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NEWS - Lodges and B'nai B'rith updates

On the 17th of October during its traditional Souccoth dinner at Hekhal Haness, the Henry Dunant Lodge, under the Presidency of Hilda Cohen, tribute was paid to Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Righteous among the Nations, Portuguese Consul in Bordeaux, who saved 30,000 souls against the will of his government that he personally strongly paid for until the end of his life.


Report by Jose Iacobescu. 12th October 2011

... The commemoration of the Holocaust Day in Romania took place on 11th October 2011 at the Holocaust Memorial in the centre of Bucharest in the presence of numerous national and international notabilities.


Some 3, 000 friends of Israel and almost 200 organisations, supporters of Israel, came to the Congress Centre at the Frankfurt Fair on Sunday, 23rd October 2011 to demonstrate their solidarity with the State of Israel.


Dr. Andras Kain, President of the Raoul Wallenberg Lodge, warmly welcomed the members of the Joseph Kessel Lodge of Marseilles during their September visit to Berlin.


... Written by Jose Iacobescu, 19 September 2011.

... Mr. Teodor Baconschi, Romania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, informs a delegation of representatives of the country’s major Jewish organisations that Romania will abstain in the vote at the United Nations on the unilateral declaration of a Palestinian state.


Matathias Borbolis, President of the Philon Lodge in Athens, welcomed members of the Jewish Federation of North America together with other people during a visit to the Greek Holocaust Memorial on 12th September 2011.

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