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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B'nai B'rith International, the global voice of the Jewish Community, is the most widely known Jewish humanitarian, human fights, and advocacy organization.
In 1989, Peter Coors received the Corporate Achievement Award presented in New York by B'nai B'rith International, the world's largest Jewish organization.
B'nai B'rith International also welcomed Shalit home on Tuesday, saying his release was long overdue and deserves to be celebrated, but expressed outrage over the conditions of the IDF soldier's captivity.
The meeting in the building of the Permanent Mission of Bulgaria to the United Nations in New York has been attended by Abraham Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League, Daniel Mariaschin, Executive VP of B'nai B'rith International, David Harris, Executive Director of the American Jewish Committee, Richard Gordon, President of the American Jewish Congress, Ronald Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress, Richard Stone, President of the Jewish Council for Racial Equality, and Steven Schweiger, the General Director of the American-Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.
Cohen has been honored by B'nai B'rith International for his humanitarian and community service and received the Israel Peace Medal at a luncheon in his honor that raised an all-time record $52.4 million for the State of Israel Bonds.
The B'nai B'rith Justice Unit is a local chapter of B'nai B'rith International. The membership of the chapter consists of Broward County judges and attorneys.
"This is doing nothing to bring about peace in the Middle East," said Tom Neumann, executive vice president of B'nai B'rith International. It is not known whether Israel is planning a counter campaign, but the Americans For a Strong Israel (AFSI) organization is mobilizing to do so.
June 16 -- B'nai B'rith International will hold its seventh' annual golf classic and award dinner.
No one should get into this feeling that's going to be a magic bullet," B'nai B'rith International Executive Vice President Daniel S.
"We cannot afford to be blind," Zalman Shoval, told delegates to the B'nai B'rith International Convention 2000.