July 30, 2015
On July 30, 2015 I was invited by the Representative Office of the Government of Kurdistan to attend an event honoring the American Military Veterans of Wars. I was unable to attend so I asked my sister Barbara Dillon to go in my place.
- July 15, 2015 -International Leaders Summit Dinner
June 7, 2015
Jerusalem Post (4th) Annual Conference.
Interesting Quotes :
“Reality never goes away. Jews and Arabs destined to live side by side…” –Ronald S. Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress (More)
“There is no question-no questioning the commitment of the President to the State of Israel.” –Secretary of the Treasury, Jacob J. Lew (More)
“Unless we see productive change, it is a bad agreement, an unsatisfactory agreement, too many loopholes. Too dangerous for Israel, and not just for Israel, for the security of the world.” -Yuval Steinitz, Minister of National infrastructure & Water Resources (More)
“Why the world is not willing to demand that Iranians retract statements calling for our [Israel] destruction.” – Yair Lapid,Chairperson of Yesh Atid (More)
“…Any good agreement is better than a military strike but a bad agreement is catastrophic.” – Maj. Gen (res.) Uzi Dayan, former head of the National Security Council (More)
“Hillary Clinton said in 2008: If Iran nukes Israel, the US will nuke Iran… Maybe it sounds good in Pa. but sounds bad in Israel.” – Caroline Glick Jerusalem Post Senior Contributing Editor
“We simply have to recognize existential threats to Israel…look to Israel, not westward…”- Caroline Glick (More)
… “To understand the drama of Jewish history…wandering Jew…immigration…What [recently] happened in France? …unusual in a historical sense, a big percentage [of Jews emigrating to] Israel…France’s failure: 400,000 Jews to leave…What are the reasons? Anti-semitism, terrorists, [radical Islam]…Exit of Jews from Europe…have a choice… to go to America, to the UK…but come to Israel…”-Natan Sharansky -Chairman of the Executive of the Jewish Agency. (More)
“Reach out in partnership. See pro-Israel Christians.” –Rabbi Yecchiel Eckstein, President of the International Fellowship of Christian and Jews
“…Historical examples of how we have confronted anti-semitism…In the 1970’s-80’s…Soviet Jewry ….one address: Kremlin…today, one cannot find one single address…In EU 11 [Jewish] communities have thought of leaving home country in these last five years…; different forms of anti-semitism…” – Ira Forman, Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antis-Semitism (US State Department) on…”The Alarming Rise of Anti-Semitism”
“History reminds [us] what is truly dangerous…six million reasons why we can never give up.” –Sara Bloomfield, Director of the United States Holocaust memorial Museum in Washington, DC.
“Somebody had to stand up and say what was wrong with Agreement [with Iran.] Who else is going to stand up if not the Prime Minister (Netanyahu) of the country (Israel) affected by the Agreement? –Former NYC Mayor Rudolph Giuliani
Since the US withdrawal, the crisis in Iraq has escalated, and over 4 million Iraqis have been displaced or become refugees. The current situation in Iraq is as if the brave members of the US Armed Forces were never there. But we were there. And the Iraqis do not forget.
Join us in discussion on the radio program International Dialogues (www.internationaldialogues.com) with Host and Producer Cynthia Dillon, who will be interviewing Velma Anne Ruth, M.Ed., President, ABS Community Research on the refugee crisis in the Kurdish region of Iraq.
This extensive hour-long discussion will discuss the refugee crisis and international efforts to provide humanitarian assistance over four (4) segments:
• The growth of the refugee crisis in the Kurdish region of Iraq since US withdrawal in 2011, conditions in 1000s of refugee sites today, and risk of a worsening situation
• The resulting health crisis, over flowing hospitals, life-threatening illness, medical assistance needs, and ABS health partners between the US and Kurdistan • International relations in the Kurdish region, including military assistance, energy development, and existing humanitarian aid programs • ABS efforts with Kurdistan Aid Fund, announcing partnership with Veterans1 campaign in an appeal for charitable support to an audience of over 2 million Americans, and other ways ABS is raising funds to send medical aid to the Kurdish region
This program will be airing and recorded Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 10:00-11:00 AM ET on WSRadio (www.wsradio.com), with Live Stream at http://icy3.abacast.com/wsradio-studiobmp3-64.m3u If you would like to call in during the live stream and recording, call Studio #B +1-866-977-2346
The program will re-air from 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET on WNJC1360 AM (www.wnjcradio.com), on the Dial, through Conservative Commandos Radio Network (http://www.conservativecommandosradionetwork.com/), broadcasting in New Jersey, Delaware, and Philadelphia with reach over 4 Million people. The program will be also be archived with show summaries on WSRadio.com: The program will be also be archived with show summaries on WSRadio.com:
International Dialogues is a weekly talk radio program bringing the world of business, culture and politics together as part of the Conservative Commandos Radio Network. Recent shows have covered Armenian Genocide with the Armenian National Institute, Ukraine with Committee for Open Democracy, and Keystone Pipeline with American Chamber of Commerce West Canada.
Internet Talk Radio is one of the fastest growing media platforms of all time. Technology is expanding the reach through the rapid growth of Internet access to include: podcasts, wireless applications, in-car IP radio, mp3 players, and the newest radio receivers that no one can live without, smart phones. All accessing a growing Internet radio audience. WSradio.com has a listener base of business professionals locally, nationally and even globally. WSRadio has produced shows for The San Diego Union-Tribune, The Washington Times, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, eBay, Entrepreneur Media, HayHouse publication, and related entities. Cynthia Dillon Host & Producer International Dialogues Conservative Commandos Radio Network -WNJC 13600 AM Conservative Commandos Radio Network -WNJC 13600 AM
March is almost over so I better write a few words on the subject… about Women’s History Month!
So much is owed to so many women and men! (who have been gracious, supportive and encouraging) that I don’t know where to begin… Women whom I admire? There are lots of them beginning with all the women in my family and all my women friends/acquaintances and many women I don’t know… and more …and every heroine in every book I read….
I attended an event in Washington, DC., organized by Sharon Day, Co-Chairman of the Republican National Committee in honor of Republican Women who received the ” Republican Women Trailblazer Awards” on March 18, 2015. The honorees were New Jersey Republican Party National Committeewoman Ginny Haines with the Mary Louise Smith Award, Republican State Leadership Committee’s Neri Martinez with the Susan B. Anthony Award, and Congresswoman Elise Stefanik with the Jeane Kirkpatrick Award!