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2010 Releases

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12/29/2010 B’nai B’rith Concerned Remarks by Chilean Senator are Sign of Increased Anti-Semitism in Latin America
12/24/2010 U.N. Vote To Commemorate Durban Racism Conference Impediment To Fight Against Bigotry
12/23/2010 B’nai B’rith Welcomes Official Condemnation of Anti-Semitic Remarks Made by Senior Clergyman on Greek TV
12/22/2010 B’nai B’rith Commends President Obama For Signing Ban On “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy
12/21/2010 B’nai B’rith Hails Passage Of Bill Improving Affordable Housing For Seniors
12/21/2010 B’nai B’rith Applauds Senate’s Vote To Lift “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy
12/20/2010 B’nai B’rith Joins Today Show Holiday Donation Campaign by Providing Books to Needy Children
12/17/2010 Scapegoating of Jews by Melkite Catholic Leader Unacceptable
12/17/2010 New Latin American Trade Deals Pose Potential Threat To Middle East Peace
12/16/2010 B’nai B’rith Urges U.N. General Assembly: Vote Against Commemoration Of Durban Declaration
12/16/2010 B’nai B’rith Commends Rabbis Opposing Ruling Discriminating Against Non-Jews
12/16/2010 B’nai B’rith Leader Presents Award to Bulgaria Fire Commissioner for Efforts to Help Israel Combat Mt. Carmel Forest Fire
12/15/2010 B’nai B’rith Mourns Passing of Longtime U.S. Diplomat Richard Holbrooke
12/10/2010 Payroll Tax Holiday Could Imperil Social Security
12/07/2010 B’nai B’rith International Implores Latin American Leaders To Reverse Decision To Recognize A Palestinian State
12/06/2010 B’nai B’rith Supports Wayne State’s Move to Drop Journalism Honor in Helen Thomas’ Name after Latest anti-Semitic Diatribe
12/04/2010 B’nai B’rith Encouraged At Deficit Commission Vote Against Damaging Plan
12/03/2010 B’nai B’rith Opens Israel Emergency Fund to Aid Victims of Forest Fire
12/02/2010 B’nai B’rith Commends Forceful State Defense Of Israel’s Connection To Its Holiest Site
12/02/2010 Resignation Of U.N. Leader Overseeing Goldstone Implementation
12/01/2010 Anti-Israel Rhetoric Dominates U.N.-Sponsored Day Of Solidarity With The Palestinian People
11/24/2010 B’nai B’rith Hopes START Treaty Will Curb Iranian Nuclear Threat
11/19/2010 B’nai B’rith Commemorates 72nd Anniversary of Kristallnacht Throughout Latin America
11/19/2010 B’nai B’rith Commends U.N. Panel For Vote Criticizing Iran’s Deadly Human Rights Record
11/18/2010 B’nai B’rith Urges Clemency for Jonathan Pollard: Sentencing Disparity At Heart of Request
11/18/2010 B’nai B’rith Sponsored Facility Wins Prestigious Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Award
11/17/2010 B’nai B’rith Applauds Election of Key Partner as President of Catholic Bishops Conference
11/16/2010 Israel’s U.N. Ambassador Says Israel Is “Uniquely Positioned To Join Forces With The U.N.”
11/15/2010 Renowned Economist Tells B’nai B’rith Health Care Cost, Not Social Security, Is What Ails The Economy
11/15/2010 Government’s Top Anti-Semitism Watchdog Says Holocaust Denial Has Become Rampant in Parts of the World
11/14/2010 Stuart Rothenberg Delivers Election Recap At Annual Policy Conference
11/11/2010 B’nai B’rith Strongly Opposes Cuts To Medicare And Social Security Proposed By Deficit Commission Leaders
11/10/2010 B’nai B’rith Praises UNESCO Director-General for Withdrawing Sponsorship of World Philosophy Day in Iran
11/10/2010 Administration Comments On Settlements Distracts From Peace Process
11/08/2010 B’nai B’rith Condemns Recent Attacks Against Worshippers
11/06/2010 B’nai B’rith/IsraAid Teams In The Midst Of Hurricane In Haiti, Aid in Evacuation Effort
11/02/2010 B’nai B’rith Stands with Chicago Jewish Community as Terror Investigation Continues
11/02/2010 B’nai B’rith Interviewed in NY Times on Controversial Academy Award Recipient
10/29/2010 B’nai B’rith Rejects UNESCO Resolutions Against Israel as Unjust and Politicizing
10/27/2010 B’nai B’rith Condemns Israel Boycott Efforts by Desmond Tutu
10/27/2010 B’nai B’rith Mourns Passing of Former Argentine President Néstor Kirchner
10/25/2010 At Synod Of Middle Eastern Bishops, B’nai B’rith Troubled By Disconnect From Vatican Teachings On Jews And Israel
10/21/2010 Executive Vice President Mariaschin Urges Strong Stance Against Global Anti-Semitism During Discussion with BBUK in London
10/21/2010 ‘Religious Liberty’ Statue Finds New Home on Independence Mall
10/15/2010 Judge’s Ruling Allowing Health Care Reform Challenge to Move Ahead Deeply Disappointing
10/13/2010 B’nai B’rith Senior Housing Conference in Tucson, Ariz. State Sen. Paula Aboud, and Head of Pima Council on Aging Will Attend
10/12/2010 B’nai B’rith International Offers Perspectives to Vatican Meeting on Catholic Life in the Middle East
10/05/2010 B’nai B’rith Decries Mosque Burning in West Bank
09/29/2010 B’nai B’rith Writes To Royal Dutch Shell To Express Deep Disappointment In Company’s Resumption Of Business Ties With Iran
09/29/2010 B’nai B’rith Sees UNHRC as Impervious to Peace Process, Israeli Right to Self-Defense in Light of Two Prejudicial Reports
09/29/2010 B’nai B’rith Meets with U.N. Member Representatives
09/24/2010 B’nai B’rith International Commends U.N. Member States That Protested Hateful Ahmadinejad Speech
09/15/2010 B’nai B’rith Urges U.N. Member States to “Isolate” Ahmadinejad at General Assembly; Forwards Holocaust-Denial Cartoons to U.N. Missions
09/03/2010 B’nai B’rith Welcomes Launch of Direct Peace Talks, With Reservations
09/01/2010 B’nai B’rith Commends Latter-Day Saints For Safeguards On “Proxy Baptisms” Of Holocaust Victims
08/31/2010 B’nai B’rith Condemns Horrific Terror Attack in West Bank
08/30/2010 B’nai B’rith International Supports Right to Build Community Center Near Ground Zero
08/27/2010 B’nai B’rith Decries Head of Finnish Branch of Amnesty International Statement That Israel is a ‘Scum State’
08/26/2010 Vandalism of California Mosque Unacceptable
08/24/2010 B’nai B’rith Deeply Concerned About Federal Funding Block to Stem Cell Research
08/23/2010 Anti-Semitism and Political Trends in Latin America on the Agenda as B’nai B’rith Leaders Meet in Brazil
08/20/2010 B’nai B’rith Welcomes Resumption of Direct Peace Talks
08/20/2010 B’nai B’rith International Strongly Objects to National Bank of Romania Honoring Vicious Anti-Semite: B’nai B’rith Leader Signs Letter of Protest
08/10/2010 B’nai B’rith Urges U.N. to Discontinue Overlapping Inquiry into Gaza Flotilla Incident
08/09/2010 B’nai B’rith Teams with AEPi for New Orleans Service Project
08/05/2010 B’nai B’rith Congratulates Elena Kagan On Her Senate Confirmation To Supreme Court
08/04/2010 Iran’s Rejection Of Asylum For Woman Sentenced To Death For Adultery Is Further Evidence Of The Brutal Nature Of The Tehran Regime
08/03/2010 New Orleans City Park To Get Makeover From 500 Jewish Fraternity Members
07/29/2010 B’nai B’rith Calls On Head Of U.N. Panel Overseeing Goldstone Report Implementation To Step Down
07/28/2010 B’nai B’rith International Deeply Troubled By British Prime Minister’s Comments On Gaza
07/27/2010 B’nai B’rith Condemns Hateful Comments Made By Film Director Oliver Stone
07/26/2010 B’nai B’rith International And Koby Mandell Foundation Partner On Camp For Gush Katif Kids
07/21/2010 B’nai B’rith Recommends Further Compromise On Israel’s Proposed Conversion Bill
07/16/2010 B’nai B’rith Writes To Glenn Beck Over Offensive Comments About Jews
07/14/2010 Congress Should Support Measure Condemning Argentine Terror Attack
07/13/2010 B’nai B’rith International Takes Part On NPR’s “The Michael Eric Dyson Show”
07/06/2010 Obama And Netanyahu Have Encouraging Meeting At White House
07/02/2010 B’nai B’rith Leader Attends White House Signing Ceremony For Iran Sanctions Bill
07/01/2010 B’nai B’rith Welcomes New President Of Vatican Commission For Relations With Jews
06/29/2010 B’nai B’rith International Pays Tribute To Cardinal Walter Kasper Upon Retirement As Chief Vatican Liaison To The Jewish Community
06/28/2010 B’nai B’rith International Condemns Venezuelan President’s Anti-Israel Statement
06/24/2010 B’nai B’rith International Applauds Senate And House Passage Of Iran Sanctions Act
06/24/2010 B’nai B’rith International Urges Fair Presbyterian Approach To Middle East
06/23/2010 B’nai B’rith Calls For Release Of Israeli Soldier Gilad Shalit
06/17/2010 B’nai B’rith International Welcomes New U.S. Treasury And European Union Sanctions On Iran
06/16/2010 B’nai B’rith International Launches Command And Control Center In Israeli City Hard-Hit By Hezbollah Rockets
06/15/2010 Jewish Organizations Need To Support Israeli Government Policies According To B’nai B’rith Survey Of Israeli Attitudes Toward World Jewry
06/10/2010 Racist Statement Against Israel By Syrian U.N. Representative Must Be Immediately Condemned
06/10/2010 B’nai B’rith International Honors Colombian President With Its Highest Award
06/09/2010 B’nai B’rith International Applauds U.N. Security Council Vote On Iran Sanctions
06/09/2010 Anti-Israel Measure Fails At OAS
06/08/2010 B’nai B’rith International Leaders Make Presentations At OAS Meeting
06/08/2010 B’nai B’rith Congratulates Jared Genser For Winning Prestigious Bronfman Prize
06/07/2010 More on Helen Thomas: B’nai B’rith Still Hopes for Full Apology, Even After Retirement Announcement
06/07/2010 BBI Joins White House In Affordable Care Act Town Hall Meeting
06/04/2010 Helen Thomas Should Be Dismissed From Hearst For Outrageous Comments On Israel
06/03/2010 B’nai B’rith Decries Human Rights Council Vote Condemning Israel for Flotilla Incident
05/31/2010 B’nai B’rith Deeply Troubled By Intentional Provocation of Israel
05/26/2010 B’nai B’rith Urges U.S. Officials to Cut Ties with Malaysia’s Ibrahim
05/25/2010 High School Students Well-Schooled in Diversity
05/18/2010 United Nations General Assembly President’s Abhorrent Remarks on Holocaust Are Inexcusable
05/17/2010 B’nai B’rith Reaches Out to Public for Supreme Court Confirmation Questions
05/13/2010 Lula’s Meeting in Iran Will Give Undue Legitimacy to Ahmadinejad
05/11/2010 B’nai B’rith Statement on Nomination of Elena Kagan to U.S. Supreme Court
05/11/2010 B’nai B’rith International Greatly Disappointed by U.N. Vote to Seat Libya on Human Rights Council
05/10/2010 B’nai B’rith Congratulates Israel on Acceptance into Global Economic Forum
05/05/2010 B’nai B’rith International Celebrates Jewish American Heritage Month
04/30/2010 Iran Should Not Be Included at U.N. Nuclear Review Conference
04/28/2010 B’nai B’rith Pleased by Research Possibilities on Stem Cell Lines
04/27/2010 Arizona Immigration Law Goes Too Far
04/26/2010 Iran Withdraws Bid for Seat on U.N. Human Rights Council
04/22/2010 B’nai B’rith World Center Announces Winners of 2010 Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage
04/21/2010 Bernard Simon, Longtime B’nai B’rith Staffer, Dead at 89
04/21/2010 B’nai B’rith Mourns Loss of Civil Rights Pioneer Dorothy I. Height
04/20/2010 B’nai B’rith International Conducts Yom HaShoah Events Around the World
04/16/2010 B’nai Brith Commends Senate, House for Bipartisan Letters Advocating “Crippling Sanctions” On Iran
04/16/2010 British Ban on Israel Travel Ad is Outrageous Misuse of Ideological Agenda
04/12/2010 B’nai B’rith International Offers Deepest Sympathy to the People of Poland
04/02/2010 Passover Came to Jews in Need in the Form of Project H.O.P.E.
04/01/2010 B’nai B’rith International Condemns Racist Graffiti Found on Greek Orthodox Church
03/26/2010 B’nai B’rith Determined to Reform U.N. Human Rights Council After Unprecedented Anti-Israel Vote for Reparations, Monitors
03/25/2010 B’nai B’rith Defends Israel, Cites Iranian Violations at United Nations Human Rights Council
03/22/2010 B’nai B’rith Welcomes House Passage of Health Care Reform
03/18/2010 B’nai B’rith Draws Attention to Iran at UNHRC
03/18/2010 B’nai B’rith Delivers Remarks on Human Rights at UNHRC
03/15/2010 Talk Of U.S.-Israel Dispute Unhelpful
03/15/2010 European Parliament Endorsement of Biased Goldstone Report Chilling
03/12/2010 B’nai B’rith Welcomes Companies Severing Business Ties with Iran
03/08/2010 New OAS Report Finds anti-Semitism in Venezuela; B’nai B’rith Submits Testimony
03/05/2010 B’nai B’rith International Urges U.N. to Implement Comprehensive New Sanctions Against Iran
03/03/2010 B’nai B’rith International Provides Disaster Relief in Chile
02/26/2010 B’nai B’rith Defends Israel’s Inclusion Of Key Biblical Holy Sites On National Heritage List
02/25/2010 B’nai B’rith Urges U.N. General Assembly To Reject Further Action On Discredited Goldstone Report
02/23/2010 B’nai B’rith International Hopeful President and Lawmakers Will Find Agreement On Bi-Partisan Health Care Reform Legislation
02/22/2010 B’nai B’rith: E.U. leaders’ call for recognition of Palestinian state before negotiations outrageous and unacceptable
02/18/2010 In Letter to University of California, Irvine Chancellor, B’nai B’rith Expresses Concern for Anti-Semitic Trends at School
02/16/2010 B’nai B’rith International Deplores Iran’s Falsification of its Human Rights Record
02/05/2010 B’nai B’rith International Appeals to White House for Changes to Faith-Based Initiative Program
02/02/2010 B’nai B’rith Commends President for Solid Commitment to Foreign Affairs in 2011 Budget
02/01/2010 Cuts to Vital Housing Program for Low-Income Seniors Could Be Devastating
01/29/2010 B’nai B’rith International Welcomes Senate Vote on Iran Sanctions
01/28/2010 Religious Leaders Convene for Panel on Interreligious Reactions to Holocaust
01/28/2010 Key B’nai B’rith Agenda Items Addressed in President’s State of the Union
01/27/2010 B’nai B’rith Salutes Israel’s Inclusion in Democratic Bloc at U.N. in Geneva
01/25/2010 B’nai B’rith Urges President to Include Budget Funds to Help Restore Auschwitz Memorial
01/22/2010 After Jewish Religious Item Prompts Flight Scare, B’nai B’rith Urges Enhanced Training of Air Personnel
01/19/2010 Pope Benedict’s Rome Synagogue Visit Shows Continued Goodwill, But Difficult Issues Are Unresolved
01/13/2010 B’nai B’rith International Provides Disaster Relief in Haiti
01/11/2010 B’nai B’rith International Shares Sympathy with Arson Target in Greece
01/08/2010 B’nai B’rith Urges More Active U.S. Role in Darfur
01/06/2010 B’nai B’rith Endorses Creation of National Hebrew Day in Israel