Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies

May 06, 2011 08:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: Avi Benlolo Available to Speak on Israeli Independence Day

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 6, 2011) - Avi Benlolo, Human Rights activist and President and CEO of Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies, is available to speak about Israeli Independence Day as Israel celebrates its 63rd birthday on Monday, May 9, 2011. Included among the issues Mr. Benlolo can address are the following:

  • What does the newly minted Palestinian unity mean for Israel? Will Hamas become more peaceful or will the Palestinian Authority adopt terrorist tactics?

  • How will the revolutionary movements of the Arab Spring affect Israeli security?

  • What positive signs are on the horizon for the Israeli people as they celebrate 63 years of statehood?

Mr. Benlolo is available to speak from 9.00 – 9.45 am and from 3.00 – 5.00 pm Eastern Standard Time on Monday, May 9.

Contact Information

  • To book an interview with Mr. Benlolo contact:
    Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies
    Stacey Starkman
    Communications Manager
    416.864.9735 x 32
    sstarkman@fswc.ca