[ buh-ney -brith ]
/ bəˈneɪ ˈbrɪθ /
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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Origin of B'nai B'rith
From Hebrew bənē bərīth “sons of the covenant”
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British Dictionary definitions for B'nai B'rith
/ (bəˈneɪ bəˈriːθ, brɪθ) /
a Jewish fraternal organization founded in New York in 1843, having moral, philanthropic, social, educational, and political aims
Word Origin for B'nai B'rith
from Hebrew benē brīth sons of the covenant
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