B’nai B’rith International will meet with dozens of world leaders during the course of the week, on the sidelines of the opening of the United Nations 71st General Assembly. B’nai B’rith President Gary P. Saltzman and Executive Vice President Daniel S. Mariaschin, along with other key B’nai B’rith leaders and staff, will discuss Iranian support for terrorism, the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and the rise in global anti-Semitism in these meetings.
A number of the meetings, coordinated by B’nai B’rith, will also include the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, Anti-Defamation League, the World Jewish Congress and NCSEJ.
The B’nai B’rith delegation is meeting with the President of Argentina Mauricio Macri, President of Poland Andrzej Duda, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and Foreign Minister of France Jean-Marc Ayrault, among many other world leaders throughout the week.
The B’nai B’rith delegation includes Peter Perlman, chairman of the executive; Sheila Mostyn senior vice president; Stephen Stern, member of the Executive Board of Directors; Michael Nachman, International Center for Human Rights and Public Policy board member; Larry Magid, International Center for Human Rights and Public Policy board member; Millie Magid, International Center for Human Rights and Public Policy board member; and Andy Borans, Board of Governors member and executive director of B’nai B’rith’s partner, the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity (AEPi). In addition, student participants from AEPi include: Charlie Cohen, Bradley University; Ari Goldstein, Georgetown University; Noah Mikell, University of Minnesota; Ryan Baill, Georgia State University; Josh Friedland, University of Washington; and AEPi staff members David Marias and Jason Selby. B’nai B’rith International Director of U.N. and Intercommunal Affairs David Michaels and Program Officer for U.N. Affairs Oren Drori are coordinating the meetings.