Tag Archives: Israel

B’nai B’rith Commends U.S. Veto of Motion to Admit Palestinian “State” to U.N. – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith President Seth J. Riklin and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement: B’nai B’rith International commends the United States for vetoing an Algerian-sponsored motion at the United Nations Security Council to back the admission of a Palestinian state to the U.N. Read more » »

President’s Newsletter April 2024

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B’nai B’rith Condemns Iran Attack on Israel – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith President Seth J. Riklin and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin have issued the following statement: Iran has taken its war against Israel and the Jewish people out of the shadows. By launching more than 200 missiles and drones at the Jewish state, Iran is setting on full display its genocidal intentions. 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 » »

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 » »

‘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 » »

“Israelophobia”: Jeremy Havardi interviews Jewish Chronicle editor Jake Wallis Simons

By BBUK In Advocacy, Israel, News, Virtual Meeting On 23 March 2024 On Thursday night Jake Wallis Simons, editor of the Jewish Chronicle, was interviewed by Bureau director Dr. Jeremy Havardi on the subject of his book “Israelophobia”. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Discusses Israel’s Fight Against Hamas with Dozens of Human Rights Council, UNESCO Ambassadors – B’nai B’rith International

A B’nai B’rith International leadership delegation has met with over 50 ambassadors and other senior diplomats in Geneva and Paris to advocate on Jewish communal priorities during sessions of the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) executive board. Read more » »