Tag Archives: anti semitism

World Council of Churches promotes Presbyterian reverend with anti-Israel bias

In 2016, Rev. Professor Dr. Jerry Pillay compared Israel and the alleged “exclusionary and violent character of the Israeli Zionist project” to South Africa’s racial apartheid. (June 21, 2022 / JNS) B’nai Brith International expressed concern and outrage over the newly elected general secretary of the World Council of Churches, Rev. Professor Dr. Read more » »

B’nai Brith Canada marks uptick in anti-Semitism for sixth year in row

“Most worrisome,” said the report, was the increase in violent incidents, which went from “nine in 2020 to 75 in 2021.” (April 25, 2022 / JNS) For the sixth consecutive year, the number of anti-Semitic incidents in Canada has increased according to an audit by B’nai Brith Canada. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Applauds Confirmation of Deborah Lipstadt as Anti-Semitism Special Envoy

(Washington, D.C., March 31, 2022)–B’nai B’rith International President Seth J. Riklin and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement:    We applaud the U.S. Senate for confirming Deborah Lipstadt as the State Department’s special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism. Read more » »

CEO Op-ed in Algemeiner: Holocaust Remembrance: Responsibilities for All Society

The Algemeiner published an op-ed by B’nai B’rith International CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin about the importance of Holocaust remembrance and important lessons for combating Holocaust denial and distortion. Read in the Algemeiner When I began my career nearly 50 years ago, Holocaust remembrance events were few and far between. Read more » »

Education Dept. regulations addressing campus antisemitism have been delayed more than two years

​eJewish Philanthropy quoted B’nai B’rith International Director of Legislative Affairs Eric Fusfield in an article focused on the U.S. Department of Education delaying a process that would codify civil rights protections for Jewish college students. Read in eJewish Philanthropy The U.S. Read more » »

CEO Op-ed in JNS: Amnesty’s anti-Israel report pours more fuel onto delegitimization bonfire

JNS published B’nai B’rith International CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin’s op-ed condemning Amnesty International in the U.K. for publishing a malicious report that attempts to further demonize and delegitimize Israel, the world’s only Jewish nation. Read in JNS. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Commends U.N. Chief’s Invoking of Anti-Semitism Definition That Encompasses Delegitimization of Israel, Urges Formal Use

 Four Rights Monitors Saluted for Condemning “Zionism-is-Racism” Slur (Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2022)—B’nai B’rith President Seth Riklin and CEO Daniel S. Read more » »

New German Foreign Minister, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and European Commission Vice President Address B’nai B’rith Holocaust Remembrance Day Event

“Holocaust Remembrance: Responsibilities For All Society” (Washington, D.C., Jan. 24, 2022)—In her first major address before an international Jewish audience since starting her new role, Germany’s Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock delivered a Read more » »

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and European Commission Vice President Among Speakers at B’nai B’rith Holocaust Remembrance Day Event on Jan. 24

Watch Our Virtual Program: “Holocaust Remembrance: Responsibilities For All Society” (Washington, D.C., Jan. Read more » »

Gunman Takes Rabbi, Three Others Hostage at Texas Synagogue

The Jewish Journal covered our tweet, along with tweets and statements made by other Jewish organizations, regarding the hostage situation at the Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville, Texas.Read in the Jewish JournalA gunman has taken a rabbi and three others hostage at a synagogue in Colleyville, TX on January 15. Read more » »