The Morton Grove Champion covered the experience of Shel Marcus, B'nai B'rith International volunteer and national membership chair, at the 2014 Policy Forum in Panama.
Read more about his experience in the highlights, posted below:
Shel Marcus, a Morton Grove Village Trustee, B’nai B’rith International board member and national membership chair, recently attended a B’nai B’rith International Policy Forum in Panama City, Panama.
The forum, the second international gathering in its 170-year history, presented an informative program of lectures and small interactive sessions dealing with global anti-semitism, interfaith understanding, and addressing terrorism throughout the world.
The event was co-hosted by B’nai B’rith District XXII, North Latin America, the Caribbean and the Irving Zapp Lodge of Panama. Speakers included Panama’s president Juan Carlos Varela, former president of Uruguay Julio Maria Sanguinetti, and a closed circuit conference with Yuval Steinitz, Israeli Minister of Intelligence and Strategic Affairs.
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