Close to 200 people were injured in the blast, which the White House has called a terrorist attack, and three people died.
“The images that came out of Boston this week were harrowing," B’nai B’rith International President Allan J. Jacobs said in a statement. "It’s hard to watch the news following this tragedy and not want to reach out to those affected ... B’nai B’rith has helped disaster victims since 1865. Each disaster we help with has its own unique challenges. As always, we will carefully evaluate needs and provide assistance to address immediate needs and longer term efforts.” ...more.