B'nai B'rith is quoted in the story:
Alan Schneider, Director of the B’nai B’rith World Center, accompanied Gilad to an event that took place in London in November 2012 with the participation of 200 young Jews from across Europe. “I turned to his father who provided us with direct contact information to Gilad. We spoke and he agreed. It was not a fundraising event,” Schneider said. “I had the impression that he accepted our invitation out of personal curiosity and also perhaps because of a sense of obligation in light of the support he received. He was interested in meeting young Jews his age and to be exposed to the realities of his peers in Europe..."
by Raphael Ahren
Protestant clergymen painted a largely pessimistic view of the church’s relationship with Israel and the Jewish community during a visit to the Holy Land, suggesting that anti-Semitism is a deep-seated problem based in Christian theology that will be difficult to uproot...
Some 20 pro-Israel Christian pastors, laymen and activists from across the globe gathered this week in a hotel outside Jerusalem to discuss anti-Israel attitudes that have typified Mainline Protestant Churches over the past decades. According to B’nai B’rith World Center, the three-day consultation aimed to build bridges between Israel and the Protestant denominations, and “to help change the biased positions they have adopted regarding the Israel-Palestinian conflict.”
Cheryl Hancock speaks with Alan Schneider, director of the B'nai B'rith World Center - Jerusalem. Listen below: