Tag Archives: B’nai B’rith

Coverage of 2024 Holocaust Commemoration Ceremony Honoring Jewish Rescuers During the Shoah – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith International has received significant news coverage of its joint Holocaust commemoration ceremony with Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL-JNF) on Yom HaShoah, dedicated annually to honoring the heroism of Jews who rescued fellow Jews during the Holocaust. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith World Center and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael Celebrate Heroism of Jewish Rescuers During Holocaust Commemoration Ceremony – B’nai B’rith International

The B’nai B’rith World Center-Jerusalem and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL-JNF) held on May 6—for the 22nd consecutive year—a joint Holocaust commemoration ceremony on Holocaust Martyrs’ and Heroes’ Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah). Read more » »

Obituary: Barbara Litzky Krinsky

Barbara Litzky Krinsky of Atlanta passed away on April 19, 2024. She was 94 years old. Barbara was born in the Bronx, N.Y., in 1930. Even after 76 years of living in the South, she referred to herself as a Bronx Girl. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Partners with Yad Vashem as Official North American Sponsor of “Unto Every Person There is a Name” Holocaust Program For 35th Year – B’nai B’rith International

Essential Program Enables Holocaust Victims to be Remembered as Individuals B’nai B’rith is proud to again serve as the North American sponsor of “Unto Every Person There is a Name,” the essential Holocaust remembrance program of Yad Vashem, the World Holocaust Remembrance Center. Read more » »

Atlanta Mourns Matriarch Janice Rothschild Blumberg

When this AJT writer visited Janice Rothschild Blumberg for the last time earlier this month, she was resting with several large pillows behind her, a soft blue bed jacket with rounded lapels neatly tied around her. Read more » »

Obituary: Fred Glusman

Fred Glusman, 91, of Atlanta, Ga., died on Dec. 8, 2023. He was born in Mannheim, Germany, to Anna and Bernard Glusman, of blessed memory, and immigrated to the United States as a young child in 1937. In addition to his beloved wife, Gloria, he is survived by his brother and sister-in-law Marvin and Jane Glusman of Sarasota, Fla. Read more » »

Be a 2023 Pinch Hitter on Christmas Day! It’s a Mitzvah!

Since 1980, the Pinch Hitters program has been a wonderful opportunity for us to give something back to the Atlanta community. Pinch Hitters is B’nai B’rith’s annual community service project where volunteers from the Atlanta Jewish Community “go to bat” for non-medical hospital personnel on Christmas Day. Read more » »

Fifth week without Margalit

“IT comes and it goes,” said Benny Monheit about his emotions, as he endured the fifth week on tenterhooks about the fate of his cousin Margalit Moses, 78, who was among some 240 Israelis abducted to Gaza on October 7. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Marches In Solidarity With Israel; Joins Hundreds of Thousands on Mall at March for Israel – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith marched in solidarity with Israel today at the March for Israel rally on the National Mall. The march united communities nationwide in support of Israel and its people to urge the swift release of the 240 hostages held by Hamas and combat increasing anti-Semitism. Read more » »

The Joint Australia sets up appeal

Jewish humanitarian organisation the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) has crews on the ground in Marrakesh, Morocco, helping people in the region in the aftermath of the devastating 6.8 magnitude earthquake that struck on September 10, that has so far killed 3000 people, and injured many more. Read more » »