The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – March 9

Over at Huffington Post Canada, Senior Editor Joshua Ostroff comments on how “Hate Has Consequences. Like Bomb Threats To A Jewish Elementary School”. Ostroff offers the following choice words to remedy the proliferation of hate:  “In the past, people with these opinions were discouraged from openly exhibiting such hatred. Now that they’ve been encouraged by […]

Globe And Mail Columnist Gerald Caplan Demonizes Israel – HRC's Latest HuffingtonPost Commentary

They “… are humiliated, terrorized, abused, insulted, evicted, demolished, confiscated, dispossessed, expropriated, beaten, wounded or killed by Goliath, and imprisoned, often in solitary confinement (which means torture) for long stretches… (and) must constantly endure… fences, checkpoints, roadblocks, attacks, intimidation, violence, beatings, tear gas, arrests, imprisonment, death.” Writing in the Globe and Mail on December 13, you’d […]

HRC in Huffington Post Canada: "Trudeau Is Correct In His Condemnation Of BDS"

In overwhelmingly condemning BDS in the House of Commons recently, Canadian parliamentarians have greatly advanced the prospects for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. BDS, which stands for boycott, divestment, and sanctions, is a movement which seeks Israel’s destruction and which denies Israel’s right to self-determination, a UN guaranteed right given to all nations. The BDS […]

Palestinian Incitement is Crowdsourcing Terror

“Peace will come to the Middle East when the Arabs learn to love their children more than they hate us.” These words spoken by former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir in 1996, ring especially true today as Israel faces an unrelenting wave of terror carried out largely by young Palestinians. An erudite thinker, Meir lamented that “we can forgive […]

HRC Commentary Published on Huffington Post: "ICC Membership Only Hinders the Palestinian Cause"

In our latest Huffington Post Canada commentary entitled “ICC Membership Only Hinders the Palestinian Cause”, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman writes: “The PA’s diplomatic stunt is a zero-sum game that will only obstruct the peace process and assault Israel’s legitimacy. In no way does the Palestinian attempt to join the International Criminal Court advance the prospects […]