May 25, 2017
The following is a speech by film producer Robert Lantos, the Chair of the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Spirit of Hope Benefit Gala, delivered at the May 18th event in Toronto.
“…We must learn from the lessons of history, so that our children and their children never face the horrors that my parents witnessed. Today, Jews face two wars. The permanent armed struggle in defence of Israel, a battle that Israel can never afford to lose. And the war of words, throughout the diaspora — and right here in Canada.
Words matter. They are powerful weapons…”