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Winnipeg Homeowners Rocked by Antisemitic Messages

  By Marty York Chief Media Officer B’nai Brith Canada The Winnipeg Police Department and its Hate Crimes Coordinator are investigating an ugly antisemitic incident that occurred in a residential neighbourhood near downtown Winnipeg on New Year’s Eve after the victims, who have asked to remain anonymous, called B’nai Brith Canada’s 24-7 Anti-Hate Hotline. “This […]

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Check Mate! B’nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament a Great Success

WINNIPEG – It was a “rooking” time at the Asper Community Centre in Winnipeg last Sunday, as B’nai Brith Canada’s Midwest Region held its Third Annual B’nai Brith Invitational Chess Tournament. There were 25 “chess nuts” who partook in the competition. After five rounds of intense play, it was Nilo Moncal who came up on top,

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BDS Stickers Deface Sodastream Products in Winnipeg

  By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada WINNIPEG – Stickers supporting and encouraging the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (BDS) against Israel have been discovered defacing products in two department stores in one of the largest malls in Winnipeg. The stickers were found on Sodastream products by two customers shopping at the Hudson’s Bay

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Manitoba MLA Faces Facebook Backlash After Visiting Jewish Camp

By Aidan FishmanCampus Advocacy CoordinatorB’nai Brith Canada Prominent Manitoba First Nations activist, former CBC radio host and newly-elected NDP MLA Wab Kinew visited Camp Massad recently to discuss human rights issues. Massad is a Jewish summer camp located just north of Winnipeg, and was founded in 1953 as a vehicle for reviving the Hebrew language. After posting a

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B’nai Brith Commends Winnipeg School for Quickly Removing Antisemitic Graffiti

By Adriana Glikman Program Coordinator, Winnipeg B’nai Brith Canada B’nai Brith Canada is commending the efforts of Maple Leaf School in North Kildonan, Winnipeg after it ensured the prompt removal of hateful and antisemitic graffiti discovered on the school’s walls Friday night. At least two walls near the elementary school’s playground and basketball court were

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