International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Jewish Community Applauds Alberta’s Adoption of IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

CLIQUEZ ICI pour le français September 23, 2022   CALGARY – B’nai Brith Canada lauds the Government of Alberta for taking a major step forward today to combat antisemitism, by adopting the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.   “The adoption of IHRA by Alberta is timely,” said Abe Silverman, B’nai Brith Canada’s Manager of Public Affairs for Alberta. “Our …

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B’nai Brith Urges Public to Support York District School Board Antisemitism Efforts

CLIQUEZ ICI pour le français September 9, 2022 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Allan Tam, the Chair of the York Region District School Board (YRSDB) as well as the Board Trustees for their efforts to combat antisemitism. The Trustees have taken note of the recent Statistics Canada report on hate crimes. The report shows …

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B’nai Brith Pushing to Keep Holocaust Remembrance Relevant After Survivors Have Passed

Cliquez ici pour le français July 15, 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden – David Matas, Senior Honourary Counsel to B’nai Brith Canada, has provided important recommendations to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) on how to keep Holocaust remembrance relevant after the survivors are no longer with us. Matas was invited to this extremely important IHRA conference …

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B’nai Brith Urges Canadian Provinces to Follow New Zealand in Joining the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance

Cliquez ici pour le français July 13, 2022 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada welcomes the expansion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) membership with the inclusion of New Zealand and calls on all Canadian provinces to follow suit. This grows the number of full and observer member countries to 45. In a statement released to …

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B’nai Brith Urges B.C. to Adopt IHRA’s Definition of Antisemitism

June 21, 2022 VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on British Columbia to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism. B.C. Premier John Horgan has voiced his support for the Federal Government’s adoption of IHRA, but the definition still has not been adopted in the province. Thus, B’nai Brith is again …

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Bloc Québécois Pledges to Fight Antisemitism

April 1, 2022 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada and the Bloc Québécois have agreed that the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism,  which has also been endorsed by the Government of Canada, is a vital tool in combating hate aimed at Jews. Responding to a challenge from B’nai Brith, which informed Bloc leader …

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B’nai Brith Welcomes Canada’s New Ambassador to IHRA

May 22, 2018 By Daniel Koren Media Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is welcoming the appointment of a new Canadian Ambassador to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Last week, Global Affairs Canada announced that career foreign service officer Matthew Levin, Canada’s Ambassador to Spain, will succeed Artur Wilczsynski at the end of his assignment this summer. “Educating Canadians and the world about …

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Community Organizations and Members Come Together to Honour International Holocaust Remembrance Day

The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. Feb. 7, 2018 WINNIPEG – In honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Jan. 27, 2018, B’nai Brith Canada came together in Winnipeg with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and several community organizations to put on a …

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New head of Canadian delegate to IHRA named

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada congratulates Artur Wilczynski for being appointed the head of Canadian Delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA). Wilczynski has been working for Global Affairs office since 2010, currently serving as the  Canadian Ambassador to Norway – a role he’s held since 2014. He’s …

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