B'nai B'rith

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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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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.
Chief Nelson's feeble attempt at an apology just doesn't cut it," said David Matas, senior legal counsel to B'nai Brith Canada.
The B'nai Brith Canada League for Human Rights received 857 reports of anti-Semitic incidents in 2004, a 46.
Winnipeg-based David Matas, a lawyer for B'nai Brith Canada, said he agrees the figures reflect mounting levels of anti-Semitism.