UPDATED: Toronto Star Downplays Imam's Anti-Semitic Comments

UPDATE #1: October 30, 2017 Today, the Toronto Star doubled-down in its attempt to downplay, to tacitly deny, and whitewash the allegedly incendiary anti-Semitic remarks made by Toronto Imam Ayman Elkasrawy. The Star gave Elkasrawy space and a platform on its newspaper commentary pages and its website to claim that “I never prayed for the […]

The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – March 31

In the Toronto Sun, Sue-Anne Levy covers CIJA’s and UJA Federation’s Town Hall meeting addressing antisemitism and security. Writes Levy: “Despite the fact that Toronto police has 17 hate-crime coordinators and each incident is taken seriously, it is very challenging to lay a charge against a perpetrator, a town hall on security and anti-semitism heard […]

The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – March 23

Yesterday, an Islamist terrorist killed five and wounded over 40 people in a vehicle and stabbing terror attack near the British parliament. See the BBC’s continued coverage here Importantly, the CBC’s coverage acknowledged the Israel has been the victim of vehicle terror attacks in the following segment of their report: “Jan. 8, 2017: Four soldiers aged […]

The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – March 1

CBC News.ca provided fulsome coverage of the release the state comptroller’s report on the 2014 Gaza war. CBC’s headline says it all: “Tunnels caught Israel off-guard in 2014 Gaza war, government watchdog say; Long-awaited report faults both military and government, unleashing immediate finger-pointing.” The lead of CBC’s AP/CP article states: “Israel’s official government watchdog issued […]