B’nai B’rith World Center Director Alan Schneider represented B’nai B’rith at an 9/11 commemoration ceremony held at the 9/11 Living Memorial in the Arazim Valley near Jerusalem along with members of the diplomatic corps and US-based Jewish organizations.
In this comments at the event, Brig. Gen. (ret.) Dov Shefi, whose son Hagai was among the five Israelis who died in the Islamic-inspired al Qaida attack in New York, warned that the militant Islam that brought down the Twin Towers and damaged the Pentagon on 9/11 is still bent on conquering the world.
Focusing part of his comments on the current situation in Syria, US ambassador Daniel Shapiro said: “Our resolve should not be in doubt: that the people of Syria can live without the shadow of terror.” (More of this story here)
B'nai B'rith World Center
The B'nai B'rith World Center in Jerusalem is the hub of B'nai B'rith International activities in Israel. The Center serves as the key link between Israel and B'nai B'rith members and supporters around the world.