Established in 1948, Conib – Confederação Israelita do Brasil, the Jewish Confederation of Brazil is the body in charge of the political representation and coordination of the Brazilian Jewish community, whose population is estimated at 120,000 people. Organized communities in fourteen units of the federation are affiliated to the institution.
Conib is a non-for profit organization guided by principles such as peace, democracy, social justice, inter-religious dialogue, and the fight against intolerance and terrorism. The institution stresses its non-partisan character and its representativeness of the most diversified sectors of the Brazilian Jewish community, regardless of their religious or political inclinations.
Conib encourages and supports initiatives in the social, political, cultural and educational spheres, reinforcing the sense of community and the Jewish-Brazilian identity.