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International Farhud Day

1:15 PM ET, Monday, June 1, 2015

Proclamation of International Farhud Day
A Special Event at United Nations Headquarters

See The Live Global Event Here.

Broadcast as a Live Global Event at UN Web TV
Welcome Remarks by Alyza Lewin, American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists
Introductory Remarks by Ambassador David Roet, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Israel Mission to the UN
Moderated by Rabbi Elie Abadie, co-president of Justice for Jews from Arab Countries and founding rabbi of Edmond J. Safra Synagogue

Initial Remarks and Introduction of Keynote by
Macolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of
the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations

Keynote Lecture by Edwin Black:
The Farhud and the Creation of 850,000 Post-War Refugees From Arab Lands
based on the award-winning bestseller
"The Farhud--Roots of The Arab-Nazi Alliance in the Holocaust"

Conference Hall 7
United Nations Headquarters
New York City

Sponsored: International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (IAJLJ), The American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists (AAJLJ), and StandWithUs, in association with Justice for Jews from Arab Countries, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, the Israeli-American Council, the Auto Channel, and an international coalition of other organizations.

the official invitation

the official announcement

the official Proclamation

see the StandWithUs Brochure

from HARIF - Jews from North Africa and the Middle East - coming
from the Zionist Federation in London
see the Israel Foreign Ministry page
see the Congressional Letter from Rep. Trent Franks
see the StandWithUs Facebook Page

The Rambam Schools - coming
The Proclaimers - coming

see media coverage of the event
Jerusalem Post -- coming

read Edwin Black's First Person Chronicle of the Event
The Times of Israel
The Daily Caller
History Network News

Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel
San Diego Jewish World
The Jewish Press Online
San Francisco J Weekly
Long Island Jewish World - coming July 16
The Jewish Voice part1
The Jewish Voice part2
Florida Jewish Journal 6 Editions
Yated Ne'eman
The Cutting Edge News
Spero Forum News
Winston Salem Journal

see pre-event Edwin Black articles on the Farhud
Jerusalem Post Magazine
Times of Israel
History Network News
The Algemeiner
Israel National News

Canadian Jewish News
The Jewish Star
Jewish Voice
Spero Forum
The Cutting Edge News
The Jewish Press

shorter versions
London Jewish Chronicle
Winston-Salem Journal

See witness videos -- coming
See witness messages -- coming
See event coverage -- coming
See event pictures -- coming

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