New keynote finale for Israel Truth Week conference: world human rights leader Rev. Majed El Shafie

NAG poster: Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, McMaster UniversityDue to family sickness, the keynote speaker for the Never Again Group (NAG) – sponsored Israel Truth Week Conference finale at McMaster  University, Tammi Rossman-Benjamin of the University of California, cannot be present, so the event has been moved to Victory International Church, and world human rights leader Rev. Majed El Shafie of One Free World International has stepped in to become the new keynote finale presenter. The NAG wish to convey their sincerest regrets to all those who were looking forward to hearing Tammi Rossman-Benjamin’s presentation about combatting campus anti-Semitism, and hope you will attend their new keynote finale…

The Never Again Group & Israel Truth Week present…

Rev. Majed El Shafie of One Free World International has graciously agreed to extend his time with us to accommodate a new evening session at Victory International Church. He will present his award-Rev Majed El Shafie documentary-Freedom Fighterwinning documentary ‘Freedom Fighter,’ following which he will participate in an extended question and answer session, followed by a ‘mingle’ session which will close the conference. This exciting new keynote finale session will take place at Victory during the evening of March 6th (Day 2), 6:30-7:00pm, doors open 6:00pm.  Please see the revised program for complete details.

ABOUT REV. MAJED EL SHAFIE: Rev. El Shafie is a former Muslim who was tortured and sentenced to die after converting to Christianity. He escaped to Israel and now, from Canada, he rescues other persecuted people, and travels the world’s hot spots speaking out against violence against innocents.

He has just returned from meeting numerous dignitaries in India, and he will be speaking at the United Nations this Thursday, Feb 28th at a conference organized by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, following which a ‘Draft International Convention for the Prevention of Incitement to Terror’ will be presented to the UN. His topic will be ‘Anti-Christian Incitement and Persecution.’ Other speakers include:

  • Rev El Shafie before Canada's Subcomittee on International Human-RightsAmbassador Ron Prosor, Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations;
  • Ambassador Dore Gold, former Permanent Representative of Israel to the UN, President of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
  • Yossi Kuperwasser, Director-General of Israel Ministry of Strategic Affairs
  • Prof. Gregory Gordon, University of North Dakota; former Legal Officer, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

We are so honoured that Rev. El Shafie will be joining us, on very short notice, to help us overcome such a sad development at a difficult time. Israel Truth Week is profoundly grateful to the wonderful people at Victory International Church for being able and willing to accommodate our new evening session on such short notice.

Click here for more information about the 2013 Israel Truth Week Conference and to download the revised agenda.

POSTED BY: Mark Vandermaas, Israel Truth Week, info@israeltruthweek.org