News

The Speakers Action Group is constantly monitoring the news, press, and media for news and critical issues that address topics of concern to us all. Here are some relevant articles for your review:


Balfour’s Greatest Of Gifts

Written by Caroline B. Glick - 27 October 2017
In the face of the growing discrimination Israelis suffer and rejection Israel endures, how are we to look at the centennial of the Balfour Declaration? One hundred years ago, on November 2, 1917, Arthur Balfour, foreign secretary of Great Britain, detonated a bomb whose aftershocks are still being felt in Britain and worldwide.
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Obama Pulls A Bait-And-Switch On Anti-Israel Security Council Vote

Written by Alan M. Dershowitz - 25 December 2016
An indepth analysis of the United States' refusal to veto the recent Security Council resolution against Israel, considering its implications and impact on the future of peace.
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Robert Lantos’ Speech at the 2016 Mount Carmel Dinner

1 May 2016
Robert Lantos received an Honorary Doctorate Degree at the 2016 Mount Carmel Dinner on May 1, 2016, at The Fairmount Royal York Hotel in Toronto, and his acceptance speech was passionate and extraordinary.
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The Atlantic: “Is It Time For The Jews To Leave Europe?

Written by Jeffrey Goldberg - April 2015
For half a century, memories of the Holocaust limited anti-Semitism on the Continent. That period has ended - the recent fatal attacks in Paris and Copenhagen are merely the latest examples of rising violence against Jews. Renewed vitriol among the right-wing fascists and new threats from radicalized Islamists have created a crisis, confronting Jews with an agonizing choice.
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CJN Article On SAG Skype Event - Israeli Election Too Close To Call, Hebrew U Prof Says

Written by Jordan Adler - February 2015
The Speakers Action Group and CFHU partnered with Beth Tikvah Synagogue to present Prof. Reuven Hazan in a special Skype event held at the Beth Tikvah Synagogue on Sunday, February 22 - "Making Sense Of The Elections In Israel".
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‘Body and Soul – The State of the Jewish Nation’ by Director Gloria Greenfield; A Film Essay

Written by Geoffrey Clarfield as as special posting to The Times of Israel - 15 November 2014
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Calling For Palestinian Forward Thinking: The Unique Perspective Of Israel's Vice-Ambassador To Norway – An Israeli-Arab

Written by George Deek - 27 September 2014
The Vice-Ambassador shares his personal family story of migration and discovery, analyzing the currrent political roadblocks and calling for forward thinking to more towards peace.
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Be Aware Of The Gesture And The Meaning - YNET News Article: "New Neo-Nazi Symbol Spreads In Europe"

Written by Kobi Nachshoni - 12 December 2013
Modern ‘Hitler salute’ gaining momentum among anti-Semites, who pose for pictures in sensitive sites worldwide and in Israel, including alongside IDF soldiers who are unaware of gesture’s meaning.
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The Commentator: "Plight Of Europe’s Jews Revealed In New Survey"

Written by Tom Wilson - 9 Nov 2013
Without a sea change on the part of European political and intellectual elites, it appears as if Europe is about to become a dark continent of anti-Jewish persecution once again.
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Honing Anti-Semitism in France and Sweden: "Blame The Victim"

Written by Shoshana Bryen - 19 October 2012
In France and Sweden – and in the UN – authorities fail to acknowledge that Europe's Jewish communities are under attack by Muslims who have formed insular, radical and often criminal enclaves.
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The Washington Post: "Iran’s Anti-Semitism Makes It The Greatest Threat To Jews"

Written by Colbert I. King - 3 August 2012
A critical comparison of the anti-semitism practiced by Iran today with the anti-semitism practiced by Nazi Germany.
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Canada Becomes First Country To Sign The Ottawa Protocol

19 September 2011
Canada takes a historic step in combating anti-semitism, recognizing it as a pernicious evil and a global threat against the Jewish people, the State of Israel and free, democratic countries everywhere."
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Iran, not a 'black and white' issue, prof says

Written by Andy Levy-Ajzenkopf, CJN Staff Reporter - 19 March 2009
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Accommodation or Intimidation? ‘White guilt’ helps Islamists, moderate Muslims say

Written by Paul Lungen, CJN Staff Reporter - 05 March 2009
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Durban II: Anne Bayefsky - Keynote Speaker

Written by Shlomo Kapustin, Jewish Tribune Correspondent - 24 September 2008
In France and Sweden – and in the UN – authorities fail to acknowledge that Europe's Jewish communities are under attack by Muslims who have formed insular, radical and often criminal enclaves.
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Cotler Criticizes UN

Written by Rick Kardonne, Jewish Tribune Correspondent - 09 May 2008
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Jews, Hindus face similar problems, say speakers

Written by Paul Lungen, CJN Staff Reporter - 21 February 2008
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"Do journalists manipulate the news? Of course we do," says Fulford

Written by Frank Lambert - 13 December 2007
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Historical and Investigative Research: "Was There a Massacre at Deir Yassin?"

Written by Francisco Gil-White - 20 Nov 2005
An extensive in-depth analysis including allegations by Arabs, allegations by Jews, what happened at Deir Yassin, and the moral argument.
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