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B’nai Brith Canada accueille favorablement l’éducation obligatoire sur l’Holocauste en Ontario

Click Here for English Le 9 novembre 2022 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada accueille avec enthousiasme la décision du ministère de l’Éducation de l’Ontario d’introduire un enseignement obligatoire sur l’Holocauste, dès la 6e année. «C’est un grand pas dans la bonne direction,» a déclaré Michael Mostyn, chef de la direction de B’nai Brith Canada, qui …

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B’nai Brith Canada Welcomes Mandatory Holocaust Education in Ontario

Cliquez ici pour le français Nov. 9, 2022 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada enthusiastically welcomes the Ontario Ministry of Education’s decision to introduce mandatory Holocaust education, starting in Grade 6. “This is a major step in the right direction,” said Michael Mostyn, B’nai Brith Canada’s Chief Executive Officer, who attended the Wednesday announcement at Beth …

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B’nai Brith Canada lance les pages du Centre des élections pour Toronto et Winnipeg

Click Here for English Le 19 octobre 2022 B’nai Brith Canada a lancé des pages très informatives du Centre des élections pour les prochaines élections municipales à Toronto et à Winnipeg. Les électeurs de Toronto se rendront aux urnes le 24 octobre, tandis que ceux de Winnipeg voteront le 26 octobre. Le Centre des élections …

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B’nai Brith Canada prend note des prochaines élections au YRDSB

Click Here for English Le 16 octobre 2022 VAUGHAN, ONT. – B’nai Brith Canada est alarmé par l’incapacité du York Region District School Board (YRDSB) à mettre en œuvre la définition de l’antisémitisme de l’Alliance internationale pour la mémoire de l’Holocauste (AIMH). La ville de Vaughan, située dans la région de York, compte l’une des …

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B’nai Brith Canada Notes Upcoming YRDSB Elections

Cliquez ici pour le français Oct. 16, 2022 VAUGHAN, ONT. – B’nai Brith Canada is alarmed by the York Region District School Board’s (YRDSB) failure to implement the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism. The City of Vaughan, located in York Region, has one of Canada’s largest Jewish populations. In advance of scheduled …

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Repeat Violations by James Sears Land Notorious Hate-Monger Back in Jail

Feb. 22, 2022 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is monitoring the case of a far-right extremist recently arrested for breaching his parole terms for hate speech. James Sears was originally released after serving only four months of a 12-month sentence for wilfully promoting hatred against Jews and women in his Toronto publication.  Sears was re-arrested early this …

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B’nai Brith Acting on Antisemitic Concerns at Ontario College of Art and Design

Nov. 24, 2021  TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is acting on allegations of antisemitic conduct at the Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD). B’nai Brith’s Legal Defence Fund has retained skilled lawyers to represent the affected students who believe antisemitic conduct is violating their rights at their university. The students have filed a formal …

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B’nai Brith Pleased with Convictions in Hamilton Synagogue Vandalism Case

Nov. 9, 2021 HAMILTON, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada commends Ontario’s judicial system for holding two young men accountable for vandalizing a synagogue in Hamilton. The two men were found guilty of vandalizing the parking lot of a Hamilton synagogue with antisemitic and anti-Black graffiti. They wrote, “No Jews” and drew a swastika in the …

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B’nai Brith Canada’s Volunteers of the Month: Tiphaera Ziner Cohen

B’nai Brith Canada has introduced a new feature that is being posted regularly at www.bnaibrith.ca/volunteer-with-us. This feature allows us to pay tribute and express gratitude to exceptional volunteers who have given their time and energy to further the missions of our grassroots, human-rights organization. We are grateful and proud of — Tiphaera Ziner Cohen realized …

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