B'nai B'rith

International Jewish organization

B'nai B'rith is a social organization for Jews. It was founded in October, 1843. Its founders were Freemasons, and although Freemasonry is a completely separate organization it borrowed its symbols and rituals from Freemasonry.

B'nai B'rith International
בְּנֵי בְּרִית
MottoThe Global Voice of the Jewish Community.
PredecessorIndependent Order of B'nai B'rith (and many others)
FormationOctober 13, 1843; 179 years ago (1843-10-13)
TypeNGO
53-0179971
Location
President
Seth J. Riklin
C.E.O.
Daniel S. Mariaschin
Vice Chairman
Brad Adolph
Websitewww.bnaibrith.org

Further readingEdit

  • Wilhelm, Cornelia (2011). The Independent Orders of B'nai B'rith and True Sisters: Pioneers of a New Jewish Identity, 1843–1914. Wayne State University Press.

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