From Kamloops to St. John's, members of our community continue to be subjected to antisemitic harassment, violence and vandalism, a perennial reminder that, after all this time, many still view us as 'the other' While the Jewish people have enjoyeRead More..
Poll: Half of Canadian BDS Supporters Would Continue Boycotting Israel Even If It Agreed to All Their Demands
A new survey suggests that nearly half of Canadian supporters of the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign would continue seeking to penalize Israel, even if it agreed to all of the campaign's demands. The poll — commissioned by theRead More..
This past August, I wrote an editorial piece in the Toronto Star calling Canada's handling of Nazi war criminals a national shame. Despite the fact that over 800 war criminals were found to have snuck into this country by the Deschenes Commission, onRead More..
Toronto (September 27, 2018) - Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) commends the Federal Court of Canada for its decision to uphold the Canadian government's revocation of Helmut Oberlander's Canadian citizenship. Oberlander, who served asRead More..
Intolerance raises its head when political correctness suppresses free speech and people of conscience lack the will or inoculation tools to protect themselves. An organization called Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is sponsoring another CaRead More..
Spanish High Court rules that anti-Israel boycotts by city councils are “unconstitutional”, following Lawfare Project action
The High Court of Justice in Asturias last week confirmed that a city council's policy of boycotting Israel was unconstitutional. The City Council of Castrillon in Northern Spain passed a motion effectively boycotting Israel, Israeli businesses, andRead More..
The Palestinian Authority government in Ramallah blames Hamas for controlling the Gaza Strip and exploiting its resources for its own private ends and abusing Palestinian residents, while taking advantage of their difficult situation. Human rights oRead More..