B'nai B'rith International

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B’nai B’rith "is an international Jewish organization committed to the security and continuity of the Jewish people and the State of Israel, defending human rights, combating anti-Semitism, bigotry and ignorance, and providing service to the community on the broadest principles of humanity. Its mission is to unite persons of the Jewish faith and to enhance Jewish identity through strengthening Jewish family life and the education and training of youth, broad-based services for the benefit of senior citizens, and advocacy and action on behalf of Jews throughout the world.

"Founded in 1843, B'nai B'rith International is universally recognized as one of the world's largest and oldest Jewish human rights, community action, and humanitarian organizations. A constant source of innovation and charity for populations around the world, B'nai B'rith has founded hospitals, orphanages, senior housing communities, disaster relief campaigns, libraries, anti-hatred programs, and countless other initiatives in the public interest. B'nai B'rith is also a tireless advocate for Israel and the Diaspora in a variety of governmental and political arenas. With more than 180,000 members and affiliates in more than 50 countries, B'nai B'rith truly spans the globe in its efforts to make Jewish communities better for all their inhabitants." [1]

"The work of B'nai B'rith International is focused in its centers. These centers provide the framework for intensive study of issues and thoughtful responses through the combined efforts of dedicated volunteer leaders and professional staff." [2]


Accessed January 2009: [3]

Visiting Speakers

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Web: http://www.bnaibrith.org

Resources and articles

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  1. The History of B'nai B'rith, B'nai B'rith International, accessed December 7, 2007.
  2. About, B'nai B'rith International, accessed January 31, 2009.
  3. Leadership, B'nai B'rith, accessed January 31, 2009.
  4. The B'nai B'rith Lecture Bureau, B'nai B'rith International, accessed December 7, 2007.