Holocaust

Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021: Toronto

Holocaust Denial and Distortion Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:00 pm EST Please join us, the Law Society of Ontario, and The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with this special program. This year’s program features an address from Pinchas Gutter, Holocaust survivor and educator, followed by a moderated discussion …

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B’nai Brith Taking Action Against Nazi Glorification

July 28, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OAKVILLE, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is taking action on the disturbing issue of Nazi glorification in this country. Yesterday, B’nai Brith and the Canadian Polish Congress released a joint statement calling for the removal of a monument from a cemetery in Oakville, Ontario. The monument memorializes a World War II-era …

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Nazi Collaborators Should Not Be Honoured in Canada: B’nai Brith and Canadian Polish Congress

July 27, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada and the Canadian Polish Congress are jointly calling for the removal of a memorial at Oakville’s St. Volodymyr Ukrainian Cemetery that glorifies Nazi German collaborators. As has been widely reported, a cenotaph honouring Ukrainian volunteers of the 14th Waffen SS “Galicia” Division stands prominently on the grounds …

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B’nai Brith Proud to Revive Nizkor Holocaust Historical Archive

B’nai Brith Canada is proud to mark Yom Hasho’ah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) with the relaunch of its Nizkor website, an important and unique resource on the subject of the Holocaust. While many are looking for productive uses of their time in isolation during the COVID-19 crisis, a great option might be raising our historical awareness and keeping the memory of …

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Supreme Court Denies Nazi’s Deportation Appeal

December 5, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – The Supreme Court of Canada has denied a former Nazi’s request to appeal the revocation of his citizenship. Helmut Oberlander was a member of a gruesome Nazi death squad unit that murdered more than 90,000 Jewish men, women and children during the Second World War. Efforts have been under way for more than two decades …

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Winnipeg Movie Screening of “Who Will Write Our History”

October 24, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada is very pleased to partner with Westwood Collegiate for this Community educational program about the Holocaust. Please join us for a screening of the film Who Will Write Our History at 7:00 p.m. on November 7th, 2019 at Westwood Collegiate Theatre, 360 Rouge Road. Everyone is welcome. In November …

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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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