Tag Archives: anti semitism

B’nai B’rith Condemns Yom Kippur Synagogue Shooting in Germany

(Washington, D.C., Oct. 10, 2019)—B’nai B’rith International President Charles O. Kaufman and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement: We condemn the vile anti-Semitic attack that took place on Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, outside a synagogue and inside a kebab shop in Halle, Germany. Read more » »

Jerusalem Post: ‘Mummy, I’m a Jewish Rodent:’ 5-Year-Old Aussie After Antisemitic Attacks

The Jerusalem Post quoted B’nai B’rith International President Charles Kaufman’s letter to the principal of an Australian school where a Jewish student recently became the target of anti-Semitic bullying. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Outraged by Anti-Semitic Bullying Incidents in Australian Schools

(Washington, D.C., Oct. 4, 2019)—B’nai B’rith International President Charles O. Kaufman and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement: We are deeply angered by two separate reports of anti-Semitic bullying in Australian schools. Read more » »

JTA: Photo of Australian Jewish boy being forced to kiss classmate’s shoes sparks outrage

JTA.org quoted Dvir Abramovich, the chairman of B’nai B’rith’s Anti-Defamation Commission, in its coverage of anti-Semitic bullying in Australian schools. Read at JTA ​Two reports of anti-Semitic bullying at schools in Australia are receiving widespread media coverage. Read more » »

Combating Anti-Semitism in the OSCE Region

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) distributed written remarks from B’nai B’rith International during its Human Dimension Implementation Meeting, Europe’s largest human rights conference. Read more » »

Letter to the editor: Truly Shameful

The Trentonian published a letter from B’nai B’rith International President Charles O. Kaufman condemning the use of the anti-Semitic phrase „Jew her down” by a member of the Trenton City Council. Read on the Trentonian I am sickened to read that Trenton City Council President Kathy McBride publicly used the term “Jew her down. Read more » »

Israeli Runner and Racecar Driver are Both in the Spotlight in New Issue of B’nai B’rith Magazine

​ Fall issue also focuses on Torah-Themed Quilts and the revival of the Ladino language (Washington, D.C., Sept. 17, 2019)– Israeli Olympic hopeful Beatie Deutsch, also known as “Speedy Beatie,” isn’t your typical runner – and not only because she has five children. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith International Director of Latin American Affairs Speaks to World Zionist Organization Conference on Anti-Semitism

B’nai B’rith International Director of Latin American Affairs Eduardo Kohn spoke at the World Zionist Organization’s (WZO) Latin American Conference on Anti-Semitism in Santiago, Chile. The conference was held from Sept. 6 to Sept. 8.  Kohn delivered a presentation on “Anti-Semitism in Latin America and the Contexts Around It. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Podcast With U.S. Anti-Semitism Envoy Elan Carr

Protecting Global Jewish Communities Against Anti-Semitism Is A Top Priority (Washington, D.C., Sept. 4, 2019)–The U.S. prioritizes fighting global anti-Semitism through the bipartisan-created State Department post of the U.S. Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat anti-Semitism. On the latest episode of the B’nai B’rith podcast, CEO Daniel S. Read more » »

Progressive and Zionist: Not Mutually Exclusive B’nai B’rith Podcast with Amanda Berman of Zioness

(Washington, D.C., August 19, 2019)–When progressive Zionists found themselves shut out of many conversations on the left, Amanda Berman took action. She’s the founder and executive director of the Zioness Movement, which calls itself “progressive, Zionist, and proud,” standing as Jews, for social justice and fighting oppression. Read more » »