HRC Alarmed To See Canadian Journalists Sign Anti-Israel Open Letter

HonestReporting Canada is alarmed to see Canadian journalists sign a partisan and one-sided anti-Israel open letter lobbying Canadian news organizations on how to cover the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The May 14 letter entitled: “An open letter to Canadian newsrooms on covering Israel-Palestine” features the names of 1,539 people as of this writing, most who are activists […]

Oh Lorde! Kiwi Singer Aligned with Anti-Semitic BDS Movement

In a January 2 commentary published on IPolitics, Michael Coren criticized those who labelled New Zealand singer/songwriter Lorde, as being a “bigot” and an “anti-Semite” for her kowtowing to BDS activists by cancelling her proposed June concert in Tel Aviv. Coren wrote that Lorde is “now being condemned by some as a bigot and an […]

The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – April 6

At the National Post, commentator Terry Glavin’s analysis of the Syrian gas attack is as follows: “Syria’s children die choking. The West tut-tuts, briefly, and moves on. This is now normal.” Also at the Post, check out Gary Clement’s cartoon on the Syrian gas attack: Interesting tid bit from Globe and Mail reporter Tu Thanh […]

The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – March 28

The National Post reports that a Muslim relief group allegedly linked to #Hamas has launched a legal challenge in Federal Court in an attempt to be taken off the Canadian government’s list of “terrorist entities.”The International Relief Fund for the Afflicted and Needy Canada has asked to be removed from the terrorist list and also […]

The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – March 17

Syria fired missiles at Israeli warplanes early Friday after a series of Israeli airstrikes inside Syria — a rare military exchange between the two hostile neighbours that was confirmed by both sides. The Toronto Star has AP coverage, as does CBC News.ca. The Globe and Mail has Reuters coverage of “Rocket sirens sounded in Jordan valley, explosion […]

IPolitics Commentator Michael Harris Whitewashes UN Rapporteur Michael Lynk

Writing in IPolitics on November 6, commentator Michael Harris wrote a screed about Governor General David Johnston’s recent trip to Israel, the west bank and Jordan. In Harris’ words, “Canada’s ‘Grandpa Book’ helps us regain our reputation as an honest broker in the Middle East”.  In his commentary, Harris lauded Michael Lynk (the newly-appointed UN […]