Yom Kippur

Invictus Games, WLU Apologize for Scheduling Events on Yom Kippur

  September 20, 2017 By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada Following letters of concern from B’nai Brith Canada, apologies have been issued by both the Invictus Games and Wilfrid Laurier University for scheduling major events on Yom Kippur.In an email to B’nai Brith, James Eaton, Chairman of the Invictus Games, acknowledged that scheduling the …

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There’s No Excuse for Scheduling Major Events on Yom Kippur

The opinions, facts and any media content presented do not necessarily reflect the position of B’nai Brith Canada. Sept. 18, 2017 It would seem that Canadian event organizers have lost track of their interfaith calendars, or perhaps have simply deemed them unnecessary. All too often, major sporting events are held on Jewish holidays, precluding Jewish …

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B’nai Brith Canada Wishes You and Your Family a Meaningful Yom Kippur

Tonight, as the sun sets and we usher in the 10th day of Tishrei, hundreds of thousands of Jews across Canada and the world will mark Yom Kippur, our Day of Atonement. Yom Kippur is a time when Jews repent for our sins, when we seek forgiveness for wrongs done against God (bein adam l’Makom), other human beings …

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Canadian Politicians Send Yom Kippur Greetings to Jewish Community

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B’nai Brith Canada Politicians from across Canada took time out of their busy schedules today to send Yom Kippur greetings to the Jewish community. Canada extends its best wishes to all Jewish Canadians and Jewish communities abroad on this most holy day #YomKippur pic.twitter.com/Mn6D38Gmht — Canada (@Canada) October 11, 2016 …

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