Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

To Celebrate Jewish Heritage Month, Here Are Five Iconic Canadian Jewish Women

May 31, 2018 By Noa Levin Communications Associate B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – This May marked the first official Canadian Jewish Heritage Month, which celebrates the Jewish community’s many and ongoing achievements in Canada. In a bid to highlight just a few of these feats, B’nai Brith Canada has compiled the stories of five of the most …

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Jewish Heritage Month Banner Restored at Toronto School

May 23, 2018 By Daniel Koren Media Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A banner proclaiming Jewish Heritage Month has been restored to the main foyer of a Toronto high school, following intense grassroots activism by Jewish students. The banner had been removed Tuesday after the principal at Forest Hill Collegiate Institute deemed it “too controversial,” …

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Forest Hill Collegiate Has History of Alienating Jewish Students, Former Pupil Says

  May 23, 2018 By Reut Cohen Communications Associate B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A student who attended Forest Hill Collegiate Institute in Toronto says the high school has a history of adversely affecting Jewish students when it comes to Jewish cultural events. This follows B’nai Brith Canada’s revelation earlier Wednesday that the school removed a publicly …

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Legislation Introduced in Senate to Establish Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada Legislation to designate the month of May as Canadian Jewish Heritage Month was announced today in the Senate. Cosponsoring the bill were Senator Linda Frum (Ontario) and MP Michael Levitt (York Centre). “As a proud member of Canada’s Jewish community, I am delighted to have the privilege …

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