Israel and the Jewish People’s Legal Rights to Judea and Samaria

Often given a platform by the mainstream media, the biggest accusation leveled against Israel is that it’s an “illegal occupier of Palestinian land.” Accordingly, when Israel fought a defensive war against annihilation by its Arab neighbours in 1967 – gaining control of a wide swath of land including Judea & Samaria (otherwise known today as […]

HRC In Penticton Herald: “Israel Letter Writer Was Wrong Again”

See HonestReporting Canada’s Noah Lewis’ rebuttal “Israel letter writer was wrong again” in the Penticton Herald today to a letter which disingenuously depicted Israeli presence in Judea & Samaria (the WestBank) as a “flagrant violation” of international law.

CBC Ombud Partially Upholds HRC Complaint: Report Should've Mentioned UNWRA Ties to Hamas

On January 3, CBC Ombudsman Esther Enkin partially upheld a recent HonestReporting Canada complaint finding that a November article by Mideast bureau chief Derek Stoffel which mentioned Canada’s cutting core funding to UNWRA under the Harper administration, should have included relevant context stating that the funding cut was due to UNWRA’s being closely tied to the Hamas […]

Backgrounder: The Morality of the Israel Defense Forces

When forced to engage in warfare to confront terrorists – both domestically and abroad – Israel is often held to a double standard when employing military and security procedures which are in strict compliance with international law and the Geneva Conventions. On a daily basis, Israeli forces (and civilians) confront suicidal Palestinian stabbers, kamikaze car […]