B'nai B'rith

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B'nai B'rith

 (bnā′ brĭth′)
n.
A Jewish international service organization.

[Hebrew bənê bərît, sons of (the) covenant : bənê, bound pl. of bēn, son; see bn in Semitic roots + bərît, covenant; see bry in Semitic roots.]

B'nai B'rith

(bəˈneɪ bəˈriːθ; brɪθ)
n
(Judaism) a Jewish fraternal organization founded in New York in 1843, having moral, philanthropic, social, educational, and political aims
[from Hebrew benē brīth sons of the covenant]
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