Press Releases

25 Jun
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B’nai B’rith Europe condemns antisemitic speech on Flemish TV channel

On the 17th of May, VRT channel’s political show “De Afspraak”, journalist Phara de Aguirre insisted bringing Foreign Affairs Minister Sophie Wilmès’s Jewish roots into the Israel-Palestine conflict discussion. The journalist conflated Jews and Israelis and made that insidious suggestion that Jews hold double ...

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25 Jun
0

B’nai B’rith Europe Stands with Sarah Halimi

The decision of the French Court of Cassation concerning the murderer of Sarah Halimi z”l was a revolting, offensive and unworthy decision. On the 14th of April, the French Supreme Court judges, citing “a delirious breath”, decided that this murderer should be ...

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25 Jun
0

B’nai B’rith Europe starts Petition on ICC

B’nai B’rith Europe’s Lodge of Tolerancia, headed by Peter Werner, in May 2021, started a petition to the ICC, with the aim of in stopping such misjudged accusations against Israel. This initiative was done together with a good partner of the Lodge, with a branch in ...

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16 Jul
0

B’nai B’rith Europe Report on the situation of European Jewish communities during COVID-19 times

The times we have lived for the past few months were quite peculiar and overwhelming. We have been constrained to live our lives confined and away from our friends and sometimes even our families. No matter the difficulties the European ...

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13 Jul
0

B’nai B’rith Statement on Unrest in the Wake of the George Floyd Killing – 2020

“When a person of color cannot go out jogging for fear his life will end and cannot have a police encounter that does not result in his death and cannot even go bird watching without being harassed, we are at ...

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01 Apr
0

B’nai B’rith Europe is appalled by the open display of antisemitism at the carnival parade in the town of Aalst, Belgium – 2019

B’nai B’rith Europe is appalled by the depiction of orthodox Jews standing on sacks of money at the occasion of the annual carnival in the town of Aalst, Belgium.

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15 Jun
0

B’nai B’rith Europe is outraged by the bill approved Friday, January 27 by the Polish Parliament prohibiting any expression suggesting a link between Poland and the crimes Nazis made on his territory – 2018

The Polish Parliament chose on Friday, January 27 2018, date of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day, to approve a law prohibiting any communication suggesting a link between Poland and the Nazis crime made on its territory during the Second World ...

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15 Jun
0

B’nai B’rith Europe President urges European governments to condemn Abbas’ shameful statements – 2018

Mahmoud Abbas gave a speech before the Palestinian National Council at a meeting in Ramallah on Monday the 30th of April 2018. He stated that the Shoah was a result of the “social function” of Jewish people, especially regarding financial ...

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01 Apr
0

Position of B’nai B’rith Europe Lodge Carmel from Bulgaria about decision of the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense to confer honors on Dianko Markov former member of the pro-fascist Union of Bulgarian National Legions – 2018

Sofia Lodge “Carmel” B’nai B’rith strongly objects to the decision of the Bulgarian Ministry of Defense to confer honors on Dianko Markov former member of the pro-fascist Union of Bulgarian National Legions. The officials at the ministry seem to have ...

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16 Jun
0

B’nai B’rith Europe strongly condemns the revisionist exhibition funded by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria – 2018

B’nai B’rith Bulgaria, member of B’nai B’rith Europe is seriously concerned about the fact that the exhibition “The Country of the Rescued Jews” continues to tour in different cities and towns in Bulgaria. This exhibition, funded by the Ministry of ...

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