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Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021: Toronto

Holocaust Denial and Distortion Wednesday, April 7, 2021 5:00 pm EST Please join us, the Law Society of Ontario, and The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with this special program. This year’s program features an address from Pinchas Gutter, Holocaust survivor and educator, followed by a moderated discussion …

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B’nai Brith Proud to Revive Nizkor Holocaust Historical Archive

B’nai Brith Canada is proud to mark Yom Hasho’ah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) with the relaunch of its Nizkor website, an important and unique resource on the subject of the Holocaust. While many are looking for productive uses of their time in isolation during the COVID-19 crisis, a great option might be raising our historical awareness and keeping the memory of …

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Yom HaShoah Ceremony – Oakville, Ontario – B’nai Brith Canada

Yom HaShoah Ceremony – Oakville, Ontario In honour of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), B’nai Brith Canada and Shaarei-Beth El Congregation of Halton will be commemorating those who perished during the Holocaust on Monday, April 24, 2017 in Oakville, Ont. The Unto Every Person There is a Name ceremony seeks to personalize each victim and survivor of …

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Montreal Continues Powerful Yom HaShoah Ceremony Inspired by B’nai Brith

he opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. April 13, 2018 MONTREAL – It was at least two decades ago that the B’nai Brith office in Quebec initiated an annual event on the steps of Montreal City Hall to commemorate Yom HaShoah. It was well-organized and appreciated, …

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On Yom HaShoah, Join B’nai Brith Canada in Honouring Those Who Perished

April 11, 2018 By Daniel Koren Media Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada Unto every person, there is a name. During the dark era in human history known as the Holocaust, however, the evil Nazi regime attempted to strip this human right from over six million Jews and countless others, including the Romani, disabled, and members of …

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Yom HaShoah Takes On New Prominence in Montreal; B’nai Brith Gets a Big Assist

Quebec Confidential   MONTREAL – I think it is safe to say that, 72 years after the Allies defeated Nazi Germany and the Axis powers, Holocaust Remembrance Day has never been more visible in Montreal. Last week, there were two high-profile Yom HaShoah ceremonies: the community-wide commemoration at Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem Congregation in Cote Saint-Luc …

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B’nai Brith Hosts YomHaShoah Ceremonies Across Canada

April 25, 2017 By Jaimie Goldstein B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Yesterday, on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), B’nai Brith Canada paid tribute to the six million Jews, as well as countless others, who were robbed of their lives by the Nazi regime. To commemorate those who perished, B’nai Brith held ceremonies across Canada where politicians, …

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B’nai Brith Honours Jewish Man Who Saved Hundreds from Nazi Persecution

VANCOUVER – Last week, B’nai Brith World Centre – Jerusalem and B’nai Brith Canada bestowed the Jewish Rescuers Citation to Dora Aftergood, 94, in honour of her father Dr. Assaf Atchildi, who put his own life at risk to ensure the survival of over 300 Jews in Nazi-occupied France.  The Citation is a project initiated in …

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