HRC Asserts That Anti-Zionism Is Antisemitism In The Guardian

In the PEI Guardian newspaper today, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman responded to an anti-Israel detractors claim on December 13 that anti-Zionism is not antisemitic. As we argue in our rebuttal letter published today: “Zionism is the national movement for the return of the Jewish people to their homeland and the resumption of Jewish sovereignty […]

Foodbenders, Accused of Antisemitism, Launches New Crowdfunding Campaign

Canadian media take note, after having her previous fundraisers removed by GoFundMe for violating the sites terms of service, Kimberly Hawkins, Owner of Foodbenders, has found a new platform in LaunchGood, a platform which describes itself as “Crowdfunding Incredible Muslims Worldwide”, to host her latest “Foodbenders Legal Defence Fundraiser” which seeks to raise $100,000 to […]

McGill Daily Again Endorses and Promotes Anti-Israel Groups

With the new school year almost upon us, we’re not surprised one iota that the McGill Daily has endorsed anti-Israel groups Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) and McGill Students in Solidarity with Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR). The McGill Daily, a campus paper accused of antisemitism for its anti-Zionist stance, known for singling Israel out for exclusive […]

HRC In the National Post: “Antisemitism Evident” in Anti-Zionists

In the National Post today, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman commented on how Canada’s recongizing the IHRA definition of antisemitism, recognizes that when anti-Israel detractors support anti-Zionism, that those efforts are actually antisemitic. Here’s our letter in full: While it’s certainly praiseworthy that the National Post devoted significant frontpage coverage to Canada’s adopting the International […]

In the Huffington Post, “Israel: Western Imperialism Favors Democracy”

Huff Post blogger Diane Weber Bederman rebuts blogger Yves Engler who refers to Israel as part of “western Imperialism”, hinting that the Jews are interlopers, and for his support of organizations that are anti-Zionist. Says Bederman: “These organizations talk about bringing peace to the conflicts in the Middle East. No, wait, I must amend that. […]