B’nai b’rith



an international Jewish organization, founded in New York City in 1843, which institutes and administers programs designed to promote the social, educational, and cultural betterment of Jews and of the public at large.
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Very recently, the B’nai B’rith has taken the lead in a movement that goes straight to the heart of the matter.
Children of the Tenements Jacob A. Riis

noun
a Jewish fraternal organization founded in New York in 1843, having moral, philanthropic, social, educational, and political aims
n.

Jewish fraternal organization founded in New York City in 1843, Hebrew, literally “Sons of the Covenant,” from bene, state construct of banim, plural of ben “son,” + brith “covenant.”

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