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2011 Releases

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12/27/2011 B’nai B’rith Strongly Condemns Christmas Day Bombings in Nigeria
12/23/2011 Targeted Anti-Israel Condemnation at U.N. Security Council Counter-Productive to Peace Process
12/22/2011 Cut-Off of UNESCO Funding to Palestinian Magazine Welcome; B’nai B’rith Praises U.S. Mission’s Response
12/22/2011 Next Phase of B’nai B’rith Israel Emergency Fund Project Implemented in Northern Israel
12/21/2011 B’nai B’rith Condemns Mercosur-Palestinian Free Trade Agreement as a Misguided Step
12/20/2011 Festive Menorah Lighting Ceremony, “Light from Jerusalem,” Took Place at Historic Hurva Synagogue in Jerusalem
12/19/2011 B’nai B’rith Concludes Diverse Minds Holiday Book Donation:  Portion of Gift Given In-Person on TODAY Show
12/19/2011 B’nai B’rith Mourns Loss of Vaclav Havel:  Received B’nai B’rith Presidential Gold Medallion Award for Human Rights Work
12/16/2011 B’nai B’rith: “The Bethlehem Call” Document Promotes Division, Not Peace
12/15/2011 B’nai B’rith International Welcomes Congressional Support of Sanctions Against Iran Central Bank
12/14/2011 B’nai B’rith Urges Bipartisan Support For Medicare And Medicaid Services Leader
12/06/2011 Just-Concluded B’nai B’rith Policy Conference, First in Latin America, Addressed Delegitimization of Israel, Iranian Threats, Global Anti-Semitism
12/05/2011 B’nai B’rith Welcomes U.N. Condemnation of Syrian Human Rights Abuses
12/02/2011 B’nai B’rith Director of Legislative Affairs Testifies at Hearing on Combating Anti-Semitism
12/01/2011 Moshe Yaalon, Hannah Rosenthal, Former Chilean President to Headline First-Ever B’nai B’rith International Policy Conference in Latin America
11/30/2011 Comic Book Chutzpah: B’nai B’rith Magazine Looks At The Jews Behind Superheroes
11/29/2011 U.N.-Sponsored Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People Promotes Anti-Israel Agenda, Not Progress Toward Peace
11/25/2011 B’nai B’rith Implores UNESCO to Revoke Syrian Membership in Rights Committee
11/22/2011 B’nai B’rith International Disappointed That Congressional Committee Could Not Reach Deal To Avoid Devastating Cuts To Programs For Neediest
11/21/2011 Congressional Budget Super Committee Intransigence Could Hurt Americans in Need
11/18/2011 B’nai B’rith Welcomes Bipartisan Action Urging Administration to Pursue Tougher Sanctions on Iran
11/15/2011 B’nai B’rith Offers Digital Safety and Security Resource during Holiday Season
11/10/2011 B’nai B’rith Saddened by Resignation of U.S. Ecumenical Leader Who Set Important Course in Christian-Jewish Ties
11/08/2011 U.N. Agency Confirmation Of Iran’s Nuclear Weapons Efforts Cause For Concern; B’nai B’rith Urges International Unity in Response to Report
11/04/2011 B’nai B’rith Praises U.N. Secretary-General for Stance Regarding Palestinian Action in World Body
11/02/2011 B’nai B’rith Decries Anti-Semitic, Vile Remarks On Venezuelan State Television
11/01/2011 U.S. Ambassador to Israel Delivers Keynote Address at Prestigious Diaspora Reportage Award Ceremony
10/31/2011 B’nai B’rith International Condemns UNESCO Admittance of Palestinians as Member State as Harmful to Peace Process
10/28/2011 B’nai B’rith Joins Coalition to Aid Turkey After Earthquake
10/18/2011 B’nai B’rith Inaugurates Fire Scouts Clubhouse in Haifa; Latest in the Post-Carmel Fire Disaster Relief Effort
10/18/2011 B’nai B’rith International Welcomes Long Overdue Release Of Gilad Shalit
10/12/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends Law Enforcement Agencies For Foiling Alleged Iranian Terror Plot On U.S. Soil
10/10/2011 B’nai B’rith Decries Massacre of Coptic Christian Protestors in Cairo
10/06/2011 B’nai B’rith Calls for Immediate Release of Iranian Christian Pastor
10/05/2011 B’nai B’rith Decries Misguided Palestinian Bid for UNESCO Membership
10/05/2011 ESPN Made Right Decision to Remove Hank Williams, Jr.’s Football Opening After Singer’s Offensive Use of Nazi Imagery
10/03/2011 B’nai B’rith Strongly Condemns Anti-Muslim Hate Crime
09/28/2011 B’nai B’rith International Applauds Canada’s Commitment to Israel
09/23/2011 At U.N. Netanyahu Renews Calls for Face-to-Face Negotiations, Stark Contrast Between Netanyahu and Abbas
09/22/2011 Iranian Delegate Revives Anti-Zionist Canards of U.N. Racism Conference Commemoration; Many Nations Sit Out 10th Anniversary Event
09/22/2011 On Eve of Fundamentally Flawed U.N. World Racism Conference, B’nai B’rith Assesses the Last Decade
09/22/2011 B’nai B’rith Praises International Parliamentarians For Signing Letter Of Opposition To A Palestinian Unilateral Declaration Of Statehood
09/21/2011 B’nai B’rith Welcomes Obama’s Call at U.N. for Negotiations Between Israelis and Palestinians in Lieu of a Resolution Calling for Statehood
09/20/2011 Current Head Of European Union, Poland, Withdraws From Commemoration Of Biased U.N. World Racism Conference
09/20/2011 B’nai B’rith Welcomes Presidential Deficit Reduction Package; Concerns remain about potential cuts to aging, social service programs
09/19/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends France and New Zealand for Refusing to Attend Commemoration of U.N. Racism Conference
09/19/2011 B’nai B’rith Offers Digital Safety and Security Resource as Students Return to School
09/16/2011 B’nai B’rith Praises the United Kingdom for Revoking Biased Law Against Visiting Israeli Officials
09/15/2011 B’nai B’rith Applauds United Kingdom For Decision Not To Attend Commemoration Of Biased U.N. World Racism Conference
09/12/2011 Rosalind Klein of Northridge, Calif., Elected B’nai B’rith International Senior Vice President
09/12/2011 B’nai B’rith Extols United States’ Decision To Veto Expected Palestinian Unilateral Declaration Of Statehood At The United Nations
09/06/2011 B’nai B’rith Applauds Germany’s Decision Not to Attend Commemoration of Biased World Racism Conference
09/02/2011 B’nai B’rith Welcomes Gaza Flotilla Report’s Vindication of Israel
09/01/2011 B’nai B’rith Lauds Austria for Refusing to Attend Commemoration of Biased World Racism Conference
08/29/2011 B’nai B’rith Opens Disaster Relief Fund to Aid Those Affected by Hurricane Irene
08/23/2011 B’nai B’rith Praises Australia for Refusing to Attend Commemoration of Biased World Conference Against Racism
08/22/2011 B’nai B’rith Denounces Lebanon for Preventing U.N. Security Council Condemnation of Terror Attacks in Israel
08/19/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends U.S. Call for Ouster of Syrian President Bashar Assad
08/18/2011 B’nai B’rith Condemns Terrorist Attacks Along Israel-Egypt Border
08/16/2011 AEPi Honors B’nai B’rith President; Holds Service Project To Help Storm Victims
08/11/2011 B’nai B’rith Supports Demonstration Organized By Uruguayan Jewish Community
08/09/2011 B’nai B’rith Mourns The Loss Of Former Red Cross Leader Bernadine Healy
08/08/2011 B’nai B’rith Supports Passage Of Resolution, Further U.N. Action Against Syria
08/02/2011 B’nai B’rith Latin America Leaders Meet With Vice Prime Minister Of Israel
08/01/2011 B’nai B’rith Relieved at Bipartisan Deal on Raising Debt Ceiling
07/28/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends U.S. For Reiterating Its Rejection Of Unilateral Declaration Of Palestinian Statehood
07/28/2011 B’nai B’rith Welcomes Judge’s Move In San Francisco Circumcision Ban Ballot Initiative
07/27/2011 B’nai B’rith Opens Disaster Relief Fund To Aid Famine Victims In East Africa
07/25/2011 B’nai B’rith Praises The Czech Republic, The Netherlands And Italy For Refusing To Attend Commemoration Of Biased World Conference Against Racism
07/25/2011 B’nai B’rith Concerned By Knesset Vote In Favor Of Boycott Law
07/22/2011 B’nai B’rith Condemns Terror Attacks In Norway
07/22/2011 Israeli Innovation On Display In Latest Issue Of B’nai B’rith Magazine
07/19/2011 B’nai B’rith Decries Malaysian Government-Backed Newspaper’s Claim Of Possible Jewish Interference In Domestic Affairs
07/14/2011 Remembering Bomb Attack On Argentina’s Jewish Community
07/13/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends European Parliament Members For Standing Together Against Recognition Of A Unilaterally Declared Palestinian State
07/12/2011 B’nai B’rith International Praises Canada And Romania For Refusing To Recognize A Unilaterally Declared Palestinian State
07/08/2011 B’nai B’rith International Commends South Sudan Upon Achieving Independence
07/08/2011 B’nai B’rith Praises Ukraine For Instituting Holocaust Remembrance Day, Honoring Victims Of Babi Yar
07/08/2011 After Posting Of Anti-Semitic Cartoon, B’nai B’rith Again Urges Dismissal Of U.N. Human Rights Council “Rapporteur”
07/07/2011 President’s Reported Willingness To Cut Social Security Benefits A Danger To Seniors
07/05/2011 B’nai B’rith Applauds King Mohammed VI Of Morocco On Passage Of Constitutional Measures Aimed At Promoting Tolerance And Democratic Reform
07/05/2011 B’nai B’rith Expresses Appreciation For Stance Of Greek Government Regarding Gaza Flotilla
07/01/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends The Netherlands For Refusing To Recognize A Unilaterally Declared Palestinian State
06/30/2011 Dutch Parliament Ban On Ritual Slaughter A Setback To Religious Freedom
06/29/2011 B’nai B’rith Urges Vatican To Take Action Against Anti-Semitic Priest For Offensive Remarks
06/29/2011 Durban III, Palestinian Statehood Discussed at Gathering of B’nai B’rith Leaders in Ecuador
06/29/2011 International Air Transport Association Responds To B’nai B’rith’s Request To Condemn Discrimination Against Travelers Based On Religion
06/24/2011 B’nai B’rith International Condemns One-Sided U.N. Meeting On Middle East Peace
06/22/2011 B’nai B’rith Calls For Removal of Anti-Israel App
06/21/2011 B’nai B’rith Notes Passage Of Lithuanian Jewish Communal Compensation Law
06/19/2011 Sixth Annual B’nai B’rith World Center Survey Of Contemporary Israel Opinion Toward Diaspora Jewry Finds: Israelis have strong, personal connection to Diaspora Jewry
06/15/2011 B’nai B’rith Aid Efforts Continue In Japan
06/15/2011 Diversity: The Write Stuff
06/14/2011 B’nai B’rith Deeply Troubled By Yale’s Decision To Close Anti-Semitism Institute
06/07/2011 B’nai B’rith International Leaders Attend OAS Meeting
06/02/2011 B’nai B’rith International Praises U.S. Decision Not To Attend Durban III
06/01/2011 B’nai B’rith Deeply Troubled by Bolivia’s Hosting of Iranian Official Accused of Planning the AMIA Bombing
06/01/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends Canadian Prime Minister For Stance On Israel’s Boundaries
06/01/2011 Memphis Teen Winner of Book Writing Contest Announced; Winning Entry Published; Scholarships Awarded
05/27/2011 B’nai B’rith Passes Resolution Calling On Chavez Government To Curtail Anti-Semitic Rhetoric
05/26/2011 B’nai B’rith Honors Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz For Her Work To Establish Jewish American Heritage Month
05/26/2011 B’nai B’rith International Speaks Out For Israel During U.N. Advocacy Mobilization
05/24/2011 B’nai B’rith Extends Disaster Relief Fund To Aid Victims Of Joplin, Mo., Tornado; Part of B’nai B’rith’s U.S. Flood and Tornado Relief Fund 2011
05/24/2011 B’nai B’rith International Backs Netanyahu’s Calls For Peace Through Negotiation
05/23/2011 B’nai B’rith International Appoints New Chairman of the Executive
05/23/2011 B’nai B’rith International Elects New President; Allan J. Jacobs, Long-time Leader, Now Assumes Top Position
05/19/2011 President Reiterates Support For Israel; B’nai B’rith Troubled by Public Call for Return to Pre-1967 Borders
05/12/2011 B’nai B’rith Leaders Meet With Pope Benedict XVI
05/11/2011 Syria Drops Bid For Seat On U.N. Human Rights Council
05/05/2011 B’nai B’rith World Center Implements First Stage of Mt. Carmel Fire Recovery Activities
05/02/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends American-Initiated U.N. Resolution Denouncing Syria For Deadly Force Against Its Own People
05/02/2011 B’nai B’rith Salutes U.S. Operation Against Osama bin Laden
04/29/2011 B’nai B’rith Opens Disaster Relief Fund To Aid Victims of Tornadoes And Flooding in United States
04/29/2011 B’nai B’rith World Center And Jewish National Fund To Hold Holocaust Day Ceremony Marking The Heroism Of Jewish Rescuers
04/28/2011 B’nai B’rith World Center Announces Winners of 2011 Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage
04/21/2011 B’nai B’rith Condemns Passover Arson Attack Against Corfu Synagogue
04/06/2011 Diverse Minds Participating School Receives Visit From B’nai B’rith Expert
04/06/2011 House-Proposed Budget Cuts Would Dismantle Medicare, Medicaid
04/04/2011 After Goldstone Revises Stance On Israel, B’nai B’rith Urges Retraction Of Defamatory U.N. Report: Israelis Are Owed “A Full And Formal Apology”
03/31/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends U.S. For Voting With Israel At The Human Rights Council
03/30/2011 B’nai B’rith International President Resigns
03/29/2011 Jewish Refugees from Arab Lands: B’nai B’rith Magazine Looks at the Fate of Those Who Left and Those Who Remain
03/25/2011 B’nai B’rith Expert Discussed Topic Of Israel-Latin America-Palestinian Relations
03/25/2011 Anti-Semitism And Recognition Of Palestinian Statehood Discussed At B’nai B’rith Leaders Seminar In Peru
03/24/2011 Human Rights Council Acts To Investigate Iran: B’nai B’rith International Commends This Important Step
03/24/2011 On Eve Of Vote On Anti-Israel Resolutions, B’nai B’rith Demands Human Rights Council Focus On Palestinian Terrorism
03/23/2011 B’nai B’rith International Condemns Terror Attack in Jerusalem
03/22/2011 B’nai B’rith Leaders Meet with Peruvian Foreign Minister
03/14/2011 U.N. Displays Anti-Israel Bias In Screening Palestinian Film: B’nai B’rith Appeals to General Assembly to Cancel Movie Screening
03/14/2011 B’nai B’rith Condemns Murder of West Bank Israeli Family
03/11/2011 As Libya Is Suspended But Failure To Reform Persists, B’nai B’rith Delegation Raises Key Issues At U.N. Human Rights Council
03/11/2011 B’nai B’rith Opens Disaster Relief Fund to Aid Japan
03/08/2011 B’nai B’rith Praises Plans For New UNESCO Holocaust Education Program
03/07/2011 B’nai B’rith Urges Congress to Approve Colombia Free Trade Agreement
03/04/2011 B’nai B’rith Leaders Meet With UNESCO Director-General In Paris; Consensus, Non-Politicized Approach Is Urged
03/03/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends Pope Benedict XVI’s Exoneration Of Jews In Death Of Jesus
03/01/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends House of Dior for Quick Action in Firing Designer Over Horrific Comments
02/28/2011 B’nai B’rith Supports U.N. Security Council Sanctions Against Libya
02/25/2011 B’nai B’rith Welcomes New Head of European Union Affairs
02/24/2011 Proposed Funding Cuts to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Could Impact Seniors
02/18/2011 B’nai B’rith Commends United States for Rejecting Biased U.N. Resolution – U.N. Settlement Resolution is Ploy to Avoid Direct Negotiations
02/15/2011 South Carolina Proposed Funding Cut for Holocaust Education Troubling
02/14/2011 Troubling Cuts Proposed in President’s Budget
02/14/2011 At Historic Juncture, B’nai B’rith Hopes Egypt Will Adhere To Camp David Accords
02/10/2011 B’nai B’rith Supports Jewish Disability Awareness Month
02/04/2011 Final Days of Mubarak Era And Turmoil in Egypt: Israeli Perspectives
02/01/2011 B’nai B’rith Urges U.N. To Reject Anti-Israel Settlement Resolution; U.S. Should Veto
01/25/2011 State Of The Union Calls Attention To Key B’nai B’rith Issues
01/25/2011 B’nai B’rith Outraged By U.N. Official’s Remarks, Calls For Dismissal
01/24/2011 B’nai B’rith Endorses Findings of Turkel Commission: Israel Acted Legally in Responding to Gaza Flotilla Incident
01/20/2011 Memphis Rep. Steve Cohen’s Nazi References on House Floor Unacceptable: Congressman Compares Republicans to Nazis During Health Care Debate
01/20/2011 Alabama Governor’s Comments Deeply Offensive – Apology is a Start
01/18/2011 Health Care Reform Law Vital for Millions – B’nai B’rith International Urges Congress to Keep Already-Passed Health Care Reform Measures
01/14/2011 Remembering 25 Years Of Israel-Spain Relations; B’nai B’rith Troubled by New Tensions
01/13/2011 B’nai B’rith Endorses President’s Call for Healing After Tucson Shooting
01/12/2011 B’nai B’rith Disturbed By Sarah Palin ‘Blood Libel’ Comment
01/12/2011 Diversity: The ‘Write Stuff’ in The Spirit of Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing Challenge Returns to Memphis
01/09/2011 B’nai B’rith International Horrified By Attack In Tucson, Ariz.
01/03/2011 B’nai B’rith Condemns Attack On Egyptian Coptic Christians