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RALLY AGAINST IRAN PRESIDENT â€“ Monday, Sept. 22
Join AJC at the rally to protest Iran President Ahmadinejad, Noon,
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza (2nd Ave at 47th St).
Meet at AJC (165 E 56 St) at 11:15 AM to march together.
AJC Radio Message: UN Can Halt Iran Nuclear Program
David Harris calls on world leaders to take firmer action against Iran when they gather next week for the opening of the UN General Assembly. â€œThe Iranian president will address the world body â€“ even as his country spits in its eye,â€ says Harris, referring to Iranâ€™s defiance of UN Security Council resolutions calling for a halt to Iranâ€™s nuclear weapons program. The radio message airs on the CBS radio network nationally during The Osgood File. LISTEN. All commentaries since 2001 are available at
As Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad prepares
to speak next week at the UN General Assembly in NY...
The Israel Project cordially invites you to listen in a
"A Closer Look at Iran's Foreign and Domestic
Policies and Its Nuclear Program"
Thursday, Sept. 18 at 12 p.m. (noon)
Peter Zimmerman, Ph.D
Michael Ledeen, Ph.D.
The Israel Project will share its latest TV ads and major international About the Speakers
polls about perceptions of Israel and how to stop the threat of Iran.
Michael A. Ledeen, Ph.D. - Freedom Scholar, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
Michael Ledeen worked in the White House as a national security adviser as well as for the Departments of Defense and State. He is the author of 16 books, including: "The Inside Story of the Iran-Contra Affair," "The Iranian Time Bomb," and "Debacle: the American Failure in Iran." Dr. Ledeen has appeared on PBS's NewsHour and CNNâ€™s Larry King Live, among others, and has been published in The Wall Street Journal, The American Spectator, International Economy, Commentary, and The Washington Times. He is also a contributing editor at National Review Online.
Lily Mazahery - Founder and President, The Legal Rights InstituteLily Mazahery represents some of the most high profile political dissidents, human rights activists, and victims of human rights violations throughout the world. She is founder and president of the Legal Rights Institute, as well as the managing partner of Tankel Law, LLP. Her human rights work against the death penalty and stoning in Iran has been instrumental in saving several people from execution. She has testified before the United States Congress about the condition of women and the escalating violations of human rights in Iran. She has also been a guest lecturer at Columbia University, and is a frequent commentator and guest on Voice of America TV news programs.
Peter D. Zimmerman, Ph.D. - nuclear physicist, Emeritus Professor of Science & Security at Kings College LondonPeter D. Zimmerman is former Chief Scientist of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; principal architect of S-3121, "The Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism Threat Reduction Act of 2002"; past member of the National Academies of Science panel on the Safety and Security of Spent Reactor Fuel; and has published numerous articles such as "Nearer to the Bomb," (International Herald Tribune, July 7, 2008) and â€œChanging Tack on Nuclear Iran,â€ (The Financial Times, August 16, 2007).
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi - Founder and President, The Israel Project
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi is the founder and president of The Israel Project (TIP), an international nonprofit organization devoted to educating the press and the public about Israel and the Middle East. The Israel Project is currently running a TV ad campaign to promote a non-violent solution to the Iranian nuclear crisis. To see the ads, visit www.theisraelproject.org. Prior to founding The Israel Project, Mizrahi worked on projects with the White House and dozens of U.S. senators and a foreign affairs legislative aid to the U.S. Congress. She studied at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and has degrees in International Relations and Judaic Studies from Emory University. She has twice been named by "The Forward" as one of the 50 most influential Jews in America.
The Israel Project is an international non-profit organization devoted to educating the press and the public about Israel while promoting security, freedom and peace. The Israel Project provides journalists, leaders and opinion-makers accurate information about Israel. The Israel Project is not related to any government or government agency. Board of Advisors: Sen. Evan Bayh (IN), Sen. Ben Cardin (MD), Sen. Saxby Chambliss (GA), Sen. Tom Coburn (OK), Sen. Norm Coleman (MN), Sen. Susan Collins (ME), Sen. Judd Gregg (NH), Sen. Joe Lieberman (CT), Sen. Ben Nelson (NE), Sen. Gordon Smith (OR), Sen. Arlen Specter (PA), Sen. Ron Wyden (OR), Rep. Rob Andrews (NJ), Rep. Shelley Berkley (NV), Rep. Tom Davis (VA), Rep. Eliot Engel (NY), Rep. Frank Pallone (NJ), Rep. Jon Porter (NV), Rep. John Sarbanes (MD), Rep. Jim Saxton (NJ), Rep. Brad Sherman (CA), Rep. Joe Wilson (SC), Actor and Director Ron Silver