150th Anniversary of B'nai B'rith
The world's oldest and largest Jewish volunteer organization, B'nai B'rith is dedicated to the promotion of peace and democracy everywhere. Since 1843 B'nai B'rith has defended human rights and fought hatred and bigotry. Its youth organizations teach moral and ethical values to teenagers (through the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization) and college students on more than 400 campuses (through B'nai B'rith Hillel).
B'nai B'rith is dedicated to the unity of the Jewish people, to Jewish security, to the perpetuation of Jewish culture and tradition. B'nai B'rith supports Israel, speaking in its behalf throughout the world, helping to care for its people and for the land itself. The first B'nai B'rith lodge in Israel was founded in 1888, in Jerusalem. There are now lodges throughout the nation.
Description of the Coin
FrontThe inscription "B'nai B'rith" in Hebrew and English, the years 1843-1993, the Organization's emblem. To the left, the motif of the emblem enlarged - a Menorah. From each branch stems one of B'nai B'rith's seven principles: "Brotherhood, Unity, Charity, Peace, Truth, Light & Righteousness".
The denomination "1, 2 or 5" in the center with the date "1992" in Hebrew and English around the rim. The State emblem at the right. "Israel" in Hebrew, English and Arabic.
The uncirculated silver coin is mintmarked with a 6 pointed star at the bottom. The proof coins are mintmarked with a Hebrew 'mem'.
NIS-New Israel Sheqalim
Actual gold weight: 1/4 oz. encapsulated and housed in a custom display case from the Bank of Israel