Tag Archives: B’nai B’rith

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 » »

The History of the Jewish Orphans’ Home of New Orleans – B’nai B’rith International

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Obituary: Phillip E. Rosner

Phillip E. Rosner, age 80, of Roswell passed away Sept. 2, 2023. Phillip was born in Chicago, Ill., to Samuel and Mildred “Mollie” Rosner. He earned a BA in psychology from Indiana University, Bloomington, and PhD in organizational psychology from Georgia State University. Read more » »

Recognition for B’nai B’rith stalwart

A young Heinz Gerstl went along to his first B’nai B’rith function because his mother wanted him to socialise with Jewish girls. Now, the long-time stalwart has been honoured by B’nai B’rith International for 70 years of dedication to the organisation and its causes. Gerstl has held numerous positions in the organisation. Read more » »

Calls for unblocking of latest film

Documentary filmmaker Saulius Beržinis was recently presented with a B’nai B’rith Australia New Zealand (BBANZ) Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the body of research, study, and documentation of Lithuania’s Jewish population during the Holocaust. Read more » »

‘Stop Racism Now’ receives award

“Stop Racism Now” was recently awarded the NSW Premier’s Multicultural Award for Community Campaign of the Year. In the wake of an alarming increase of over 60 per cent in reported racist incidents since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, concerned individuals and community leaders came together to address this issue head-on. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Commemorates 60th Anniversary of March on Washington – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith President Seth J. Riklin and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement: As the 60th anniversary of the defining March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom approaches, B’nai B’rith commemorates its vitally important role in the fight for civil rights. August 28 marks 60 years since civil rights leader the Rev. Dr. Read more » »

Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs mobilizes significant support for Israel’s position ahead of ICJ advisory opinion – B’nai B’rith International

Israel Hayom reported on B’nai B’rith International filing a brief with the International Court of Justice arguing that the court should refrain from issuing an opinion against Israel that was referred to it by the U.N. General Assembly. Read in Israel Hayom (in Hebrew). Read more » »