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Fast Facts

Founded: December 29, 1898 at City College of New York 

Membership: ZBT is proud to have 82 active chapters worldwide and more than 140,000+ Initiated Brothers. 

History: Founded as the world's first Jewish Fraternity. 

Colors: Medium Blue, White, Gold

Flower: Gold Carnation

National Philanthropies: Zeta Beta Tau Foundation, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Jewish Women International,              Gift of Life

National Headquarters: 3905 Vincennes Rd., Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana


ZBT Firsts

A Fraternity of Firsts

  • We are the worlds first Jewish Fraternity.

  • We are the first fraternity to abolish pledging, which we did in 1989. 

  • We were the first men's Greek fraternity to offer an e-learning gateway for all brothers.

  • We are the first fraternity to partner with other international Jewish organizations to offer dating abuse and sexual assault prevention programming.

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