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Jamaican Organizations and B’nai Brith to Work Together to Highlight Little-Known Chapter of the Holocaust

Cliquez ici pour le français Oct. 13, 2022 TORONTO – A number of Jamaican organizations have made an agreement with B’nai Brith Canada to publicize a little-known chapter of Jewish history in Jamaica. The Jamaican Canadian Association, the Jamaica Association of Montreal, the Jamaican Cultural Association of Nova Scotia, and the Jamaican Canadian Association of Alberta and B’nai Brith Canada …

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CHCH News: Michael Mostyn Interview

Jan. 16, 2022 B’nai Brith Canada Chief Executive Officer, Michael Mostyn was interviewed by CHCH News about last the hostage-taking last Sunday at a Texas synagogue. CLICK HERE to watch the clip.

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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Protégez votre communauté – Faites-vous entièrement vacciner

Version anglaise | English Version Le virus de la COVID19 a affecté de nombreuses facettes de nos vies. Heureusement, avec le succès du déploiement du vaccin, nous avons tous commencé à profiter de plus de liberté et d’un graduel retour à la normale. Mais le combat n’est pas terminé. Certains membres de la communauté n’ont …

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B’nai Brith Deeply Disturbed by Swastika Vandalism at Montreal Synagogue

Jan. 13, 2021 MONTREAL – B’nai Brith Canada is outraged and alarmed by a serious act of antisemitism targeting a synagogue in Montreal. A man was apprehended in the midst of spray painting swastikas on the prominent Shaar Hashomayim synagogue in Montreal’s Westmount neighbourhood. He was first spotted by the synagogue’s security guards, then arrested by Montreal Police. Particularly …

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Changing of the Guard: Three Montreal-area Synagogues Welcome New Rabbis

Montreal’s Jewish community is about to mark its first Rosh Hashanah in many years minus the presence of three extraordinary spiritual leaders: Rabbis Sidney Shoham, Ron Aigen and Chaim Steinmetz. Rabbi Shoham served Beth Zion Congregation in Côte Saint-Luc for 50 years. Although officially retired when he passed away suddenly on Sept. 20, 2015, he …

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