B’nai B’rith International has used its Disaster Relief Fund to assist the ZIV Medical Center’s expanding efforts to treat wounded Syrians and provide medical equipment that is not already funded by Israel’s government. B’nai B’rith World Center-Jerusalem Director Alan Schneider presented a check to ZIV Medical Center Director Dr. Salman Zarka in Zefat, Israel, on April 30.
In addition to this project, the fund will provide aid for another humanitarian relief project for children and infants who have been displaced by the war and are living near Israel’s border with Syria. The B’nai B’rith World Center will be involved in the implementation of this project.
B’nai B’rith commends the government of Israel and the ZIV Medical Center, which have undertaken this initiative to help save the lives of wounded Syrians.
B’nai B’rith International has a tradition of helping communities in distress, which began in 1865 in pre-state Israel when we raised funds to aid victims of a cholera outbreak. Since then, B’nai B’rith has helped thousands of people across the globe who have faced adversity after natural and man-made disasters.