Category Archives: World

Unto Every Person There is a Name

This year marked the 34th anniversary of the global Shoah memorial initiative, “Unto Every Person There is a Name.” This public recitation of names of Holocaust victims was held around the world on Yom Hashoah, the Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes Remembrance Day. Read more » »

Debt Ceiling – What Seniors Need to Know – B’nai B’rith International

If you are like me, starting your day means reading the news. Every morning I read from a collection of websites, usually Politico, CNN and The Hill. Over the past few months, there has been a barrage of stories about the debt ceiling. In fact, I would be hard pressed to find someone who could go 24 hours without finding an article on this topic. Read more » »

Noite de autógrafos do livro “Culinária do Líbano”, com a autora Sheila Mann

A B’nai B’rith tem o prazer de convidar para mais um evento PRESENCIAL especialmente feito para você. Noite de autógrafos do livro “Culinária do Líbano”, com a autora Sheila Mann “Peace on the table “  Traga seus amigos e compartilhe nas suas mídias sociais. Read more » »

UK and US to shun UN ‘Nakba Day’ event as Israel calls for boycott – B’nai B’rith International

Israel called on UN member states to shun the event and B’nai Brith International is circulating a petition calling on officials from UN member states not to attend. The US and UK are expected to stay away from the UN General Assembly’s first-ever commemoration of Nakba Day on May 15. Read more » »

Virginia, Newfoundland and Labrador adopt IHRA antisemitism definition –

“We can clearly define hate, which is exactly what this bill does,” said Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin. (May 9, 2023 / JNS) Virginia has passed a new law embracing the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism, joining 29 other states in America to do so. Read more » »

United Nations to hold meeting in Spain to examine internal antisemitism –

Miguel Moratinos, charged with monitoring antisemitism and enhancing a system-wide response with the United Nations, told JNS that an intergovernmental group would hold a meeting in Cordoba, Spain, in June to discuss an action and response plan for antisemitism, including within the world body’s ranks. Read more » »

Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador adopte la définition de l’antisémitisme de l’IHRA

CLICK FOR ENGLISH Honourable Gerry Byrne (Minister of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills) – Nouvelles de CBC Le 9 mai 2023 ST. JOHN’S, TERRE-NEUVE – B’nai Brith a eu l’honneur de travailler en étroite collaboration avec le gouvernement de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador pour renforcer la réponse de la province à l’antisémitisme. Read more » »

G. Minor Obituary (1940 – 2023) – Richmond, VA – Richmond Times-Dispatch

MINOR, G. Gilmer III, died peacefully at home on May 4, 2023, surrounded by his family. Born in Richmond in 1940, he was the son of G. Gilmer Minor Jr. and Roddey Watkins Minor. He attended St. Christopher’s School and was a 1963 graduate of VMI and a 1966 graduate of the Darden School at UVA. Upon receiving his M.B.A. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Commends Virginia for Adoption of Anti-Semitism Working Definition – B’nai B’rith International

 Director of Legislative Affairs Attends Bill Signing and Provides Benediction B’nai B’rith welcomes the adoption by Virginia of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)’s working definition of anti-Semitism. Gov. Read more » »

B’nai Brith demande à la commission sénatoriale de faire bon usage de la loi Magnitsky

CLICK FOR ENGLISH Sénat Canadien, Wikipédia   Le 8 mai 2023 OTTAWA – Le Comité sénatorial permanent des affaires étrangères et du commerce international a procédé à un examen approfondi des dispositions et des opérations de la Loi sur la justice pour Read more » »