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B'nai B'rith

(bənā` brĭth) [Heb.,= Sons of the Covenant], oldest and largest Jewish service organization in the world, founded (1843) in New York by American Jews "to provide service to their own people and to humanity at large." The organization has branches throughout the world. Its divisions include the Hillel Foundation (for Jewish college students), the Anti-Defamation League (a civil-rights organization), and B'nai B'rith Women. B'nai B'rith has about 500,000 members in 58 countries. The national office, located in Washington, D.C., publishes the International Jewish Monthly and other periodicals.
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B'Nai Brith is an international service organization that fights against anti-Semitism and anti-Israel bias.
Frank Diman, the Executive Vice President of B'nai Brith Canada said "Canadians should be extremely concerned that an alleged terrorist, accused of committing such heinous acts, will be teaching our youth at a leading Canadian university.
Anita Bromberg, director of legal affairs for B'nai Brith Canada, said she had heard many conspiracy theories about Jews and their "control" of the world's money.
Fred Gaines, past president of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association and a board member with many groups, including the Valley Industry and Commerce Association, the Jewish Home for the Aging, Children's Museum of Los Angeles and Anti-Defamation League of the B'nai Brith.
Winnipeg-based David Matas, a lawyer for B'nai Brith Canada, said he agrees the figures reflect mounting levels of anti-Semitism.
One might expect powerful Jewish organizations like the Anti-Defamation League and B'nai Brith to rush to Rabbi Kent's defense and demand accountability and apologies from Havana.
The event will be co-sponsored by Motley Rice co-counsel, Will Barristers: Morin & Miller of Toronto and the B'nai Brith Canada, an independent voice of the Jewish community, representing its interests nationwide to government and the wider Canadian public.
GRAVESIDE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT 12:00 NOON ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11TH IN B'NAI BRITH CEMETERY, ON ST.
This June, for example, the B'nai Brith took aim on a York University conference scheduled for late June, "Mapping Models of Statehood and Paths to Peace," branding it a "virulent anti-Israel hate fest" and claiming that "several of the speakers are actively engaged in Holocaust denial, rationalize terrorism, and are infamous anti-Israel propagandists.
Your article takes issue with the finding by the League for Human Rights of B'nai Brith Canada that the controversy surrounding Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ was a contributing factor to the rise of anti-Semitism in this country last year.
The League for Human Rights of B'nai Brith Canada has released the 2003 Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, its annum study of anti-Semitism in the country.
I knew Irv and his wife, Shelley, who was my typesetter during my long tenure as editor of the now defunct B'nai Brith Messenger, the nearly century-old Los Angeles Jewish weekly.