Tag Archives: In the News

Climate scientist Dr. Jim Salinger named New Zealander of the Year – B’nai B’rith International

Dr. Jim Salinger, a long-time B’nai B’rith leader and New Zealand Councilor on B’nai B’rith Australia/New Zealand, has been named as the Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year for 2024. Read below for coverage of this wonderful story by Radio New Zealand and 1 News New Zealand. Read on Radio NZ. Read more » »

Coverage of the 2024 B’nai B’rith World Center-Jerusalem Journalism Award Winners – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith International has received significant news coverage of its ceremony honoring the winners of the 2024 B’nai B’rith World Center-Jerusalem Award for Journalism. The award has recognized excellence in Diaspora reportage in the Israeli media for more than 30 years. Read more » »

Letter Sent to the Editor: NYT Piece Shows Ireland’s Unjustifiable Attempts to Turn Israel Into Pariah – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith International CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin and AJIRI-BBI Chair Richard P. Schifter sent a letter to the New York Times regarding its recent article highlighting Ireland’s unjustifiable attempts to turn Israel into an international pariah (“Biden Loves Ireland, It Doesn’t Love Him Back”, New York Times, March 27, 2024). From Daniel S. Read more » »

‘It was like a horror movie,’ Oct. 7 survivors tell UNHRC – B’nai B’rith International

The Jerusalem Post reported on statements to the U.N. Human Rights Council facilitated by B’nai B’rith International, one by a relative of Israeli Bedouin hostages and one by a survivor of the Nova music festival massacre. This is part of our organization’s effort to amplify voices of Oct. 7 survivors and loved ones. Read in the Jerusalem Post. Read more » »

Oregon senator slammed for Easter tweet on Israeli ‘indiscriminate’ bombing – B’nai B’rith International

“Instead of pushing absurd misinformation, Sen. Merkley should learn why spreading blood libel against Jews is so hateful and dangerous,” said B’nai B’rith International. JNS covered B’nai B’rith International’s condemnation of U.S. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Defends Israel in First Session of U.N. Human Rights Council Since Hamas’ Attack – B’nai B’rith International

Iton Gadol covered B’nai B’rith International’s defense of Israel before the UNHRC. Read in Iton Gadol (in Spanish). Below is the translated text of the article in English. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith ‘Surprised and Disappointed’ Biden Didn’t Address Antisemitism in SOTU – B’nai B’rith International

The Wrap featured B’nai B’rith International’s response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address in its coverage of the speech and the deeply concerning rise in anti-Semitism across the United States. Read the article on The Wrap and Yahoo News. Read more » »

Book Reveals Untold History of Frankfurt’s B’nai B’rith Order – B’nai B’rith International

Appearing in the Frankfurter Neue Presse/Frankfurt New Press, this translated article details the history of the Jewish B’nai B’rith Order in Frankfurt from 1888 to 1937 that has been published as a book (“…to become a blessing for mankind“) and Read more » »

On Oct. 7 killing grounds, a vigilante army vet inspires grieving US Jewish leaders – B’nai B’rith International

The Times of Israel quoted B’nai B’rith Pres. Seth Riklin in article about Oct. 7 survivor testimony during the Conference of Presidents 2024 leadership mission to Israel – the group’s first delegation to the south of Israel since Hamas’ attack. Read in the Times of Israel. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Part of CFPB Webinar | Elder Justice Collaboration in Faith Communities – B’nai B’rith International

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