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Daniel S. Mariaschin is Executive Vice President and CEO of B’nai B’rith International. He directs and supervises programs, activities, and staff around the world. He serves as director of B'nai B'rith's International Center for Human Rights and Public Policy, coordinating its programs and policies on issues of concern to the Jewish community. Mr. Mariaschin meets with world leaders, seeking to advance human rights, protect the rights of Jewish communities worldwide, and promote better relations with the state of Israel.

ARTICLES BY: Daniel S. Mariaschin

March 21, 2022 11:30 am

The Dangerous Board Game in Vienna

In the popular board game Monopoly, a player gets one chance to pass “Go,” and in the process, collect $200. In Vienna, where negotiations with...

February 2, 2022 2:25 pm

Holocaust Remembrance: Responsibilities for All Society

When I began my career nearly 50 years ago, Holocaust remembrance events were few and far between. One of my first assignments out of graduate...

December 29, 2021 12:24 pm

A View From Here: The Ongoing Predicament of French Antisemitism

From this side of the ocean, attempting to analyze contemporary French antisemitism sometimes feels like a roller coaster ride. The history of French Jewry, which has...

September 14, 2021 11:03 am

Oslo and Abraham: A Tale of Two Anniversaries

Lebanon’s new prime minister, Najib Mikati, made it clear in a press conference last week that he would do everything in his power to reverse...

May 26, 2021 12:29 pm

Israel and Gaza: Where Do We Go From Here?

With Secretary of State Antony Blinken visiting the Middle East this week, it’s time to do some real-time stock-taking before plunging into initiatives or prescriptives...

April 27, 2021 12:29 pm

On Palestinian Aid and Accountability

The decision to resume American aid to the Palestinians is a classic example of cart-before-the-horse thinking that has existed in one form or another for...

March 2, 2021 2:52 pm

‘Nurses’ and the Danger of Mainstreaming Antisemitism

Hardly a day passes without reading of someone, somewhere uttering an antisemitic trope. That part is not new; for millennia, this has been the norm....

January 27, 2021 7:06 am

Why the IHRA Handbook on Antisemitism — Not Just Its Definition — Is Needed

The year 2020 will be marked as, among other distinctions, a time of unbridled global antisemitism. The phenomenon is growing from three sources -- the...

July 3, 2020 10:14 am

The American and Jewish Fabric of Independence Day

I always associate the Fourth of July with a story that my mother told about her immigrant family arriving in their new home in Bangor,...

August 3, 2018 2:30 pm

Media Bias Against Israel — Where to Begin?

The media’s treatment of Israel has been among the Jewish state's most vexing challenges. Most major media organizations have reporters based in Israel, an open...

April 5, 2018 12:29 pm

EU and UN Go AWOL on Hamas’ Gaza March

Last week's Palestinian “March of Return” on the Gaza border with Israel produced predictable responses from the European Union and the United Nations. In a statement, the...

January 16, 2018 11:31 am

Thank You, Guatemala

Guatemala's vote last month against the United Nations resolution opposing the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, has since earned the South American country little but...

September 29, 2017 1:11 pm

Why Did the European Parliament Embrace a Palestinian Terrorist?

If there was ever a reminder that Europe is losing its way, the appearance this week at the European Parliament by convicted Palestinian terrorist Leila...

May 26, 2017 10:06 am

Six Days Remembered: The Battle Is Not Over

The 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War will be commemorated in many ways in the coming days. Media retrospectives, conferences, new documentaries and first person remembrances...


Charlottesville Jewish Community To Participate in Interfaith Vigil Observi...

Jewish community leaders in Charlottesville, Virginia will participate on Friday in an interfaith vigil called "Unite the Light," an allusion...


‘A Piece of Something Bigger’: Why Has the US-Israel Friendship...

Understanding the "special relationship" between the United States and Israel requires knowledge of both America's global vision and the long-held...

Middle East

‘Violent Iranian Proxy’: Tehran Funneling...

Iran is funneling “tens of millions of dollars” in funds to the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) each year, Israel’s Defense...

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