Manitoba

B’nai Brith Canada lance, élargit son concours annuel d’écriture créative « La Diversité parmi nous »

B’nai Brith Canada est heureux d’annoncer le lancement de son concours annuel d’écriture créative « La Diversité parmi nous » pour les élèves du secondaire. Le concours invite les participants à soumettre leurs propres livres illustrés et originaux, contenant des messages sur les valeurs de diversité et d’inclusion, pour les enfants du primaire. Ce projet en est …

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B’nai Brith Canada Launches, Expands its Annual Diverse Minds Creative Writing Contest

B’nai Brith Canada is excited to announce the launch of its annual Diverse Minds creative writing contest for high school students The contest, which invites participants to submit their own illustrated, original children’s books containing messages on the values of diversity and inclusion, is in its third year in Manitoba and second in the Greater …

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Winnipeg Commemorates the Horrific AMIA Bombing

July 22, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – This past Thursday, July 18th, marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the horrific AMIA bombing, an antisemitic terrorist attack against a Buenos Aires Jewish community center that left eighty-five dead and hundreds injured. What followed was a whirlwind of presidential corruption, clandestine political dealings, assassinations, and inaction, specifically …

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B’nai Brith Canada Writing Contest Inspires Young Human Rights Advocates

June 20, 2019 By Marty York Chief Media Relations & Communications Officer B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – B’nai Brith Canada held its first award ceremony honouring students for creative writing on Wednesday night – but it certainly won’t be the last. Diverse Minds, as the competition was dubbed, is only beginning. “This was the pilot project so it was …

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Tell Event Organizers Linda Sarsour Not Welcome in Winnipeg

March 21, 2019 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – Linda Sarsour is not welcome in Winnipeg. Yet, the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg (SPCW) and the Canadian Muslim Women’s Institute (CMWI), both organizers of an event that is scheduled to feature the anti-Israel activist on April 26, are providing …

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Taxi Company Apologizes After Driver Goes on Antisemitic, Anti-Indigenous Rant

March 6, 2019 By Daniel Koren Manager, Media Relations & Communications B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – A local taxi company has apologized after one of its drivers made antisemitic and anti-Indigenous comments to a Jewish passenger. Weeks ago, while employing the services of Unicity Taxi Ltd., Winnipeg resident Ron East was subjected to “racist and …

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B’nai Brith Winnipeg Celebrates Milestone with 10th Annual Afternoon With the Goldeyes Event

August 10, 2018 By Reut Cohen Communications Associate B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG — B’nai Brith Canada is thrilled to once again host its Afternoon with the Winnipeg Goldeyes Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of this amazing event, the Afternoon with the Goldeyes has provided a valuable service to the community, inviting clients of Winnipeg’s service agencies to …

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Winnipeg Interfaith Passover Seder Brings People Together

April 10, 2017 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada There’s a passage in the Haggadah that we read at the Passover seder called “Ha lachma anya,” which begins the telling of the Passover story with a proclamation that everyone is invited to join and participate in the festivities. This welcoming environment was extended to …

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B’nai Brith Teams Up with Main Street Project in Winnipeg

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is proud to have partnered up with the Main Street Project organization to donate food to the needy in Winnipeg. Since 1972, the organization has served the city’s most vulnerable by offering a safe place of respite, shelter and support, with dignity and without judgment, to individuals …

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