Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Learn Why Jews and Christians Living in Muslim Countries Face Persecution, Thurs May 10th, San Francisco CA


Learn Why Jews and Christians Living in Muslim Countries Face Persecution

A Panel Discussion with Raymond Ibrahim & Elliott Benjamin
 Moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winner, Joel Brinkley 

You Are Invited To Join The Host Committee 

Eric Benhamou, Doris Davis, Francine Gani, Barbara & Ron Kaufman, Susan & Moses Libitsky, and Varda & Iriving Rabin

Thursday, May 10th, 2012
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street, San Francisco
7:30 - 9:30PM Program, Gallanter Hall

Raymond Ibrahima Middle East and Islam specialist, is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. A widely published author, he guest lectures at universities, provides testimony for Islam related lawsuits, frequently appears in major media outlets, and has testified before Congress regarding the worsening plight of Egypt's Christian Copts.

Elliott Benjamin has spent over 20 years involved in back-door diplomacy on behalf of Iran's 20,000 Jews. A lawyer by profession, Mr. Benjamin has served on the Board of Directors and held various positions at the Iranian Jewish Center in the United Kingdom, Central British Fund - World Relief, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), Iranian American Jewish Federation, and the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles.

Joel Brinkley joined Stanford's Department of Communication in the fall of 2006 after a 23-year career at the New York Times. There, Mr. Brinkley served as Washington Correspondent, chief of the Times Bureau in Jerusalem and Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent. Mr. Brinkley served as a political writer in Baghdad during the fall of 2003. 

RSVP By May 7th
415.626.5062 or

Co-sponsored by American Jewish Committee, BlueStar, Board of Rabbis of Northern California, and Stand With Us


Israel's UN Envoy Speaks on Jewish Refugees


UN questioned by Prosor on 'untold stories' of Jews from Arab lands
Jewish Chronicle
By: Jennifer Lipman
April 25th, 2012

Israel's ambassador to the United Nations has called for the international body to move on from "myths" about the Middle East in order to take an honos look at Israel and its neighbours.

Ron Prosor, who took on the role after stepping down as envoy to the UK, highlighted the many other problems and conflcits in the Arab world in a speech to the UN Security Council...

 JIMENA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization committeed to raising awareness to the one million forgotten Jewish refugees from the Middle East and North Africa. 

Though a 30-member Speakers Bureau, Oral History Program, Cultural Outreach, and On-Campus Advocacy and Engagment Programs JIMENA is preserving and sharing the heritage of Mizrahi and Sephardic Jews. 


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