Advisory: AGPI Holding First Annual Global Summit on Antisemitism Marking Kristallnacht
07/21/221: The Abraham Global Peace Initiative (AGPI) will be holding its First Annual Global Summit on Antisemitism on Sunday, November 7th, 2021. The date chosen was specifically intended to commemorate the 83rd anniversary of Kristallnacht, also known at The Night of Broken Glass*.
Holocaust and Antisemitism expert and Founder and Chairman of AGPI, Avi Abraham Benlolo is convening the conference to discuss the rising tide of Antisemitism and the delegitimization campaign against Israel.
The planned agenda is nearly full for the full day virtual conference and includes prominent international speakers like The Rt. Hon. Lord Pickles who serves as the United Kingdom's Special Envoy for Post-Holocaust issues; Ellie Cohanim, former Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism at the United States Department of State; Colette Avital, former Israeli Ambassador and diplomat and Minister in the Knesset who now Chairs the country's Holocaust Survivors Association; Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an outspoken human rights defender and Lara Logan, an American media personality who has created a documentary alongside Father Patrick Desbois about "Holocaust By Bullets".
"We also have speakers from around the world who are each representing their communities and reporting on the surge of antisemitism in their countries. Additionally, one of our prominent speakers, Batya Ungar-Sargon who is the Deputy Editor of Newsweek will be discussing her new book on Woke, Intersectionality and Antisemitism. A critical piece on understanding the modern surge of Antisemitism" said Avi Benlolo.
Further announcements will be made in the coming weeks and months.
The Abraham Global Peace Initiative will be welcoming the international community to join this incredible conference at 10.00 am EST on Sunday November 7th. Please hold the date in your calendar and lookout for the launch of our new website and registration details in the coming weeks. While AGPI gears up for its launch this fall, we are using this portal as our alert system.
To subscribe, please register on the home page at www.avibenlolo.org
*Note, Kristallnacht is held on November 9th. However to accommodate our international partners, we are scheduling it for Sunday November 7th, 2021
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ABOUT: Avi Abraham Benlolo has been described as the nation's most prominent and noted expert in Holocaust studies, in countering Antisemitism and promoting human rights. He has dedicated nearly three decades in executive capacities, was founding President and CEO of a major organization in the Jewish community, has raised over $150 million for charities and is a leading voice in Canada. His academic research, graduate degree, Ph.D. coursework and nearly three decades of professional work has focused on these arenas in addition to peace and security in the Middle East. He has published hundreds of articles in these areas. In recognition of his national and international leadership in this area, he has received numerous awards including an Honorary Doctorate from a prestigious Israeli university for his work in Holocaust studies and combating antisemitism; an Order of Vaughan for his distinguished contribution to anti-racism, equity and diversity; the Queens Diamond Jubilee Award for his contributions to Canada and a race relations award for best practice, based on distinguished service in promoting human rights.