Brooke’s first book, co-authored with Aaron Eitan Meyer and entitled Lawfare: The War Against Free Speech: A First Amendment Guide For Reporting in an Age of Islamist Lawfare, gives practical guidance to journalists who wish to speak truthfully about the national security threats faced by liberal democracies. The book is available here.
Brooke’s award-winning documentary film, The Making of a Martyr, uncovers the illegal, state-sponsored indoctrination and recruitment of Palestinian children for suicide-homicide attacks. Filming Martyr, Brooke secured firsthand interviews with active and armed members of the Al-Aqsa, Fatah, Islamic Jihad, and Hamas terrorist groups as well as with families of suicide bombers, children imprisoned for attempting to blow themselves up, teachers at terrorist-run schools, and others involved in the phenomenon of child suicide bombing. Martyr is currently broadcast on television stations throughout the globe and is ranked as IMDb’s seventh most popular title on the West Bank.
Brooke is a regular commentator on FOX News and has been featured in several media, including CNN, The New York Sun, Swindle Magazine, Defense Technology International, and on WABC News Talk Radio, and has been published in a variety of sources, including The New York Daily News, Commentary Magazine, The American Spectator, The Counter Terrorist Magazine, Special Ops Magazine, and others.
Brooke is a seasoned public speaker and has lectured and taught seminars at numerous schools, including the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York University, Berkeley University, Stanford University, and others. Brooke has also been invited to brief government officials at the U.S. State Department, the White House, the Pentagon, the U.K. Parliament, and U.S. Central Command on issues of asymmetric warfare and human rights.
Brooke is the 2007 recipient of the E. Nathaniel Gates Award for Outstanding Public Advocacy and the 2009 Inspire! Award bestowed by the Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law, was listed in 2009 as one of “36 Under 36 Young Innovators” by the Jewish Week, formerly served as an adjunct fellow at the Hudson Institute, and is currently an associate fellow at the Henry Jackson Society and a Lincoln Fellow at the Claremont Institute.
From 2007-2009, Brooke served as director of the Legal Project at the Middle East Forum, an organization that arranges financial support for and pro-bono legal representation of persons wrongfully sued for exercising their right to free speech on issues of national security and public concern.
Additionally, Brooke is the co-founder of A2B Film Productions, Inc., a Canada-based independent documentary film production company focused on creating films that explore issues ignored by the mainstream media.
Canadian born, Brooke earned her B.A. from McGill University and received her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She also attended Columbia University and University of Toronto’s exchange programs.
After assisting in transforming Shiner Investments, his family’s 50 year old holding company, from its core operations in the footwear manufacturing, fur cleaning and fur storage businesses, into a real estate and money management entity, Henry founded and became the Managing Director of The Aeon Group. Aeon is a privately held investment and strategic management consulting company which provides ongoing advisory services to Shiner Investments and the broader market. Over the past 15+ years, The Aeon Group, both on its own and in conjunction with its international network of strategic partners, has advised over 100 companies from a broad range of industries on capital market and other strategic management issues.
In June of 2013, Henry lead a consortium of partners that successfully won the court-supervised auction of Israeli start up BetterPlace EV Co., one of the most recognized cleantech VC ventures in the world that had attempted to transform the automobile industry behind a record $850MM of venture capital financing.
In the fall of 2009, Henry was invited to join the high tech, cleantech and energy (traditional and alternative) investment banking group at D&D Securities Inc., a full service investment dealer with offices in Toronto, Montreal & Calgary. D&D is part of the 145-year-old Dominick & Dickerman LLC.
Henry is currently a Director of Toronto-based technology company Gesturetek Inc., the inventor and world leading pioneer of 2D & 3D camera-based video gesture control, whose technology is used for the XBox Kinnect. Henry also sits on the Business Advisory Board of Hubbli.com, a social media platform catering to the needs of schools, and is an Executive Producer involved in the film, TV, fashion and music spaces. Henry currently works with some of Canada’s fashion designers, international music awards and fashion shows, as well as other well-known entertainment & media personalities.