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The United Church of Canada’s accord with B’nai B’rith prevents it from supporting justice in Palestine – Mondoweiss

| July 9, 2020

Last year, Trinity St. Paul, a downtown Toronto United Church caved to pressure from Bnai Brith to cancel an event booked by the Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM). This should not have been surprising given the United Church of Canada 47-year-old cooperation agreement with Bnai Brith

Wyden backs bill to help seniors in federally assisted housing amid COVID-19 – KTVZ

| July 6, 2020

WASHINGTON (KTVZ) -- Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., on Thursday co-sponsored legislation that would provide $1.2 billion to ensure federally-assisted senior housing facilities have the resources to protect residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seniors in Oregon and across the country face serious dangers from both COVID-19 and inaction from the federal government to protect them,Wyden said.Congress must ensure seniors can remain in their homes and have the proper safeguards to stay healthy.

Local Teen Brothers See Need in Homeless Community And Take Action – Noozhawk

| May 5, 2020

May 1, 2020 | 1:07 p.m. The 805 Homeless Helpers was founded by Santa Barbara teens, Asher and Miles Sedlin, when their mother saw that many of the organizations that normally look after the homeless had to shut down due to COVID -19

Unto Every Person There is a Name Remembrance Ceremony –

| April 20, 2020

This year marks the 31st anniversary of the global Shoah initiative "Unto Every Person There is a Name". This public recitation of names of Holocaust victims will be held around the world on Yom Hashoah, the Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes Remembrance Day observed this year on Tuesday, April 21, 2020. This extremely moving program usually takes place in Atlanta on a Friday close to Yom Hashoah in the rotunda of the Georgia State Capitol Building downtown at 206 Washington Street SW.

For the 3500 teens at the annual BBYO convention, the world needs their help – Heritage Florida Jewish News

| March 7, 2020

(JNS) DALLAS-Seventeen-year-old Swedish climate-change activist Greta Thunberg was not at BBYO's International Convention here last week, but when her name was mentioned, throngs of teenagers applauded and screamed as if she was. That's because climate-change activism was as much of a theme of the four-day conference as the official one "Tomorrow Happens Here." Avi Garbow, environmental advocate for the sportswear line Patagonia who received the annual STAND UP Award on behalf of the company, said Greta may be a rock star to them, but there are more just like her.

‘An Innocent Man Was Lynched’: Reporting exonerated Leo Frank in the murder of Mary Phagan – Tennessean

| February 21, 2020

In 1982, Tennessean reporters led efforts to posthumously exonerate Leo Frank, who was wrongfully convicted of killing Mary Phagan in 1913 in Atlanta.

Amnesty International mourns the loss of professor Jos Zalaquett – Amnesty International

| February 17, 2020

Jos Zalaquett was a prominent lawyer and academic, who fought for human rights, truth and justice worldwide. He initiated his human rights work as a law student campaigning for Salvador Allende in Chile.

Fund for the Future energizes next generation projects – Jewish United Fund

| January 29, 2020

The future is one step closer. The Jewish Federation's Fund for the Future, a major commitment to fuel a next-generation renaissance in Jewish life, has raised nearly $60 million since its launch last year

Nazi concentration camp artwork, Judaica, propaganda and other items selling in auction – PRNewswire

| December 27, 2019

WASHINGTON, Dec. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --As co-founder of the U.S. Holocaust Museum, Mark Talisman accumulated a rare collection of artwork over his lifetime, including the 45-piece "I Never Saw Another Butterfly" collection of children's drawings from the Nazi Terezin concentration camp.

Non-profit wins approval for 60 affordable apartments off VFW Parkway in West Roxbury – Universal Hub

| November 18, 2019

Update, 11/14: The BPDA board gave its OK today. The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans by B'nai B'rith Housing New England for 60 affordable apartments in a building between VFW Parkway and Baker Street, to the rear of Savers. The proposal now goes before the BPDA board this Thursday for final approval.

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