Dan Mariaschin, CEO of B’nai B’rith International,
will speak about “Reflections After Pittsburgh:
Anti-Semitism in the U.S. and Worldwide” on
Saturday, March 23, at 1 p.m., following Shabbat
services and the weekly kiddush lunch at Beth
El – Keser Israel, 85 Harrison St., New Haven. The
community is welcome.
As the public face of B’nai B’rith, 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. Recognized globally for
his depth and breadth of knowledge of issues,
Mariaschin chairs global panels and committees,
hosts a podcast, and is called upon as an expert
source by news organizations.
He has written articles on foreign affairs and national security issues for such
publications as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles
Times, Chicago Tribune, The Washington Times and Newsday, and has lectured
on foreign and defense affairs at the U.S. State Department’s Foreign Service
Institute, the Marine Corps Command and Staff College, and at other military
i nstallations across the country.
Mariaschin received the Cultural Pluralism Award from the U.S. Commission for
the Preservation of America’s Heritage Abroad, state decorations from the Presidents
of Latvia, Lithuania and Romania, and the Golden Bough decoration from
the Foreign Ministry of Bulgaria. Raised in New Hampshire, Mariaschin began
his professional Jewish life as community relations associate for the Jewish Community
Council of Boston.