Backgrounder: A Primer on Israel’s Upcoming Elections

On the evening of Monday, June 20, Israel time, the country’s prime minister, Naftali Bennett, announced that he would be introducing a bill which would dissolve the Knesset, Israel’s parliament. Once the bill has passed, as it is expected to do so in the 120-seat Knesset, Israel will likely be heading to the polls in […]

Success! Saltwire Deletes Letter Which Falsely Claimed Israel Withdrawing Jews From Hebron

On May 20, Saltwire, which is the home for hundreds of journalists and 27 media titles across the East Coast, including The Chronicle Herald, the Cape Breton Post, The Telegram, The Guardian, Journal Pioneer, as well as two dozen weekly community publications, published a letter which erroneously claimed that Israel’s parliament (Knesset) voted to withdraw […]

McGill Tribune Column Rehashes Anti-Israel Propaganda

In a recent January 11 column in the McGill Tribune, “How McGill fails Palestinian students,” (pages 8 and 9) Managing Editor Maya Abuali describes her upbringing as a Palestinian growing up in Canada and her desire to educate peers about her background. While Abuali certainly has the right to share her first-hand experiences as a […]

Succès : Radio-Canada supprime la fausse affirmation selon laquelle Tel-Aviv est la capitale d’Israël / Radio-Canada Removes False Claim that Tel Aviv is Israel’s Capital

English version appended below. Jérusalem est la capitale éternelle et indivise d’Israël. C’est le siège du gouvernement d’Israël, où réside le président et où se trouvent la Knesset (parlement), les ministères et la Cour suprême d’Israël, tandis que Tel Aviv n’est qu’une grande ville métropolitaine et très peuplée d’Israël. Malgré ces faits, le 29 novembre […]

Israel Invests Billions in its Arab Population, Will BDS-ers Finally Admit Defeat?

Last week, Israel announced one of the biggest ever investments in its Arab population. On October 24, Israel’s cabinet passed the first-ever bill of its kind pending final approval in Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, to allocate more than $11.5 billion to increase living standards among the country’s Arab population. The funds will go towards improving […]

Muslim-Majority Kosovo’s Making Peace with Israel a Big Deal

Israel’s diplomatic breakthroughs keep coming. In late January, Kosovo joined a growing number of Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Africa in recognizing Israel, and establishing full diplomatic and economic relations. Joining the ranks of Sudan, Morocco, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the agreement between Israel and Kosovo is noteworthy for a […]