Celebrating San Remo 100-Honouring Dr. Jacques Gauthier
Canadians for Israel’s Legal Rights-CILR is honoured to have been named ‘Lead Sponsor” celebrating the San Remo Resolution's 100th Anniversary, honouring Dr. Jacques Gauthier at a high-profile celebration – a historic event organized by Canadian Antisemitism Education Foundation-CAEF. The event was attended by hundreds of people from all walks of life, friends, associates and admirers of Dr. Gauthier for his labour of love, defending Israel’s Legal Rights, through his monumental work: The Sources of Israel’s Territorial Sovereignty Over Jerusalem and its Historical Homeland under International Law -- as well as his many presentations throughout the world.
Shirley Anne Haber presenting CAEF’s Advocate Award Of Excellence
Among the many good wishes CILR presented an ‘Award of Merit’ to Dr. Gauthier as a token of its appreciation for his spreading knowledge about Israel’s Legal Rights all over the world. Our Message: "Dear Dr. Gauthier, I salute you as one of Israel’s most loyal friends, and also as a cherished personal friend for over a decade. You, and your lovely wife Rami – in the spirit of 'chercher la femme' --deserve the distinction of being counted as Righteous among the Righteous”.
Dr. Gauthier, in company of his loving and devoted family -- overcome with emotion -- thanked everyone for their blessings and heartfelt good wishes.
CILR, in support of CAEF’s upcoming Chanukah Celebration invites all our friends and supporters to what promises to be a happy and joyous event. We urge you to invite your friends
IRWIN COTLER - FORMER JUSTICE MINISTER NAMED SPECIAL ENVOY TASKED WITH COMBATTING ANTISEMITISM / ANTIZIONISM
CILR’S MESSAGE TO MR. COTLER:
“No one more suited for the job than you”.
Mr. Cotler will begin the role with a broad mandate, and will take time consulting with Jewish community leaders and organizations to develop specific plans of action on various issues. He will also become the head of Canada's delegation to the international Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) and will represent our country at the upcoming plenary in Germany. His immediate priorities will include addressing Holocaust denial and distortion, as well as strengthening domestic efforts to implement the IHRA Definition of Antisemitism/Antizionism.
Mr. Cotler will work both internationally and domestically across Canadian departments and agencies, as well as with civil society. He will also be tasked with regularly advising the Foreign Minister and the Minister for Diversity and Inclusion and Youth, as well as other ministers as needed. The latter is responsible for the government's Anti-Racism Strategy. Read here
IMTIRTZU—PARTNERS WITH CILR -- TOOK ANOTHER BOLD STEP
Chasing Away Shameless EU Colonialists
Last week, European Union officials had the Chutzpah to hold a tour of the “East Jerusalem neighbourhood Givat HaMatos in order to criticize Israel for its plans to build an additional 1,257 homes in the neighborhood. But instead of allowing the EU officials to shamelessly tell us where we can or cannot build in our capital city, our activists turned the tables on them. Read here
SUGGESTION FOR GIFTING
The Jewish People’ Rights to the Land of Israel, authored by Salomon Benzimra, is a tool to educate the uninformed, as well as the informed, to better understand and confront the ever growing distortions about Israel’s legitimacy. The book is available by: Amazon.ca | Amazon.com It is also available for a limited time for $20 (shipping included in Canada) by emailing:firstname.lastname@example.org.