Press Releases

25 Jun
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B’nai B’rith Europe condemns antisemitic speech on Flemish TV channel – 2021

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
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B’nai B’rith Europe Stands with Sarah Halimi – 2021

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
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B’nai B’rith Europe starts Petition on ICC – 2021

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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24 Mar
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B’nai B’rith Europe condemning the organizing Aalst Festival and Campo de Criptana Carnival – 2020

Aalst Festival of Belgium took place again this year, on the 24th of February and a day before, on the 23rd of February, a Carnival took place in a small Spanish town called Campo de Criptana. In both events, Judaism was depicted ...

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24 Mar
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B’nai B’rith Europe condemning anti-Jewish teacher training course in Valencia, Spain – 2020

A decision of the Regional Government of Valencia to sponsor a teacher training course entitled “Solidarity and Human Rights: Judeophobia, Islamophobia, Palestina-Israel” needed condemnation,, as it was actually organized by the local branch of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, ...

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24 Mar
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B’nai B’rith condemning antisemitic slurs during an anti-racist protect in Paris, France – 2020

On the 13th of June, during an anti-racist demonstration in Paris – Place de la République, slurs such as “Dirty Jews”, as well as anti-Israel slogans were uttered. President Serge Dahan sent a letter to the French Ambassador to the EU regarding ...

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24 Mar
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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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24 Mar
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B’nai B’rith Europe shows gratitude towards the Ambassador of Denmark to the EU, Jonas Bering Liisberg – 2020

President Serge Dahan sent a letter to the Ambassador of Denmark to the EU – Jonas Bering Liisberg, expressing his gratitude towards the Danish government, for the decision made of not moving forward with the banning of this ritual of Brit Mila. Read the ...

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24 Mar
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B’nai B’rith Europe shows gratitude towards the Ambassador of the UAE to the Kingdom of Belgium, Abdulrahman S. Alahmed – 2020

President Serge Dahan sent a letter to the Ambassador of the UAE to the Kingdom of Belgium – Abdulrahman S. Alahmed, expressing his gratitude towards the UAE government, for the decision made of opening the airspace to Israeli flights. Read the letter here

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24 Mar
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B’nai B’rith Europe shows gratitude towards the Ambassador of Honduras to the Kingdom of Belgium, Roberto Ochoa Madrid – 2020

President Serge Dahan sent a letter to the Ambassador of Honduras to the Kingdom of Belgium –  Roberto Ochoa Madrid, expressing his gratitude towards the Hondurian government for the decision made of moving their embassy to Jerusalem. Read the letter here

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