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Protégez votre communauté – Faites-vous entièrement vaccine

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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Historic Synagogue in New Brunswick to be Demolished: Saint John Council

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada A historic synagogue in Saint John, N.B.,is on the chopping block after city council voted it was abandoning a search for a buyer. The Shaarei Zedek Synagogue, which was built in 1871, has been owned by the city since 2008. It was intended to be included in a multi-million …

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