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BBE President, Erika van Gelder visits BB Lodge Nahmanides in Barcelona!

BBE President, Erika van Gelder visits BB Lodge Nahmanides in Barcelona!

Although the lodge has only 20 members, the visibility and success achieved by the BB lodge in Barcelona, is amazing.

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Congratulations to Erika van Gelder, President of B'nai B'rith Europe for Romanian Honor

Congratulations to Erika van Gelder, President of B'nai B'rith Europe for Romanian Honor

The Ambassador of Romania to the Hague, Irina Comaroschi, awarding our B'nai B'rith Europe President, Erika van Gelder with the National Order of Merit from Romania: as a rank of Officer! This is for her work done in Romania with the Bridges of Tolerance project and humanitarian aid overall for the last twenty years.

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Open Letter from Malmö Sweden Lodge to Swedish Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Archbishop

Open Letter from Malmö Sweden Lodge to Swedish Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Archbishop

To the Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Foreign Minister Margot Wallström and Archbishop Antje Jackelén.In regards to President Mahmoud Abbas's visit to Sweden on February 10th after the Swedish government's controversial recognition of the State of Palestine:

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B’nai B’rith Europe Mourns for Victims of Terrorist Attack in Denmark

B’nai B’rith Europe Mourns for Victims of Terrorist Attack in Denmark

Yesterday’s targeted shooting in central Copenhagen left one dead and two wounded in front of a synagogue.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Romania and President of B'nai B'rith Romania, have signed a protocol of collaboration for Bridges of Tolerance

Minister of Foreign Affairs Romania and President of B'nai B'rith Romania, have signed a protocol of collaboration for Bridges of Tolerance

Bogdan Aurescu, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Romania (Right) and Jose Iacobescu, the President of B'nai B'rith Forum Moses Rosen, Bucharest, Romania, (Left) have signed a protocol of collaboration for the project Bridges of Tolerance.

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B'nai B'rith's Mariaschin Named To Algemeiner's Top 100 Jewish List

B'nai B'rith's Mariaschin Named To Algemeiner's Top 100 Jewish List

B'nai B'rith International is thrilled to announce that Executive Vice President Daniel S. Mariaschin's inclusion in The Algemeiner Jewish 100 List for 2014.

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New Italian President Remembers Young Jewish Victim of Rome Terrorism

New Italian President Remembers Young Jewish Victim of Rome Terrorism

Italy's Parliament has elected the constitutional court judge, Sergio Mattarella, as the Country's President on last Saturday. Italy's President is largely a ceremonial role, but includes the power to appoint the Prime Minister.

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Opening Ceremony of the exhibition “Holocaust in Europe”  at the European Commission, Brussels

Opening Ceremony of the exhibition “Holocaust in Europe” at the European Commission, Brussels

B'nai B'rith Europe president, Erika van Gelder, attended the opening ceremony of the exhibition "Holocaust in Europe", held by the European Commission on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Speaking on Salonica’s Sacred Ground

Speaking on Salonica’s Sacred Ground

In addition to the creation of the monument to the Jewish cemetery (which has already been desecrated), the Aristotle University and the Jewish Community of Salonica are seeking…

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BBE President, Erika van Gelder visits BB Lodge Nahmanides in Barcelona!

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Visit to BB Lodge Nahmanides, Barcelona 18-19 February, 2015


Dr. Simon Emergui, the President of the Lodge Nahmanides, Barcelona, invited me to participate in two important events that the Lodge has been organizing for some time. Although the lodge has only 20 members, the visibility and success achieved by the BB lodge in Barcelona, is amazing.

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Congratulations to Erika van Gelder, President of B'nai B'rith Europe for Romanian Honor

DSC 1398Erika van Gelder (L) with Irina Comaroschi (R) at the Romanian Embassy.


The Ambassador of Romania to the Hague, Irina Comaroschi, awarding our B'nai B'rith Europe President, Erika van Gelder with the National Order of Merit from Romania: as a rank of Officer! This is for her work done in Romania with the Bridges of Tolerance project and humanitarian aid overall for the last twenty years.

Congratulations!

Read more about Bridges of Tolerance here: http://www.bnaibritheurope.org/bbeurope/news/news-of-bnai-brith/270-bridges-of-tolerance

Open Letter from Malmö Sweden Lodge to Swedish Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Archbishop

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B'nai B'rith Malmö Sweden

2015-02-08

Open Letter

To the Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Foreign Minister Margot Wallström and Archbishop Antje Jackelén,

In regards to President Mahmoud Abbas's visit to Sweden on February 10th after the Swedish government's controversial recognition of the State of Palestine.

Despite the Swedish government's stated goal of assistance is poverty reduction, the Swedish government decided last fall to extend assistance to the West Bank and Gaza to 700 million per year.

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B’nai B’rith Europe Mourns for Victims of Terrorist Attack in Denmark

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From our B'nai B'rith Lodge Malmo Sweden some choice words:

"One month after the terrorist attacks in Paris, it was time yesterday in Copenhagen.

In the Jewish community house next to the synagogue celebrated a young girl her Bat mitzvah (confirmation) with around 80 guests. One of the parishioners who had voluntarily signed up to serve as a guard that night, Dan Uzan. Early on Sunday, he and two police officers shot by a terrorist when they stood at the entrance.

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BB de Grenoble: Conférence de l'historien Tal Bruttman




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Le B'nai B'rith de Grenoble et L'association Consistoriale Juive de Grenoble RACHI vous invitent le 25 février 2015 à 20 H, 11, rue André Maginot à Grenoble à une conférence exceptionnelle par l'historien Tal Bruttmann.


Une séance de dédicace est prévue à l'issue de cette conférence exceptionnelle à l'occasion de la parution le 15 janvier dernier de son ouvrage "Auschwhitz".

Tal Bruttmann est historien, ses travaux portent sur les politiques antisémites en France pendant la guerre, ainsi que sur la « solution finale ».

Auteur notamment de La Logique des bourreaux (Hachette Littératures, 2003), Au bureau des Affaires juives. L’administration française et l’application de la législation antisémite, 1940-1944 (La Découverte, 2006), Aryanisation économique et spoliation en Isère, ((Presses universitaires de Grenoble, 2010) (PUG, 2010), Prix du B'nai B'rith France en 2010.

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