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Summer camp in Otis finds a way to serve kids, despite COVID and last year’s wildfires – KGW.com

| May 29, 2021

B'nai B'rith Camp has delivered thousands of meals to Lincoln County kids who were forced to evacuate during last year's Echo Mountain Fire.

Senior Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, PA | B’nai B’rith …

| March 9, 2021

Senior Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, PA | B'nai B'rith Senior Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, PA Discover B'nai B'rith Senior Apartments in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. As the premier senior apartments in Wilkes-Barre, you will enjoy all of the benefits of living in a great location with easy access to transportation, shopping, and entertainment. Our welcoming community offers a fully-stocked library, a beauty salon, and a community room

The New York Times and American Communism – Reason

| February 16, 2021

From the New York Times obituary for Walter Bernstein (no relation), a blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter, has this to say about his ties to the Communist Party, USA: "I didn't join the party until after the war," Mr. Bernstein said, although the events of the '30s, including the Depression, the Spanish Civil War and the rise of fascism in Europe, made the Communist cause attractive to him

Peabody Properties announces lottery for The Machon in Swampscott – Wicked Local

| February 14, 2021

Community Content| Wicked Local Peabody Properties is now accepting lease applications for The Machon, located at 35 Burpee Road in Swampscott. Applications must be postmarked by Feb.

Ceremony honors Japanese diplomat who saved thousands from Holocaust – The Jerusalem Post

| January 30, 2021

Chiune Sugihara, known affectionately as the "Japanese Schindler," was honoredat a digital ceremony on Monday ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day.The reception, sponsored by the Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) and B'nai B'rith International, focused on the efforts of Sugihara, who defied his own governments orders by issuing travel visas to more than 6,000 Lithuanian Jews to escape the horrors of the Holocaust.At great risk to himself and his family, Sugihara dared to do what was right to save lives. He stood up when the world was largely silent," said CEO of B'nai B'rith International Dan Mariaschin. Like all rescuers, he never saw his actions as remarkable

B’nai B’rith | Jewish organization | Britannica

| December 18, 2020

Bnai Brith, (Hebrew: Sons of the Covenant), oldest and largest Jewish service organization in the world, with mens lodges, womens chapters, and youth chapters in countries all over the world. Bnai Brith, founded in New York City in 1843, defends human rights, promotes intercultural relations, provides for the religious and cultural needs of Jewish college students (especially through the Hillel Foundation), sponsors Jewish education among adults and youth groups, supports hospitals and philanthropic institutions, provides vocational guidance, sponsors welfare projects in Israel, assists victims of natural disasters, and carries on a broad program of community service and welfare. It confers with government leaders on such issues as civil rights, immigration, abuses of freedom by totalitarian states, the position of Israel, and problems affecting Jews throughout the world

Shalva Band to be honored with citation for firming Diaspora relations – The Jerusalem Post

| November 23, 2020

The B'nai B'rith World Center in Jerusalem will be honoring the Shalva Band with a special citation for "fostering Israel-Diaspora Relations through the arts" during its Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage for 2020 ceremony on Wednesday.The citation was established in 2014 - created in memory of memory of Wolf and Hilda Matsdorf - with previous winner such as singer and songwriters Nurit Hirsh, David D'Or, Idan Rachel, David Broza and Yehoran Gaon.The keynote address will be delivered by Aliyah and Integration Minister Pnina Tameno-Shete, who will honor some of Israel's most prominent Journalists such as Branu Tegene and Danny Kushmaro of Channel 12 News and former Haaretz correspondent Dina Kraft.Tegene and Kushmaro worked on a series together that covered the story of the Ethiopian Jewish community, from communities left behind after the mass migration, covering their family members and subsequent reunion in Ethiopia when able. Kraft is receiving her award for her continued work through the United States and Great Britain, making a name first for herself as a reporter in Israel.Since 1992, the B'nai B'rith World Center has focused on recognized excellence in reported with regard to the Jewish Diaspora covering the topic of Israel-Diaspora relations, with the honor being widely recognized as one of the most prominent awards in Israeli media within the Diaspora reporting category as it highlights the important role the media has in strengthening the relationship between Israel and the Diaspora through "quality reporting." cnxps.cmd.push(function () { cnxps({ playerId: '36af7c51-0caf-4741-9824-2c941fc6c17b' }).render('4c4d856e0e6f4e3d808bbc1715e132f6'); });

‘The Trial of the Chicago 7’: Where are the real Chicago Seven now and what happened to them after the trial? – MEAWW

| October 24, 2020

Recreating the historic protests at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, Aaron Sorkin's 'The Trial of the Chicago 7' sketches out how a bunch of activists and organizers were charged with conspiracy to incite a riot in one of the most notorious trials. With a brilliant star cast including Eddie Redmayne, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, Jerry Rubin, Alex Sharp, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Mark Rylance, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Frank Langella, Kelvin Harrison Jr and Michael Keaton the movie drives the message home with a powerful and authentic portrayal.

National Library of Israel and the books of the people – The Jerusalem Post

| August 22, 2020

Argentinian author Jorge Luis Borges once said, I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library. Books have always been considered a natural asset of the Jewish people, the People of the Book

Jewish groups urge US to step up pressure on Jordan – Huron Daily Tribune

| July 15, 2020

Updated 1:16pm EDT, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 JERUSALEM (AP) A coalition of Jewish American groups has called on the U.S.


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