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Avi Abraham Benlolo, Founder & Chairman, The Abraham Global Peace Initiative (AGPI)
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May 13, 2022, 11:51 PM
Lufthansa Episode Shocks Jewish World
The growing anxiety and concern about the threat of antisemitism, Holocaust denial and a relentless and uncompromising attack on the Jewish world is justifiable. This week, we took immediate action when it came to light that religious Jews boarding a...
May 6, 2022, 6:09 PM
Helping Ukrainian Refugees in Krakow
It's been another impactful week for The Abraham Global Peace Initiative’s World Action programs. As we moved from last week’s Yom HaShoah commemoration, to Yom HaZikaron and then to Israel’s 74th Yom Ha’atzmout, emotions ran high in the Jewish...
Apr 22, 2022, 8:01 PM
Disappointment: Queens U Faculty Rejects IHRA
In a breaking development, we are disappointed – but hardly surprised -- by Queens University’s faculty for voting to oppose the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of Antisemitism. We stand with more than 1,600 Jewish students and...
Apr 15, 2022, 7:46 PM
Passover A Test of Faith & Action
Holocaust Survivor Elie Wiesel expressed that he loves Passover because for him, “it is a cry against indifference, a cry for compassion.” Truer words could not have been said in this broken world. What we need is more kindness and...
Apr 8, 2022, 11:35 PM
Evil Against Humanity Must Never Win
Israel is once again in mourning this week as two young Jewish men, aged 27, were murdered in cold blood in a terror attack on Tel Aviv’s Dizengoff Street. A third 35 year-old victim was announced this morning –...
Apr 1, 2022, 3:26 PM
Casablanca mayor: ‘Jewish community is our pride’
My travels this week took me to Morocco where we began building bridges with political, diplomatic, and community leaders. In all my meetings, I was received with honor and warmth by my hosts and those who helped organize my...
Mar 28, 2022, 12:13 AM
Mr. UN Rapporteur, Where Were You in Afghanistan?
As I write this, another horrific terrorist attack just happened in Israel. An Arab shooter gunned down another two innocent Israelis and injured an addition six. These murderous attacks cannot continue. Just a few days ago, The Abraham Global Peace...
Mar 20, 2022, 11:09 PM
Iran’s Bombing in Argentina: Imagine it Nuclear!
While in Argentina last week, I was received with the utmost warmth and respect particularly by Argentinian government officials. Given developments concerning the so-called nuclear-negotiations now taking place in Vienna with Iran, I believe the 30th anniversary of the...
Mar 11, 2022, 7:37 PM
Shocking Images From Ukraine Unites World
Shabbat Shalom and welcome to the latest edition of TheFridayReport. It's been another tumultuous week in Jewish affairs and global human rights. Most of us find it hard to believe the unfolding terror in Ukraine. Cities destroyed. Millions of...
Mar 4, 2022, 11:58 AM
Lion of Judah is Not A Pin – It’s A Call to Action
(Excerpt from a speech I gave this week) There are people to whom I often refer in my writings as “Lions of Judah”. These are people who are enveloped by a special aura. They stand up when it counts, speak...
Avi Abraham Benlolo is the Founder and Chairman of The Abraham Global Peace Initiative (AGPI) He has been described as the nation's most prominent and noted expert in Holocaust studies, in countering Antisemitism and promoting human rights.