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The Bnai Brith Finances Russell by Fritz Springmeier

Be Wise As Serpents by Fritz SpringmeierAccording to Jewish leader Rabbi Meir Kahne of the Jewish Defense League the Jewish leaders such as Adler, Schiff, Marshall, Seligman, Loeb, and Warburg formed the B’nai B’rith and the ADL. 66 Actually, although these men were prominant in the B’nai B’rith, the origins of the B’nai B’rith also ties in with the Masonic Lodge. Twelve men on Oct. 13, 1843, in NYC began the Order of the B’nai B’rith.67 Most of them were Freemasons and Odd Fellows.68….The connections of the Order to Masonry are certain. One Mason exposed quite a bit when he wrote about the B’nai B’rith having a made a secret treaty with Masonry.73 Albert Pike and Armand Levi concluded this secret treaty. There are numerous cases of the leaders of the B’nai B’rith also being Freemasons. There are also numerous cases of leading members of the Order promoting socialism and communism. An example of this is that the Grand Master of the Order (of the B’nai B’rith) in Russia in 1917 was also a 32 degree Freemason and one of the leaders of the Socialist Revolution.74

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LOrdre indpendant du B’nai B’rith ( , de l’hbreu: Les fils de l’Alliance) est la plus vieille organisation juive toujours en activit dans le monde. Calque sur les organisations maonniques, elle a t fonde New York, le 13 octobre 1843, par douze personnes, dont Henry Jones et deux frres, juifs migrs d’Allemagne, qui avaient appartenu la Socit des Frres (Brder Bund) qui joua un certain rle dans l’laboration de la Premire Internationale (Association internationale des travailleurs). Ils voulaient fonder un systme d’entraide pour les juifs arrivants aux tats-Unis et devant faire face des conditions de vie difficiles.

La premire action concrte, fut la cration d’une police d’assurance attribu aux membres (la mortalit des hommes au travail tant importante cette poque). Ainsi les veuves recevaient une somme pour les frais funraires, et une allocation de un dollar par semaine pour le reste de leur vie. Chaque enfant recevant galement une bourse et, pour les enfants mles, l’assurance d’apprendre un mtier.

C’est partir de cette base, de l’aide humanitaire et les services qu’un systme de loges et chapitres fraternels grandit aux tats-Unis, puis dans le monde entier (voir les “liens externes”).

L’organisation, qui a affirm trs tt l’unit du peuple juif, est engage dans une grande varit de services communautaires et d’activits de soutien, incluant la promotion des droits pour les communauts juives, l’assistance aux hpitaux et aux victimes de catastrophes naturelles, la remise de bourses d’tudes aux tudiants juifs et la lutte contre l’antismitisme travers sa Ligue anti-diffamation (Anti-Defamation League). Le BB agit aussi en tant quorganisation non gouvernementale et intervient lONU, lUnesco, au Mercosur et au Conseil de lEurope. L’organisation est exclusivement rserve aux isralites et comprend plus de 500000 frres et surs dans une cinquantaine de pays[1]. En effet, cette poque, les loges maonniques n’taient pas ouvertes aux Juifs en Allemagne[2].

En plus de ses activits caritatives, le B’nai B’rith soutient la politique et la prennit de l’tat d’Isral et le mouvement sioniste.

En 2002, il a cr avec le AIPAC une initiative nomme BBYO 4 Israel.

Le Bnai Brith a activement apport de laide aux victimes de louragan Mitch, des tremblements de terre en Turquie, au Salvador et en Inde, la population civile au Kosovo et en Asie suite au Tsunami. Il travaille aussi sur de nombreux projets caritatifs concernant des hpitaux pour enfants l o son aide est accepte.

Chaque fin d’anne la loge Ben Gourion, organise le Salon des Ecrivains o des auteurs viennent ddicacer leurs ouvrages la mairie du 16e arrondissement de Paris.

La section canadienne de B’nai Brith (l’orthographe utilise par cette section ne comporte pas d’apostrophe dans le mot Brith) a t fonde en 1875 et est la plus vieille organisation juive du pays.

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Local Rabbi Shaves His Head For Cancer Research

Kingston, Luzerne County – A Jewish leader in Luzerne County is shaving his head to raise money for childhood cancer research. Rabbi Roger Lerner, of B’Nai B’Rith in Kingston, is heading to Chicago this weekend for a rabbi conference. There, he and 70 other rabbi’s from across the country will shave their heads to honor the young lives lost.

The fundraiser is being held in memory of a little boy named Samuel, who died from the diseae in December. Sam’s parents are Rabbi Lerner’s good friends. “it’s just a small way in which I can say ‘hey, I love you. I know what you are going through, well I don’t know what you are going through, but at least I can share some of my love in a small way,” says the rabbi.

Rabbi Lerner will be shaving his head on Tuesday in Chicago. If you would like to donate to his cause click here.

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Nationalism and Unchecked Violence in Bulgaria

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A rise in attacks against minorities has alarmed observers in Bulgaria. They say the violence is generated by nationalism, and that this aggression is rooted in the way Bulgaria reads its own history. DW takes a look.

Releasing a defendent on bail who faces murder charges can provoke protests in any country in the world. But this time, in Sofia, it’s a different story. Last week, a man was released who is not only indicted for murder, but is seen as a symbol for a movement of racially motivated violence that has gone essentially unpunished in Bulgaria for some time now.

Last year, Petko Elenkov, a security guard, shot and killed a Roma teenager, who had allegedly jumped over the wall of a refrigerator depot in Sofia in order to steal scrap metal. Elenkov, 50, denies any wrongdoing. A year on, the trial still hasn’t begun.

Elenkov was released on a 5000 leva (2500 euro) bail prompting Roma minority groups to demonstrate on the streets, calling for justice. Nationalist and pro-Nazi demonstrations ensued.

“Nationalism is on the rise in Bulgaria,” Daniela Mikhaylova, who heads the Equal Opportunities Initiative, an NGO based in Sofia’s Roma ghetto, told DW. In her opinion, this “new level of violence came as a result of a specific nationalist attitude that has gone unchecked for too long. When such violence happens and people in the media forums write things like, ‘Very good, they [Roma] got what they deserved,’ people start thinking that this reaction is something natural and even legitimate.”

Widespread discrimination

Roma, who number 400,000 in Bulgaria according to official statistics, are the largest and most frequently attacked ethnic group. But they are far from being the only target of hate speech and discrimination.

“The nationalists are targeting the Other,” said Solomon Bali, President of the Bulgarian branch of the Jewish Organization B’nai B’rith. “These include Muslims, Jews, the gay community, and foreign refugees.”

“And the attacks have become more frequent, more aggressive and more vocal in recent years,” Bali added. During the last decade, he recalls the profanation of the Kyustendil Jewish Cemetery, the burning of Burgas Synagogue and the “unlimited field for anti-Semitic propaganda and bigotry provided by the Internet and social media.”

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B’nai B’rith (Jewish organization) — Encyclopedia Britannica

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Bnai Brith, (Hebrew: Sons of the Covenant), oldest and largest Jewish service organization in the world, with mens lodges, womens chapters, and youth chapters in countries all over the world.

Bnai Brith, founded in New York City in 1843, defends human rights, promotes intercultural relations, provides for the religious and cultural needs of Jewish college students (especially through the Hillel Foundation), sponsors Jewish education among adults and youth groups, supports hospitals and philanthropic institutions, provides vocational guidance, sponsors welfare projects in Israel, assists victims of natural disasters, and carries on a broad program of community service and welfare. It confers with government leaders on such issues as civil rights, immigration, abuses of freedom by totalitarian states, the position of Israel, and problems affecting Jews throughout the world. In 1913 it established the Anti-Defamation League. Bnai Brith is represented at the United Nations through its membership in the Coordinating Board of Jewish Organizations.

The order is headed by a president elected at triennial meetings of the supreme lodge (made up of representatives of district grand lodges), a board of governors, and an administrative committee.

In 1990 Bnai Brith International voted to admit women as full members; a self-governing, affiliated organizationBnai Brith Womendesiring to remain concerned with womens issues continued its independent status.

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B’nai B’rith See: AIPAC The United Jewish Appeal (UJA) Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Jewish Defense League (JDL) The Bnai Brith Finances Russell by Fritz Springmeier Be Wise As Serpents by Fritz SpringmeierAccording to Jewish leader Rabbi Meir Kahne of the Jewish Defense League the Jewish leaders such as Adler, Schiff, Marshall, Seligman, Loeb, and Warburg formed the B’nai B’rith and the ADL. 66 Actually, although these men were prominant in the B’nai B’rith, the origins of the B’nai B’rith also ties in with the Masonic Lodge. Twelve men on Oct. 13, 1843, in NYC began the Order of the B’nai B’rith.67 Most of them were Freemasons and Odd Fellows.68….The connections of the Order to Masonry are certain. One Mason exposed quite a bit when he wrote about the B’nai B’rith having a made a secret treaty with Masonry.73 Albert Pike and Armand Levi concluded this secret treaty. There are numerous cases of the leaders of the B’nai B’rith also being Freemasons. There are also numerous cases of leading members of the Order promoting socialism and communism. An example of this is that the Grand Master of the Order (of the B’nai B’rith) in Russia in 1917 was also a 32 degree Freemason and one of the leaders of the Socialist Revolution.74 A Jewish Defector Warns America: Benjamin Freedman Speaks by Benjamin H. Freedman

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Un article de Wikipdia, l’encyclopdie libre. LOrdre indpendant du B’nai B’rith ( , de l’hbreu: Les fils de l’Alliance) est la plus vieille organisation juive toujours en activit dans le monde. Calque sur les organisations maonniques, elle a t fonde New York, le 13 octobre 1843, par douze personnes, dont Henry Jones et deux frres, juifs migrs d’Allemagne, qui avaient appartenu la Socit des Frres (Brder Bund) qui joua un certain rle dans l’laboration de la Premire Internationale (Association internationale des travailleurs). Ils voulaient fonder un systme d’entraide pour les juifs arrivants aux tats-Unis et devant faire face des conditions de vie difficiles. La premire action concrte, fut la cration d’une police d’assurance attribu aux membres (la mortalit des hommes au travail tant importante cette poque). Ainsi les veuves recevaient une somme pour les frais funraires, et une allocation de un dollar par semaine pour le reste de leur vie. Chaque enfant recevant galement une bourse et, pour les enfants mles, l’assurance d’apprendre un mtier. C’est partir de cette base, de l’aide humanitaire et les services qu’un systme de loges et chapitres fraternels grandit aux tats-Unis, puis dans le monde entier (voir les “liens externes”). L’organisation, qui a affirm trs tt l’unit du peuple juif, est engage dans une grande varit de services communautaires et d’activits de soutien, incluant la promotion des droits pour les communauts juives, l’assistance aux hpitaux et aux victimes de catastrophes naturelles, la remise de bourses d’tudes aux tudiants juifs et la lutte contre l’antismitisme travers sa Ligue anti-diffamation (Anti-Defamation League). Le BB agit aussi en tant quorganisation non gouvernementale et intervient lONU, lUnesco, au Mercosur et au Conseil de lEurope. L’organisation est exclusivement rserve aux isralites et comprend plus de 500000 frres et surs dans une cinquantaine de pays[1]. En effet, cette poque, les loges maonniques n’taient pas ouvertes aux Juifs en Allemagne[2]. En plus de ses activits caritatives, le B’nai B’rith soutient la politique et la prennit de l’tat d’Isral et le mouvement sioniste. En 2002, il a cr avec le AIPAC une initiative nomme BBYO 4 Israel. Le Bnai Brith a activement apport de laide aux victimes de louragan Mitch, des tremblements de terre en Turquie, au Salvador et en Inde, la population civile au Kosovo et en Asie suite au Tsunami. Il travaille aussi sur de nombreux projets caritatifs concernant des hpitaux pour enfants l o son aide est accepte. Chaque fin d’anne la loge Ben Gourion, organise le Salon des Ecrivains o des auteurs viennent ddicacer leurs ouvrages la mairie du 16e arrondissement de Paris. La section canadienne de B’nai Brith (l’orthographe utilise par cette section ne comporte pas d’apostrophe dans le mot Brith) a t fonde en 1875 et est la plus vieille organisation juive du pays.

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Local Rabbi Shaves His Head For Cancer Research

Kingston, Luzerne County – A Jewish leader in Luzerne County is shaving his head to raise money for childhood cancer research. Rabbi Roger Lerner, of B’Nai B’Rith in Kingston, is heading to Chicago this weekend for a rabbi conference. There, he and 70 other rabbi’s from across the country will shave their heads to honor the young lives lost. The fundraiser is being held in memory of a little boy named Samuel, who died from the diseae in December. Sam’s parents are Rabbi Lerner’s good friends. “it’s just a small way in which I can say ‘hey, I love you. I know what you are going through, well I don’t know what you are going through, but at least I can share some of my love in a small way,” says the rabbi. Rabbi Lerner will be shaving his head on Tuesday in Chicago. If you would like to donate to his cause click here.

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From DW A rise in attacks against minorities has alarmed observers in Bulgaria. They say the violence is generated by nationalism, and that this aggression is rooted in the way Bulgaria reads its own history. DW takes a look. Releasing a defendent on bail who faces murder charges can provoke protests in any country in the world. But this time, in Sofia, it’s a different story. Last week, a man was released who is not only indicted for murder, but is seen as a symbol for a movement of racially motivated violence that has gone essentially unpunished in Bulgaria for some time now. Last year, Petko Elenkov, a security guard, shot and killed a Roma teenager, who had allegedly jumped over the wall of a refrigerator depot in Sofia in order to steal scrap metal. Elenkov, 50, denies any wrongdoing. A year on, the trial still hasn’t begun. Elenkov was released on a 5000 leva (2500 euro) bail prompting Roma minority groups to demonstrate on the streets, calling for justice. Nationalist and pro-Nazi demonstrations ensued. “Nationalism is on the rise in Bulgaria,” Daniela Mikhaylova, who heads the Equal Opportunities Initiative, an NGO based in Sofia’s Roma ghetto, told DW. In her opinion, this “new level of violence came as a result of a specific nationalist attitude that has gone unchecked for too long. When such violence happens and people in the media forums write things like, ‘Very good, they [Roma] got what they deserved,’ people start thinking that this reaction is something natural and even legitimate.” Widespread discrimination Roma, who number 400,000 in Bulgaria according to official statistics, are the largest and most frequently attacked ethnic group. But they are far from being the only target of hate speech and discrimination. “The nationalists are targeting the Other,” said Solomon Bali, President of the Bulgarian branch of the Jewish Organization B’nai B’rith. “These include Muslims, Jews, the gay community, and foreign refugees.” “And the attacks have become more frequent, more aggressive and more vocal in recent years,” Bali added. During the last decade, he recalls the profanation of the Kyustendil Jewish Cemetery, the burning of Burgas Synagogue and the “unlimited field for anti-Semitic propaganda and bigotry provided by the Internet and social media.”

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