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The Role of the United Nations in a Changing World

Posted by challahbackgirl on February 21, 2008

Event Flier

The Role of the United Nations in a Changing World

Tuesday, March 25


Congregation Beth David

Open to the Community

Light refreshments

$5 a person

RSVP appreciated by March 21 to cbdyag[at]

(PDF flyer)

You’re invited to a conversation with Sybil Kessler, Director of United Nations Affairs, B’nai B’rith International on Israel, the Middle East and Human Rights brought to you by Congregation Beth David Young Adult Group and B’nai B’rith International. The talk will be in the Sanctuary at Congregation Beth David 19700 Prospect Rd, Saratoga, Ca and is open to the community, $5 a person; light refreshments will be served. RSVP appreciated by March 21 to cbdyag[at]

About Sybil Kessler

Sybil Kessler is the Director of United Nations Affairs for B’nai B’rith International. In this role she conducts advocacy and programming in order to advance B’nai B’rith policy on UN matters such as combating anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism at the U.N, and promoting human rights and humanitarian affairs. Prior to working at BBI, she worked for the American Jewish Committee’s Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights and in 2001 she represented Hadassah at the UN World Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in Durban, South Africa. With a focus on universal human rights and religious identity, her main interests lie in Israel and the role of non- governmental organizations (NGO’s) and civil society. She holds a BA from Rutgers University and an MA in International Affairs from Columbia University’s School of Public and International Affairs.


2 Responses to “The Role of the United Nations in a Changing World”

  1. Oyster said

    What a fitting graphic. While the rest of the world burns, the UN seems disproportionately obsessed with Israel…

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