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Canada Must Step Up as the United Nations Confronts Antisemitism

October 16, 2019 By Brian Herman Director of Government Relations B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – The United Nations will consider a landmark report tomorrow – Thurs., Oct. 17 – on the global threat of antisemitism, prepared by Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief. B’nai Brith Canada is calling on our next federal government […]

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Canada Must Step Up as the United Nations Confronts Antisemitism

October 16, 2019 By Brian Herman Director of Government Relations B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – The United Nations will consider a landmark report tomorrow – Thurs., Oct. 17 – on the global threat of antisemitism, prepared by Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief. B’nai Brith Canada is calling on our next federal government

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B’nai Brith Welcomes Groundbreaking UN Antisemitism Report

September 24, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the ground-breaking new report on antisemitism by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief. The complete report, by Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, has been posted on the Special Rapporteur’s website. It will be presented by Shaheed to the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee

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Canadian Government to Appeal Israeli Wines Decision

September 6, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – The Attorney-General of Canada has filed a notice of appeal against a court decision that would have barred certain wines from being labelled “Product of Israel,” B’nai Brith Canada has learned. On July 29, Justice Anne Mactavish of the Federal Court ruled that it was “false, misleading or deceptive” for

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Combatting Antisemitism – From Charlevoix to Biarritz

August 23, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is this country’s oldest national Jewish organization, founded in 1875, with a long history of defending the human rights of Canadian Jews, and all Canadians regardless of religious affiliation. We advocate for the interests of the grassroots Jewish community in Canada and for their rights

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B’nai Brith Canada Appoints New Director of Government Relations

August 23, 2017 By Hailey Kobrin Communications Associate B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is delighted to announce that Brian Herman has been appointed to serve as its Director of Government Relations. Herman will be based in Ottawa and will develop relationships with government leaders, decision-makers and influencers. He also will educate and advocate on behalf of

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