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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The excuse for the arrest of these Jews has been that they are members of the B'nai B'rith lodge.
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The Community Achievement Award is wonderful recognition of the efforts of Joe and the employees of Pepco Holdings for promoting diversity and respect for each other in our communities," said Dan Mariaschin, executive vice president of B'nai B'rith International.
The first chapter on Jewish life in America between 1820 and 1850, and on the European origin of the immigrants, contains some misunderstandings about the European Jewish situation but overall provides a useful background for the story of the B'nai B'rith that Cornelia Wilhelm begins to recount in chapter two.
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Founded in 1843 on the East Coast, B'nai B'rith is the oldest Jewish service organization in the United States.
The committee includes representatives of the Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox branches of Judaism as well as the World Jewish Congress, the American Jewish Committee, the Anti-Defamation League, B'nai B'rith, and the Israel Interfaith Committee (CWN, Aug.
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