• BBUK Jewish Hampstead Heritage Days walk
    B'nai B'rith UK members enjoying a Jewish Hampstead Heritage Days walk
  • BB 2545 meeting
    BB 2545 Members enjoying a meeting
  • Young-volunteers-packing-food-parcels-for-needy-families
    Volunteers packing parcels for Needy Families in Qiryat Gat
  • Lunch for recipients of the food & Medical Programme in Kiev
    Lunch for recipients of the food & Medical Programme in Kiev
  • BBLIBIA meeting at FCO
    BBLBIA meeting at the FCO
  • Jewish Armed Forces Weekend
    Jewish Armed Forces Weekend
  • Some of Yad B’Yad Lodge enjoying a tour of the BBC
    Some of Yad B’Yad Lodge enjoying a tour of the BBC


BBUK Annual ReportRead the new BBE President’s Message -Save the DateMeet the National Vice-PresidentWhat We Do video

A Warm Welcome from the BBUK National President

Welcome to the B’nai B’rith UK website. I am delighted that you want to find out more about B’nai B’rith and what we can offer you.

We are a division of B’nai B’rith Europe, which comes under the umbrella of B’nai B’rith International, founded in 1843 in New York, celebrating 170 years.

I am certain you will find many things of interest to you as you look through our website, B’nai B’rith has a long and well-established history which focuses on advocacy, human rights, charitable work and Jewish Culture and Heritage. Not only in the United Kingdom, but also in Europe and worldwide. Our social activities play an important part in the life of our Lodge membership (Lodge is the historic name we give to our groups) and provides the basis for our wider activities.

B’nai B’rith offers a warm welcome to those who join our family, what ever your age, be it younger or older or whether you are single or married or just good friends. We are an inclusive membership organisation that brings together Jews from across the whole spectrum whether they are observant or secular.

I hope that our website will interest you and will inspire you to join us.

I look forward, with much pleasure, to welcoming you into the worldwide family of B’nai B’rith.

Eve Swabe





Eve Swabe
National President B’nai B’rith UK

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BBUK 2013 Annual Report

BBUK Annual Report 2013

Click here to read the new BBE President’s complete Message

Erika van Gelder

Erika van Gelder President BBE

Our organization has the luxury of having lodges all over Europe. We must make good use of this and plan our strategy together if we want to be effective.

Erica van Gelder BBE President

  Save The Date

Click here for more information about each of the events featured in the list and slides below

(Annual Bridge Lunch, Klezmer in the Park, Ellie Chester talk for Heritage Days, BBUK Bradford Tour, Jewish Women in Pulic Life Panel Discussion and BBUK See The Real Israel Tour)

  • BBUK Bridge Lunch tables
    Thursday, 21st August 2014 – BBUK Annual Bridge Lunch
  • BBUK Klezmer in the park
    Sunday, 7th September - Klezmer in the Park
  • Jewish Armed Forces Weekend
    Tuesday, 9th September – A Suitable Job for a Jewish Girl
  • Inside Bradford synagogue
    Sunday, 14th September – Bradford Heritage Days’ Tour
  • Jewish Museum
    Thursday,18th September - Jewish Women in Public Life - A panel discussion
  • Israel trip
    Monday, 20th October - Join the BBUK visit to Israel

Meet the National Vice-President

Alan Miller

Alan Miller – National Vice-President

Alan Miller was born in Manchester in 1948 and brought up in Sale, Cheshire.

Graduated from the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology, Cardiff with a degree in Ophthalmic Optics in 1969, qualifying as an Optometrist one year later.

Whilst at Cardiff became Chairman of the University Jewish Society where he met the Secretary, Edna, whom he married in her hometown synagogue of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire in 1971.

Settling in Cheadle, Cheshire they have two children Steven and Clare, both of whom are married and living in London along with the five grandchildren. Read More

What We Do


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