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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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Check Mate! B’nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament a Great Success

WINNIPEG – It was a “rooking” time at the Asper Community Centre in Winnipeg last Sunday, as B’nai Brith Canada’s Midwest Region held its Third Annual B’nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament. There were 25 “chess nuts” who partook in the competition. After five rounds of intense play, it was Nilo Moncal who came up on top,

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Large Turnout for AMIA Community Commemoration in Winnipeg

By Tevy Pilc & Jordan Zaitchik B’nai Brith Canada More than 200 people and several political dignitaries packed the Berney Theater at the Asper Jewish Community Campus in Winnipeg Monday night for the 22nd AMIA Community Commemoration ceremony. The annual event, honours and remembers the anniversary of the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentine (AMIA) bombing, which occurred

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