refugees

Get YOUR Tickets to ‘The Woman Refugee’ Art Exhibit!

Dear Friends, On Thursday, March 9, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., B’nai Brith Canada will host an art exhibition and cocktail reception in honour of International Women’s Day. The event will highlight the experience of women refugees from around the world, both historical and modern-day. The Woman Refugee Art Exhibit will take place at the Offsite Coffee …

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B’nai Brith Canada’s Tribute to Jews from Arab Lands: Part 2, Libya

As part of B’nai Brith Canada’s week-long series to commemorate the nearly 1-million Jews who fled their homes across Arab countries and Iran, we spoke to Noemi Lieberman, originally from Tripoli, Libya. In 1947, wearing only the clothes on their backs, she and her family were forced to flee Libya, leaving all their possessions behind. To this …

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Will Syrian Refugees be Revictimized by Canada’s re-engagement with Iran?

Will Syrian Refugees be Revictimized by Canada’s re-engagement with Iran? February 8, 2016, TORONTO — The Canadian government’s announcement that it will be exploring renewed diplomatic contacts, including the possibility of allowing Iran to reopen its embassy, is an opportunity to highlight Iranian human rights violations, says B’nai Brith. Canada closed its embassy and expelled …

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