Tag Archives: Press Releases

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 » »

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 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 » »

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 » »

B’nai B’rith World Center-Jerusalem Announces Winners of 2024 Diaspora Reporting Award – B’nai B’rith International

The B’nai B’rith World Center-Jerusalem has announced the winners of its Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage for 2024: Canaan Lidor, Jewish World reporter for The Times of Israel and Elad Simchayoff, European correspondent for Channel 12 News. 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 » »

B’nai B’rith Deplores Passage of U.N. Human Rights Council Resolutions Offering No Accountability for Violation of Israelis’ Human Rights – B’nai B’rith International

B’nai B’rith International deplores the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)’s votes today on four inflammatory resolutions attacking Israel—again more resolutions than those targeting any of the U.N.’s 192 other member states. Read more » »

Relative of Hamas Hostages and Nova Massacre Survivor Address U.N. in B’nai B’rith-Organized Interventions – B’nai B’rith International

In two new statements facilitated yesterday by B’nai B’rith International at the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC), an Israeli Bedouin family member of hostages held for nearly six months by Hamas in Gaza and a young survivor of the terrorists’ massacre at the Nova music festival last Oct. 7 spoke of their harrowing ordeal. Read more » »

B’nai B’rith Facilitates U.N. Remarks by Freed Israeli Hostage Aviva Siegel, Whose Husband Remains Captive, and Ofri Bibas, Family Member of Abductees – B’nai B’rith International

Today at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), B’nai B’rith International facilitated remarks by freed Israeli hostage Aviva Siegel, whose husband Keith remains in captivity by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza, and Ofri Bibas, whose multiple family members have remained captive for over five months. 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 » »