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Tell Your Congressional Delegation to Support Aid to Israel
Congress must weigh legislation that would provide $17.6 billion in annual security assistance to Israel.  At a time when Israel is withstanding brutal Hamas terrorist assaults and conducting defensive military operations in response, the U.S. must stand by its democratic ally in the war on Middle East terror.  Tell your Senators and House Members to support these crucial aid bills.
Tell Congress to demand that the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is held accountable for its inaction BEFORE and DURING the war

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has failed in its obligations to help the Israelis taken hostage on Oct. 7 during Hamas' horrific terror attack. No visits have been undertaken to check on the well-being of the hostages or even get proof of life. Families who have come to the ICRC pleading to have medicines delivered to hostages with dire medical needs have been turned away.

In recent days, a complicated deal has emerged to get medicines to the hostages. While the ICRC is seemingly involved, it is still not living up to its responsibilities to visit the hostages and care for them, according to information currently available about the deal. It also comes over 100 days into the hostages' horrific ordeal.

At the same time, the ICRC, which is supposed to act in a neutral way, has been doing anything but —leveling harsh criticism at Israel but treating Hamas with leniency, even though Hamas has committed grave breaches of international humanitarian law (IHL) by, among other things, taking hundreds of hostages, engaging in widespread sexual violence, and targeting civilian communities in a large-scale killing spree that left over 1,200 dead. In Gaza, the ICRC has ignored years of Hamas violations of IHL by placing itself within hospitals and misusing ambulances.

Tell the Senate to Strike Down Harmful Anti-Israel Resolution
Your help is urgently needed to shut down a Senate resolution that would harm Israel's defensive operation in Gaza.  S. Res. 504 would unfairly freeze U.S. aid to the Jewish state pending a State Department report determining whether Israel has committed human rights violations.  Please email your Senators telling them not to support legislation that would undermine Israel's vital military effort against Hamas terrorists.
End the Silence on Sexual Violence Against Israeli Women and Girls
November 25th  is the UN’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women.
 
It's perplexing that an organization committed to eradicating violence against women worldwide has been silent about the horrifying atrocities committed by Hamas against Israeli women and girls during their murderous rampage on October 7th.
 
There is overwhelming evidence, including testimonies and video clips and confessions during interrogations of Hamas terrorists involved in the attacks, detailing rape, physical torture, and murder – unimaginable cruelties inflicted upon innocent victims who were then killed.
While we may never fully comprehend the extent of their torment, we will never forget them and will continue to expose the world to these terrible crimes. It's crucial to call out the blatant whitewashing and sanitization of all aspects of Israeli suffering.
 
We must remind the UN that not only does silence reward the perpetrator and punish the victim, but also that words matter.
 
When the UN Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls merely “expresses concern” about “reports” of these heinous crimes on that dark Saturday--while at the same time making plainly false and malevolent accusations against Israel of genocide, of all things--they further violate the victims.
Tell Your Congressional Representatives to Combat Anti-Semitism on Campus

Shocking incidents of anti-Semitism at Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, Cooper Union, and many other schools have shined a light on the urgent problem of campus anti-Semitism

 

Members of the House and Senate have introduced a bipartisan bill that would bolster the effort to fight anti-Semitism in colleges and universities by requiring the Department of Education to use the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance's working definition of anti-Semitism when enforcing federal anti-discrimination laws.

 

Urge your Representatives and Senators to strengthen the fight against campus anti-Semitism by supporting this important bill.

Demand that Columbia University's President Keep Jewish Students Safe
In the wake of a shocking series of anti-Semitic incidents, as well as a letter signed by more than 100 Columbia professors defending students who supported the October 7 Hamas terrorist attack on Israel, some Jewish students have publicly declared themselves to feel unsafe on campus.  Please send Columbia President Minouche Shafik a letter insisting that she take all necessary steps to protect her students from anti-Semitic threats.
 
 
Tell Congress to Support Israel's Right to Defend Itself
Hamas terrorists brutally attacked Israeli civilians on a holiday weekend, slaughtering hundreds in the largest single-day massacre of Jews since the Holocaust.
 
The attack is bloody evidence of Hamas' determination to destroy the Jewish state and its people.
 
We must tell Congress to support Israel NOW
Tell Congress the EU Must Ban Hezbollah Terrorism

Tell Congress the EU Must Ban Hezbollah Terrorism

 

It has been 10 years since the European Union banned the “military” wing of the Hezbollah terrorist organization.  Hezbollah is an Iranian-backed terror group that has attacked American, Jewish, and Israeli targets abroad, such as the 1994 car bombings of a Jewish community center in Argentina, the bombings of the Israeli Embassy in London, and the 2012 suicide bombing of a bus in Burgas, Bulgaria.  The organization has a unified command structure that oversees all of the group’s disparate, and often illicit, activities.  A ban on Hezbollah’s military branch has not stopped the political wing of the organization from operating openly in Europe, as it has done for years.  Raising funds, recruiting, acquiring technological training and materials – all of these activities are allowed to continue with impunity in much of Europe.  And in the European countries that have not banned Hezbollah in its entirety, no authority can stop the political arm of Hezbollah from using fungible assets to support the organization’s military and criminal activities.

The U.S. Congress must urge the EU to strike a serious blow to Hezbollah terrorism by banning the organization as a whole.  Ask your Congress member to co-sponsor H. Res. 599, a bipartisan resolution that would urge the European Union to ban the Hezbollah terrorist group in its entirety.

Stand with us against "Nabka Day" at the U.N.
 
On May 15, 2023 the U.N. held two events marking the so-called "Nakba." 
 
We've called on all high-ranking U.N. officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres and President of the General Assembly Csaba Korosi, and representatives of U.N. member states to refrain from attending these events.
 
All efforts must be made to deny legitimacy to Palestinian attempts to impose “Nakba Day” on the U.N., including any future attempts to make this day an annual observance. 
 
The U.N. should be joining those around the world who are celebrating the 75th anniversary of the creation of the modern, diverse, democratic and peace-loving State of Israel, not using its global platform to delegitimize one member state alone.
 
We stand with Israel against the unceasing attacks against it at the U.N.! 
Tell Congress to Support Holocaust and Anti-Semitism Education
Contact your Congressional Representative and ask him or her to support the bipartisan Holocaust Education and Anti-Semitism Lessons (HEAL) Act. At a time of rising anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, this crucial bill will direct the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to conduct a study on Holocaust education efforts in public schools and to report the findings to Congress.
Strike Back Against Anti-Israel Bias at the U.N.
The United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) anti-Israel “Commission of Inquiry” (COI) is but the latest in a long line of attempts by the council to demonize and delegitimize the democratic State of Israel, America’s closest ally in the Middle East. Congressional legislation called the COI Elimination Act would withhold U.S. funding from the UNHRC until this anti-Israel commission is disbanded. As the U.N.’s leading dues-paying member, the United States will be on the hook for approximately $1 million annually—in perpetuity—to pay for this COI alone. 
 
The commission recently released its first report and has promised in future reports to assist attempts to hamper vital Israeli self-defense by threatening action against Israelis (potentially including service members and elected officials) within international courts, and to slander Israel with the offensive—and utterly groundless—label of “apartheid.”
 
The COI was created as a result of a UNHRC resolution that outrageously blamed Israel for initiating fighting with the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas in May 2021 while not even mentioning Hamas by name. Refraining from explicitly condemning Hamas while at the same time incessantly condemning Israel is, of course, standard practice at the UNHRC and other biased U.N. bodies in resolutions on the conflict. The UNHRC then named “commissioners” to this COI with long anti-Israel records, which, sadly, is also common at the U.N.  
 
This commission, however, differs from others by the very fact that its mandate is open-ended, unlike any commission that has come before it. To fund this permanent commission, the U.N. proposed a massive budget for the COI, one of the largest within the U.N.’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, which staffs the commission.
 
The United States must stand with our ally, Israel, against this illegitimate, permanent attack mechanism and make clear to the U.N. that American taxpayers will not bankroll such a commission so plainly at odds with our values. The U.S., under both Democratic and Republican administrations, has in the past withheld dues from the U.N. to protest actions counter to American interests.
 
We call on all members of Congress to join in supporting the bipartisan COI Elimination Act to urge the Biden Administration to withhold from its U.N. dues an amount equal to the U.S. share of the bloated budget for the new anti-Israel COI. To do so will send a message to fellow U.N. member states that the U.S. will not participate in or pay the bill for unfair attacks on a fellow democracy combating relentless terrorism against civilians.
Take A Stand Against The Anti-Israel UNHRC Commission of Inquiry (COI)
 
The United Nations Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) “Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and Israel” (known as the COI) is discriminatory in both mandate and composition. The COI just released its first report, and will potentially do so annually.
 
B’nai B’rith refuses to legitimize a COI that has no interest in fair, impartial treatment of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. Like past UNHRC “Commissions of Inquiry” on Israel, the newest COI can be expected to recycle wild condemnations built upon unfounded accusations against Israel—while paying negligible attention to Hamas and other terrorist groups heaping misery upon both Israeli and Palestinian civilians. 
 
Stand with B'nai B'rith against this biased COI!
Urge Congress to Ease Ukraine's Suffering
Congress has passed an emergency spending package to address the quickly deteriorating humanitarian and security crisis in Ukraine. Much more needs to be done, though. Additional U.S. aid is needed to help ease the suffering of the Ukrainian people as they continue to withstand a brutal Russian assault.
 
Ukrainian families who have been forced to flee their homes as conditions worsen desperately require food, shelter, medical supplies, and transportation to safe areas. The country also needs further military assistance to defend its territorial integrity and the safety of its people.
 
In addition, the U.S. and its allies must address the massive exodus of refugees from Ukraine. The U.S. should continue to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to Ukrainians living in the U.S until their safety in Ukraine can be assured. The U.S. should also absorb new refugees from Ukraine, perhaps raising the refugee cap for this year so as not to negate opportunities for other deserving refugee populations to come to the United States.
 
We also need to take further steps toward energy independence, so that we do not rely for fuel on regimes whose interests are adverse to our own. We must ban Russian oil and gas and encourage our European allies to do the same, while we actively pursue additional domestic energy sources.
 
Contact your Senators and Representative and tell them to promptly address the grave crisis in Ukraine. U.S. support is still urgently needed.
Urge Congress to Ease Ukraine's Suffering
Congress is considering an emergency spending package to address the quickly deteriorating humanitarian and security crisis in Ukraine. U.S. aid would help ease the suffering of the Ukrainian people as they withstand a brutal Russian assault.
 
Ukrainian families who have been forced to flee their homes as conditions worsen desperately require food, shelter, medical supplies, and transportation to safe areas. The country also needs military assistance to defend its territorial integrity and the safety of its people.
 
Contact your Senators and Representative and tell them to promptly address the grave crisis in Ukraine. U.S. support is urgently needed.
Support the Israel Relations Normalization Act

Since the founding of the State of Israel in 1948, its ostracization by neighboring countries has been a barrier towards lasting peace and progress in the region. As more states establish peace and normalization agreements with Israel, the world can begin to see a future of prosperity and cooperation across borders in the Middle East and move beyond a past marred with conflict.

The Israel Relations Normalization Act aims to reinforce and expand these recent peace and normalization agreements between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Sudan and Morocco. The bipartisan bill recognizes the potential to transform the region through regional trade and collaborative innovation. Join us and urge Congress to drive stability in the region by supporting this important legislation!

Commend the Establishment of OAS Anti-Semitism Commissioner
Luis Almagro, Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS), announced that he is issuing an executive order to create the position of OAS Commissioner for Monitoring and Combating Anti-Semitism. This position will be integral in promoting adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of anti-Semitism by countries in the region, and in preparing them in the fight against the rising surge we’re witnessing around the globe. Join B’nai B’rith International as we thank Secretary General Almagro for his courageous and historic action to monitor and combat anti-Semitism in the Americas.
Thwart Hamas Terror
Israel has been under attack. Since May 10th, Hamas—an Iranian-backed terrorist organization dedicated to the destruction of Israel—embarked on a campaign of terror, firing thousands of rockets from the Gaza Strip toward Israel. Israeli children have been killed in their homes. Mobs have firebombed synagogues and shops and have attempted to lynch Jews in broad daylight.
 
In the wake of a cease-fire agreement, the response from the United States must be to unequivocally condemn Hamas’ aggression and penalize the terrorist organization for its attacks on Israeli civilians. Urge your elected officials to support the bipartisan Palestinian International Terrorism Prevention Act and cut the flow of resources to anti-Israel terrorist groups.
Stop Attacks Against Jews
Jews today are facing the biggest threat to their safety and security in decades. As current misinformation about Israel online and in the media has led to real-world incidents of anti-Semitism, it is vital to act together against incessant hatred and violence directed toward Jews. Congress must mobilize in response to the recent surge of violent anti-Semitism to unequivocally condemn attacks on Jewish individuals and institutions and deplore inflammatory anti-Israel rhetoric, which incites anti-Jewish violence. Join us as we call on Congress to act now to combat anti-Semitism.