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 […]

Sheridan College Professor Engages in Hate By Dehumanizing Israelis Who Serve(d) in IDF

There’s an important line separating legitimate opinion that enhances the public discourse, from inflammatory rhetoric that interferes with constructive dialogue. In our view, it’s alarming to see a Sheridan College Professor write a baseless and hateful column against Israel entitled: “The Mafia and Israel’s child killers,” which paints a grotesque and false caricature of Israel’s […]

HRC publié dans Le Devoir : «Il faut parler haut et fort contre les incidents antisémites»

English version appended below. Dans Le Devoir aujourd’hui, HRC soutient que ceux qui rejettent le droit d’Israël à exister, en particulier en tant qu’État juif, et qui tentent de dépeindre le peuple juif vivant dans sa patrie ancestrale comme étant des occupants coloniaux étrangers, font plus qu’ignorer le droit international. Ils essaient de façon perverse […]

Criticism of Israel Does Not Constitute Antisemitism: HRC Asserts in Hill Times

On Monday May 3, the Hill Times published HonestReporting Canada’s rebuttal commentary which argued that no mainstream Jewish organization, politician, or community advocate would suggest criticism of Israel constitutes Antisemitism. Read our commentary in full appended below or on the Hill Times website (subscription required). In his recent column, “Advocating for Palestinian human rights is […]

Concordia Student Union Atones For Antisemitism: HRC In Times of Israel

Read via the Times of Israel. Once again, Canadian Jews have the dubious distinction of being the most targeted group for hate crimes. In a report released on March 29, Statistics Canada revealed that Jewish Canadians were the single biggest victims of religiously motivated hate crimes across the country in 2019. In the wake of […]