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WATCH: Canadians Celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut Across the Country!

May 2, 2017 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is proud to have taken part in flag-raising ceremonies and similar events in Canada today in honour of Yom Ha’atzmaut, celebrating 69 years of Israeli independence, and thousands of years of Jewish history. Across the country, B’nai Brith representatives were joined by Canadian citizens, community leaders, and politicians …

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On Yom Ha’Atzmaut, Let’s Show Our Support for the State of Israel!

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada will proudly take part in community-wide events across the country next week celebrating Israel’s 69th birthday on Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Israel Independence Day), and we urge you to join us, wherever you are! B’nai Brith will have representation at ceremonies taking place in Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, Vancouver, and Ottawa on Monday, …

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WIN Two Free Tickets to See ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ in Canada!

April 25, 2017 By Jaimie Goldstein B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is excited to offer you the chance to win a package featuring two tickets to see The Zookeeper’s Wife, based on Diane Ackerman’s nonfiction book by the same name, at any Cineplex Theatre in Canada. The package also includes a copy of Ackerman’s novel …

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This Passover, Join B’nai Brith Canada in Our Fight for Freedom

Dear Friends, Jewish people worldwide will gather to celebrate Passover this Monday, April 10. Passover, of course, teaches us many virtues but, most importantly, it represents the liberation of the Jewish people and our freedom from slavery after centuries of oppression. Today, we can take pride in how much we have accomplished. We are equally proud …

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Town Hall Meeting on Medical Assistance in Dying

Dear Friends, Given the recent controversy surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and how it pertains to religious communities, B’nai Brith Canada’s League for Human Rights is hosting an important Town Hall meeting to discuss the effects of this issue on medical professionals, patients, families, and friends. All are welcome to attend. Where: B’nai Brith Canada Headquarters …

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Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of Jewish Community Centre in London, Ont.

January 31, 2017 (London, Ont.) The London Jewish Community Centre in London, Ont. was evacuated Tuesday morning after an unidentified person called in a bomb threat. Police were alerted to the threat at approximately 10:20 a.m. Emergency responders helped clear the community centre while paramedics stood by as a precaution, Const. Sandasha Bough told the London …

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B’nai Brith Canada’s Annual Hanukkah Food Drive A Lifeline for Our Community

Dear Friends, As you all know, each year before Hanukkah B’nai Brith Canada distributes food packages to the needy. It’s certainly a fulfilling experience, not just for the recipients of these packages but for the staff members and countless volunteers who come out to support the cause. This year, I was able to see firsthand …

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