(Washington, D.C., July 11, 2019)--The B’nai B’rith Disaster and Emergency Relief Fund presented a $1,500 check to leaders in Germantown, Tennessee, which has experienced severe flooding this summer.
City Administrator Patrick Lawton, Germantown Mayor Mike Palazzolo, Vice Mayor and Alderman Mary Anne Gibson and Fire Chief John Selberg attended the check presentation. Harold (Hesch) Steinberg was there to represent the B’nai B’rith Disaster and Emergency Relief Fund.
Joel Turetzky and the leadership of B’nai B’rith’s Sam Schloss Lodge #35 in Tennessee raised the money that made this possible.
B’nai B’rith International has advocated for global Jewry and championed the cause of human rights since 1843. B’nai B’rith is recognized as a vital voice in promoting Jewish unity and continuity, a staunch defender of the State of Israel, a tireless advocate on behalf of senior citizens and a leader in disaster relief. With a presence around the world, we are the Global Voice of the Jewish Community. Visit www.bnaibrith.org