Tag Archives: anti semitism

Opinion in JNS: A definition of antisemitism that harms Jews – B’nai B’rith International

In a JNS op-ed, B’nai B’rith Director of Legislative Affairs, Rabbi Eric Fusfield discusses the unprecedented U.S. National Strategy to Counter Antisemitism released by the White House, which aims to address the numerous challenges faced by the American Jewish community. Read Rabbi Eric Fusfield’s op-ed on JNS.org. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Lauds White House Strategy to Combat Anti-Semitism – B’nai B’rith International

(Washington, D.C., May 25, 2023)—B’nai B’rith President Seth J. Riklin and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement: The new White House national strategy to combat anti-Semitism is a welcome and unprecedented effort by the U.S. government to address the growing issue of anti-Jewish animus in the country. Read more » »

College Students: Help Address Anti-Semitism on Social Media; B’nai B’rith Essay Contest Winners Can Earn Up to $2500 College Scholarship – B’nai B’rith International

The B’nai B’rith International 2023 None Shall Be Afraid Essay Contest invites students between the ages of 18 and 22 to address the prevalence of anti-Semitism on social media and how to combat it. Winners will earn scholarships and have the opportunity to have their essays published. The deadline to submit an essay is July 10, 2023. Read more » »

More than 160 Jewish Communities and Organizations Across the Globe Urge UN to Use IHRA Working Definition of Antisemitism in UN Action Plan – B’nai B’rith International

More than 160 Jewish communities and organizations across the globe called on the United Nations to make use of the Working Definition of Antisemitism from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) in its forthcoming action plan to counter antisemitism. Read more » »

Opinion in Inside Sources: As Israel Turns 75, What It Means to Me–and What It Should to You – B’nai B’rith International

In Inside Sources, David J. Michaels, Director of U.N. and Intercommunal Affairs at B’nai B’rith International, writes about Israel’s 75th Anniversary: May 14 marked Israel’s 75th birthday. For many of us, Israel is simply a fact of life — and, amid renewed fighting with terrorists in Gaza, a subject of recurrent controversy. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Deplores First-Time U.N. Event Marking Israel’s Founding As “Nakba” – B’nai B’rith International

B’NAI B’RITH DEPLORES FIRST-TIME U.N. EVENT MARKING ISRAEL’S FOUNDING AS “NAKBA” (Washington, D.C., May 15, 2023)—B’nai B’rith President Seth J. Riklin and CEO Daniel S. 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 B’rith Meets with Dozens of Geneva Ambassadors, Addresses Human Rights Council – B’nai B’rith International

A B’nai B’rith International delegation has made its annual visit to Geneva for the main yearly session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), meeting with ambassadors from six continents to advocate on priority concerns including the body’s discriminatory treatment of Israel relative to all other U.N. member states. Read more » »

Ground-breaking New Report: On Europe’s Streets: Annual Marches Glorifying Nazism – B’nai B’rith International

New Publication from B’nai B’rith International and the Amadeu Antonio Foundation B’nai B’rith International and the Amadeu Antonio Foundation launched on March 14 a new report titled “On Europe’s Streets: Annual Marches Glorifying Nazism. Read more » »

On Europe’s Streets: Annual Marches Glorifying Nazism; New Report from B’nai B’rith International and the Amadeu Antonio Foundation – B’nai B’rith International

In February 2023 alone, Nazi sympathizers marched in Budapest, Hungary; Sofia, Bulgaria; Madrid, Spain; and Dresden, Germany, to pay tribute to WWII-era war criminals and events. “The biggest far-right march in Europe” is the title proudly sought out by marches glorifying Nazism and fascism happening across the continent each year. Read more » »