Jewish Heritage Month

B’nai Brith Welcomes 42 New Jurisdictions Supporting Jewish Heritage Month

May 1, 2022 At the start of Jewish Heritage Month, B’nai Brith Canada salutes 42 jurisdictions – representing provinces, municipalities and school boards throughout Canada – who accepted our invitation to formally recognize the Month. In an effort to enhance Parliament’s 2018 declaration of May as Jewish Heritage Month, B’nai Brith recently took it upon …

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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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