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2014 Releases

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12/31/2014     B’nai B’rith Deplores PA Approach to International Criminal Court as Grave Undermining of Peace
12/30/2014     B’nai B’rith Commends Rejection of PA Resolution at U.N. Security Council
12/24/2014     B’nai B’rith Write Secretary Kerry, Urging Pledge to Veto U.S. Motions Imposing Terms on Israel
12/18/2014     B’nai B’rith Urges U.N. Missions to Support Yom Kippur Initiative
12/17/2014     B’nai B’rith Outraged by Hamas Removal from EU Terror List
12/17/2014     B’nai B’rith Relieved Over Release of Alan Gross from Cuba
12/15/2014     B’nai B’rith Writes Swiss Government, Dismayed by Geneva Conventions Meeting Targeting Israel
12/12/2014     B’nai B’rith Appalled Over Terror Attack on Israeli Embassy Near Athens
12/12/2014     B’nai B’rith World Center Opens Submissions for 2015 Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage
12/08/2014     B’nai B’rith Welcomes Compensation for Holocaust Survivors Deported from France
12/07/2014     B’nai B’rith Hosts Evening Spotlighting Jewish Refugees From Middle East
12/05/2014     B’nai B’rith Horrified Over Attack on Jewish Couple in France
12/02/2014     Israeli Hospitals Treating Syrian, Palestinian Patients: B’nai B’rith Magazine’s Latest Cover Story
11/26/2014     B’nai B’rith Commemorates 76th Anniversary of Kristallnacht Throughout Latin America
11/24/2014     B’nai B’rith International Statement on Extension of Nuclear Talks
11/20/2014     B’nai B’rith Statement On Immigration Reform
11/18/2014     Four Israelis Murdered In Yet Another Attack On Jews In Israel
11/14/2014     B’nai B’rith Applauds Introduction of SSA-Fix Bills to Stop Payments to Nazis
11/14/2014     B’nai B’rith Praises Canadian Supreme Court for Extradition of Suspect in 1980 Paris Synagogue Bombing
11/11/2014     B’nai B’rith Outraged by Continued Terror Attacks in Israel; Condemns Continued Silence by International Community
11/10/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Death Threat Against Conflict Kitchen
11/05/2014     B’nai B’rith World Center, JRJ Committee Conferred Jewish Rescuers Citation on Holocaust Rescuer
11/04/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Second Car Attack on Jerusalem Light-Rail Station in Recent Weeks
10/31/2014     B’nai B’rith Calls On Heinz Endowment To Disavow Grant To Restaurant Serving Anti-Israel Propaganda–Heinz Responds
10/29/2014     B’nai B’rith Hosts New Chair of European Parliament Delegation for Relations with Israel on First Visit to Jewish State
10/23/2014     Former-Nazis Receiving Social Security Payments through Legal Loophole; B’nai B’rith Advocates for Legislative Change
10/23/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Car Attack on Jerusalem Light-Rail Station
10/23/2014     B’nai B’rith Expresses Condolences In Letter To Canadian Prime Minister Harper Following Parliament Shooting
10/20/2014     B’nai B’rith Outraged Over Opera Glorifying Terrorists
10/15/2014     B’nai B’rith Calls on Web Retailers to Remove Hateful Paraphernalia 
10/15/2014     B’nai B’rith Decries Vandalism of West Bank Mosque by Extremists 
10/14/2014     B’nai B’rith Says British Parliament Call to Recognize Palestinian State is Misguided and Does Nothing to Aid Peace
10/13/2014      B’nai B’rith Condemns U.N. Secretary-General for Ignoring Violent Extremism as”Root Cause” of Palestinian-Israeli Hostilities
10/08/2014     B’nai B’rith Provides Funds to Combat Ebola
10/06/2014     B’nai B’rith World Center and JRJ Committee to Confer Jewish Rescuers Citation on Two Holocaust Rescuers from Hungary
10/06/2014     B’nai B’rith Strongly Condemns Swastikas Spray-Painted on AEPi Fraternity House
09/30/2014     B’nai B’rith Commends the IAEA for Rejecting Anti-Israel Resolution
09/29/2014     B’nai B’rith to Honor Brooklyn Nets and Brooklyn Nets CEO Brett Yormark with Distinguished Achievement Award
09/22/2014     B’nai B’rith Engages in Advocacy with World Leaders During Opening of New U.N. General Assembly Session
09/19/2014     B’nai B’rith Extremely Concerned with Anti-Semitic Attack in Bolivia, President’s Anti-Semitic Rhetoric
09/17/2014     B’nai B’rith Speaks Out at UNHRC Against Latest Commission of Inquiry Directed at Israel
09/12/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Ohio Student Senate President and Use of “Blood Bucket” to Protest Israel
09/11/2014     B’nai B’rith Disturbed by Anti-Israel Animosity at Christian Conference
09/10/2014     B’nai B’rith Commends Greek Legislature for Passage of New Anti-Discrimination Law
09/08/2014     B’nai B’rith Attends Colombian Signing of Conventions Against Discrimination at OAS HQ as Guests of Colombian Permanent Mission
09/03/2014     The Rise and Fall of Maidenform Detailed In B’nai B’rith Magazine
09/02/2014     B’nai B’rith International Policy Forum Hosted In Panama
08/12/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns American Studies Association’s One-Sided Criticism of Israel and U.S.
08/12/2014     B’nai B’rith Sees Bias Confirmed In Makeup Of ‘Commission Of Inquiry’ On Gaza
08/08/2014     B’nai B’rith Writes U.N. Human Rights Official to Demand Transparency on Casualty Numbers in Gaza
08/07/2014     Jimmy Carter and Mary Robinson Distort Reality of the Gaza Situation
08/05/2014     B’nai B’rith Demands Venezuelan President to Cease Anti-Israel Incitement
08/05/2014     B’nai B’rith Calls Out U.N. Secretary-General on Labeling Defensive Actions a”Crime”
08/01/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Hamas for Breaking Yet Another Cease-fire
07/30/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Special Release by MERCOSUR Castigating Israeli Conduct in Gaza Conflict
07/29/2014     B’nai B’rith Encouraged by Social Security Trustees Report, Calls on Congress to Take Routine Action on Disability Insurance
07/25/2014     B’nai B’rith Decries Call by Christian Denominations for Probe into U.S. Aid to Israel
07/23/2014     B’nai B’rith Deplores New Discriminatory Probe to Target Israel and Reward Terrorists
07/23/2014     B’nai B’rith Dismayed by U.N. Secretary-General Calling Israel’s Operations Against Hamas”Atrocious,” Call for Action on UNRWA School Rockets
07/18/2014     B’nai B’rith Outraged by U.N. Agency’s Reported Failure to Prevent Return to Terrorists of Rockets Discovered in a Gaza School
07/18/2014     B’nai B’rith Responds to Catholic Bishop Accusing Israel, Not Hamas, of “Indiscriminate” Attacks
07/18/2014     Palestinian Terrorists’ Rockets Discovered in U.N. School in Gaza; International Community Must Respond
07/17/2014      B’nai B’rith Steadfast In Support For Israel As Ground Incursion Of Gaza Begins
07/17/2014     20 Years After the AMIA Bombing, Still No Justice in Sight
07/14/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns U.N. High Commissioner’s Comments Questioning Legality of Israel’s Campaign Against Hamas
07/14/2014     B’nai B’rith Outraged by Attack on Jews in Paris
07/11/2014     B’nai B’rith Congratulates Julian Castro on His Confirmation as Housing and Urban Development Secretary
07/09/2014     B’nai B’rith Opens Israel Emergency Fund Following Renewed Hamas Rocket Attacks
07/08/2014        B’nai B’rith Stands with Israel in the Face of Hamas Rocket Attacks
07/06/2014        B’nai B’rith Statement on Murder of Palestinian Teen
07/01/2014     Manhattan High School Student Wins N.Y. Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge
06/30/2014     B’nai B’rith International Horrified by Murder of Kidnapped Israeli Teens
06/29/2014     B’nai B’rith World Center Honors Winners of 2014 Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage
06/25/2014     B’nai B’rith Leaders, in Marathon Meetings with U.N. Ambassadors, Demand Action on Palestinian Hostage-Taking, Other Threats
06/23/2014     B’nai B’rith International Addresses UNHRC, Condemns Fatah-Hamas Pact and Demands: “Bring Home Our Boys”
06/21/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Divestment Vote
06/19/2014     B’nai B’rith Commends German Government for Pursuit of Nazi Death Camp Guard
06/17/2014     B’nai B’rith and IsraAID Launch Training Mission in Bulgaria in Support of Syrian Refugees
06/17/2014     B’nai B’rith Dismayed by Metropolitan Opera Choice to Run Opera Sympathetic to Terrorists
06/17/2014     B’nai B’rith Magazine Shines a Light on Unpaid Restitution
06/16/2014     B’nai B’rith International Condemns Kidnapping of Israeli Teens; Palestinian Authority Should Be Held Responsible
06/10/2014     Leader of American Hospital Association Earns B’nai B’rith International’s National Healthcare Award
06/10/2014     B’nai B’rith Congratulates Newly Elected Israeli President Rivlin, Former Knesset Speaker
06/03/2014     B’nai B’rith International Commends Rolling Stones, Other Performers, For Ignoring Boycott Israel Calls
06/03/2014     Fatah-Hamas-Backed Government Inimical to the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process
06/02/2014     Marlton High School Student Wins Southern New Jersey Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge
05/29/2014     Lessons From a Cake: Montgomery County Students Win Writing Contest
05/29/2014     Wilmington High School Student Wins Delmarva Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge
05/28/2014     B’nai B’rith Alarmed Following Success of Right-Wing Parties in European Elections
05/24/2014        B’nai B’rith Strongly Condemns Shooting at Jewish Museum of Belgium
05/19/2014     Rapper Macklemore’s Costume At A Recent Performance Plays On Offensive Jewish Stereotypes
05/19/2014     Israeli President Shimon Peres Receives B’nai B’rith Europe Lifetime Achievement Award Of Merit
05/16/2014     B’nai B’rith Welcomes Argentine Court’s Striking Down of Iran-Argentina “Truth Commission” on AMIA Bombing
05/14/2014     B’nai B’rith Writes Turkish Ambassador Expressing Condolences Following Mine Disaster
05/08/2014     B’nai B’rith Deeply Concerned by UNHRC’s Choice to Fill Anti-Israel Post
05/06/2014     B’nai B’rith Deeply Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Sectarian Prayer During Legislative Meetings
05/06/2014       Western Digital CEO to Receive B’nai B’rith International Distinguished Achievement Award
05/06/2014     Comparison of Obamacare to Nazi Germany by Tennessee Lawmaker is Contemptible 
05/02/2014     B’nai B’rith World Center Announces Winners of 2014 Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage
04/30/2014     B’nai B’rith Commemorates Yom Hashoah with 25th “Unto Every Person There is a Name” Program
04/29/2014     B’nai B’rith Applauds NBA Commissioner for Acting Swiftly Following Clippers Owner’s Racist Remarks 
04/29/2014     B’nai B’rith Opens Disaster Relief Fund to Aid Victims of Tornadoes in the Southern and Midwestern United States
04/28/2014     B’nai B’rith Deeply Disappointed by Secretary Kerry’s Use of”Apartheid” When Discussing Israel’s Future
04/28/2014     B’nai B’rith Denounces Reprehensible Comments Made by L.A. Clippers Owner Donald Sterling
04/24/2014     B’nai B’rith Denounces Fatah-Hamas Deal as Destructive to Peace Process
04/24/2014     B’nai B’rith World Center and KKL-JNF to Hold Holocaust Day Ceremony Recognizing Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
04/18/2014     B’nai B’rith Decries Rote Anti-Israel Motions Approved by UNESCO Executive Board
04/18/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Troubling Semitic Fliers Distributed in Ukraine
04/18/2014        B’nai B’rith Aids Refugees from Syria Seeking Safety in Bulgaria
04/14/2014     B’nai B’rith Delivers Passover with Project H.O.P.E.
04/14/2014     Updated: B’nai B’rith Extends Condolences After Deadly Shooting at Kansas City Area JCC and Assisted Living Center
04/13/2014     B’nai B’rith Extends Condolences After Deadly Shooting at Kansas City Area JCC and Assisted Living Center
04/04/2014     B’nai B’rith Disappointed with Proposed Federal Budget; Continues to Pursue Bad Policies for Seniors 
04/03/2014     B’nai B’rith Outraged Over Palestinian Applications to Join U.N. Conventions
04/01/2014     B’nai B’rith Sends Letter To Czech Republic Prime Minister
04/01/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Five Anti-Israel UNHRC Resolutions, and European Complicity 
03/31/2014     B’nai B’rith Welcomes Decision By Clothing Store H& M To Remove Anti-Semitic Shirt
03/28/2014     B’nai B’rith Decries Reported Nomination of Goldstone Report Coauthor As Special Rapporteur On Palestinians
03/27/2014     Arab League Refusal to Recognize Israel as a Jewish State Creates Additional Obstacles to Middle East Peace
03/26/2014     B’nai B’rith Magazine Sees a Silver Lining in a Troubling Pew Report
03/25/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Iranian Leader for Holocaust Denial Comments
03/21/2014     B’nai B’rith Writes to CBS Chairman and CEO About Anti-Semitic Remarks on “The Good Wife”
03/21/2014     B’nai B’rith Speaks to Housing Residents on Senior Advocacy, Attends Congressional Briefing on Aging in Place
03/20/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Anti-Israel Divestment Vote by Student Government of Loyola University Chicago
03/20/2014     B’nai B’rith Participates in Israeli Embassy Bombing Remembrance Ceremony 
03/17/2014     B’nai B’rith, IsraAid Launch Relief Mission to Assist Syrian Refugees in Bulgaria
03/17/2014     B’nai B’rith Remembers 22nd Anniversary of Buenos Aires  Israeli Embassy Bombing 
03/13/2014        B’nai B’rith Leadership Delegation Visits UNHRC, Addresses Council’s Singular Mistreatment of Israel
03/06/2014     B’nai B’rith Calls for Release of Ailing Jonathan Pollard on Humanitarian Grounds
03/04/2014        B’nai B’rith: President’s Budget Mixed Picture on Protecting Programs Vital to Seniors
03/03/2014     B’nai B’rith Urges Global Nuclear Watchdog to Disclose All Details of Iran’s Nuclear Program
02/27/2014        B’nai B’rith Criticizes Amnesty Report Accusing Israel of War Crimes
02/25/2014     B’nai B’rith on Radio Jai (Spanish)
02/25/2014     B’nai B’rith Op-Ed (the Algemeiner): The EU and Israel  
02/20/2014     B’nai B’rith Congratulates Israel’s U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor
02/19/2014        B’nai B’rith Urges Hungary to Cancel Plans for New Holocaust Memorial
02/19/2014     B’nai B’rith Commends Peruvian President on Successful Visit to Israel
02/14/2014        B’nai B’rith is Appaled by Danish Ban on Religious Animal Slaughter
02/07/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Presbyterian Church (USA) for Publication of Anti-Jewish”Educational” Guide on Israel
02/04/2014     B’nai B’rith Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day throughout Latin America
01/31/2014     B’nai B’rith Commends Scarlett Johansson for Principled Position Against BDS Movement
01/30/2014     Pepco Holdings and B’nai B’rith Launch Diverse Minds Youth Writing Challenge
01/28/2014        B’nai B’rith Welcomes President’s Attention to Some of our Top Priorities
01/28/2014     Leader of American Hospital Association Earns National Healthcare Award
01/28/2014     On Holocaust Remembrance Day, B’nai B’rith Hosts United Nations Event on Extraordinary Rescue of Jews in Albania
01/27/2014     B’nai B’rith Condemns Harper’s Magazine for Nazi Imagery on February Cover
01/24/2014     B’nai B’rith Commends the Knesset for Holding Legislative Session at Auschwitz
01/23/2014     B’nai B’rith Pleased With Newly Signed Budget
01/21/2014     B’nai B’rith Praises Canadian Prime Minister for Historic Speech Before the Knesset
01/17/2014     B’nai B’rith Dismayed By UNESCO “Postponement” Of Exhibit Showing Jewish Ties To Land Of Israel
01/17/2014     B’nai B’rith Concludes Historic Three Country Mission
01/15/2014     B’nai B’rith Welcomes MLA Rejection of Academic Boycott Against Israel; Urges Executive Council to Defeat Additional Anti-Israel Resolution
01/11/2014        B’nai B’rith International Mourns Ariel Sharon
01/06/2014     B’nai B’rith Joins Delegation on Historic Three-Country Visit 
01/02/2014        B’nai B’rith Condemns the Modern Language Association for anti-Israel Discussion Planned for Annual Conference