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Afghan Refugees in Need of Technology & Toys

TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada and Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) are partnering with the Afghan Women’s Organization Refugee & Immigrant Service and The Neighbourhood Organization to provide humanitarian assistance to Afghan refugees. Thousands of Afghan refugees are being resettled in Canada because of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. Many are facing difficulties, from

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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?

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 Iranian diplomats in September of 2012, citing at the time

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