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B’nai B’rith Workshop With UNESCO Addresses Online Anti-Semitism in Latin America – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith International, in collaboration with UNESCO, the Institute of Strategic Dialogue, World Jewish Congress and the Latin American Jewish Congress, hosted a virtual capacity-building workshop in Spanish on April 9, “Facing online antisemitism in Latin America: How to deal with online hate speech and Holocaust denial and distortion. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith and Combat Antisemitism Movement Honor OAS Secretary-General Luis Almagro – B’nai B’rith International

Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary-General Luis Almagro was honored today for his work countering anti-Semitism over the past decade at a symposium in Washington, D.C., organized by the Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) and B’nai B’rith International. Read more » »

Latin American Anti-Semitism Intends to Influence Beyond Borders – B’nai B’rith International

By Eduardo Kohn, B’nai B’rith Director of Latin American Affairs Thirty-seven days after the pogrom perpetrated by Hamas in Israel on Nov. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith World Center Concludes Visit of 11 Latin American Journalists – B’nai B’rith International

The B’nai B’rith World Center in Jerusalem concluded this week a visit to Israel by 11 journalists from six Latin American countries—Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Uruguay. Their program of meetings and site visits focused on the Oct. 7 terror rampage and the ensuing war with Hamas. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith World Center to Host Mission of Latin American Journalists – B’nai B’rith International

The B’nai B’rith World Center in Jerusalem will host this week and next a varied group of journalists from six Latin American countries—Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador and Uruguay—for a series of meetings and visits related to the Oct. 7 terror rampage and the ensuing war with Hamas. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith director of Latin American affairs to Palestinian embassy: „It shows contempt for Uruguay” – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith Director of Latin American Affairs Eduardo Kohn criticized comments made by the Palestinian Embassy’s head of mission in Montevideo Nadya Rasheed, condemning her improper use of her diplomatic role. Read Montevideo Portal’s coverage of this story in Spanish, or in English below. Read more » »

Latin American Governments and Their Reactions to Oct. 7 Slaughter by Hamas – B’nai B’rith International

Countries around the world reacted differently to the treacherous attacks launched by Hamas terrorists on Oct. 7 on kibbutzim and at a huge concert in Israel, which killed more than 1,200 people and seriously hurt 4,000. Hamas also kidnapped more than 200 hostages who were taken to Gaza. Read more » »

The International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (IJL), B’nai B’rith and The World Union Of Jewish Students Partner to Support Jewish Students on Campus – B’nai B’rith International

IJL, B’nai B’rith International and WUJS are joining forces to address the skyrocketing number of anti-Semitic incidents on university campuses around the world*. Since the Hamas massacre of Oct. Read more » »

Argentina’s Javier Milei has won: Now what? – B’nai B’rith International

In an interview with Man & Culture Magazine, B’nai B’rith Special Advisor on Latin American and U.N. Affairs Adriana Camisar discussed Javier Milei’s victory in November’s runoff election to become president-elect of Argentina. Read in Man & Culture Magazine. Read more » »

„It was devastating”: The chilling story of two Argentines who survived the brutal Hamas attack – B’nai B’rith International

On October 7, Marcelo and Diana Wasser, along with their grandson and son, spent twelve hours in a shelter, while members of the terrorist group, who had entered the kibbutz where they live, perpetrated a massacre. Read more » »