity and Antisemitism will explore Israel-Diaspora relations and Jewish …

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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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