March 20, 2017
March 16, 2017
March 15, 2017
- B’nai B’rith International has issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith deplores a new United Nations committee report that accuses Israel of practicing apartheid. According to the Jerusalem Post the report states, “Israel has established an apartheid regime that dominates the Palestinian people as a whole.”
The report was written for the United Nations Economic and Social...
March 10, 2017
- B’nai B’rith International marks the 25th anniversary of the bombing of the Israeli Embassy in Argentina. On March 17, 1992 a suicide bomber drove a truck into the embassy. The explosion killed 29 people and wounded more than 200.
Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke at a memorial service honoring the victims and their families. His remarks are below.
“The memory of those terrible days in...
March 9, 2017
[World Council of Churches] The World Council of Churches March 9 expressed grave concern about a new law passed March 8 by the Knesset which reportedly forbids granting entry visas to foreign nationals who call for economic, cultural or academic boycotts of either Israel or the Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories. The ‘Entry to Israel Act (Denial of Visa to Non-Residents Who Knowingly Call for a Boycott on Israel)’ apparently...
February 28, 2017
February 27, 2017
- Council, However, Displays Continued Recklessness by Featuring Terrorist Apologist Jean Ziegler
B’nai B’rith International welcomes the assertion today by U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres, at the opening of the body’s new Human Rights Council session, that “we must speak up for human rights in an impartial way without double standards.” However, the Council—whose singling out of Israel for...
February 23, 2017
[Diocese of Jerusalem] Anglican Archbishop of Jerusalem Suheil Dawani on Feb. 21 re-dedicated St. Saviour’s Church in the northern Israel town of Acre.
February 21, 2017
- Nikki Haley Speaks Out Against Anti-Israel Bias at the World Body
B’nai B’rith International commends United States Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley for further calling attention to the widespread, ongoing anti-Israel bias that is endemic at the United Nations.
Following the U.N. Security Council’s monthly consultation on Middle East issues last week, Haley said: “The Security Council is supposed to...