By Yifa Yaakov
Jewish organization B’nai B'rith on Thursday slammed the decision to establish a UNESCO chair of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Sciences at the Islamic University of Gaza, which is closely linked with Hamas.
“To so strongly associate an organization meant to promote peaceful goals with a terrorist organization is yet another contributor to the world body’s tarnished reputation in the international community,” B’nai B’rith International President Allan J. Jacobs said...read more.
By Daniel S Mariaschin, Executive Vice President, B'nai B'rith International
The United Nations has become a favored platform for Iran to spread its ongoing message of anti-Semitism. And why not? The world body has countless conferences and meetings each year, with global media in attendance, an easy megaphone for Tehran to commandeer to get its message across: that Israel and the Jews are to blame for all of the world’s problems — past, present and future.
Most recently, the Tehran regime displayed its Israel/Jewish obsession via a speech by Iranian Vice President Mohammad-Reza Rahimi at an event in conjunction with the UN International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking...read more.
The world’s oldest Jewish service organization, B’nai B’rith, has spoken out at the UN Human Rights Council against what it calls an anti-Israel report by Richard Falk on the state of human rights in Israeli and Palestinian territories.
In a statement the B’nai B’rith main Geneva representative Klaus Netter slammed the report, saying that neither the text nor the recommendations it contained met “any standard of fairness”...read more.
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