(Fort Worth., May 26, 2020)--The Isadore Garsek Lodge of B'nai B'rith brought a homemade Italian meal, including beef jerky, to Fort Worth firefighters on May 24, along with 30 reusable facemasks. About 25 B'nai B'rith volunteers were joined by Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Mayor Pro Tem Jungas Jordan at Fire Station #26.
Price expressed her appreciation for the first responders' efforts during this pandemic and commended the Garsek Lodge. "Whenever I need to get something done in the community, I can always count on B'nai B'rith," the mayor told the gathering.
Alex Nason, president of the lodge and Texarkoma Region president, said the lodge's Italian menu was most welcome and enough was prepared to take care of all three shifts at the station.
"You go about protecting our community in so many ways," Nason said. "You are again on the front line, helping and giving comfort to the people who are calling for your help. Your station is also the first to respond to the Mollie and Max Barnett B'nai B'rith senior housing development, and we are very grateful for the help you provide for the residents."
Among the B'nai B'rith participants were Dan Sturman, Ben Herman, Dr. Barry Schneider, Foster Owen, Marvin Beleck, Ebby Lavy, Robert Chicotsky, Rich Hollander, Joe Mintz, Dr. Evgeny Ostrinsky and Michael Kuptsin. Entire B’nai B’rith families pitched in.
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