Column in Kingston Whig Standard Misrepresents Zionism & Downplays Jewish Connections To Israel

Alia Hogben is a respected feminist activist who has been widely recognized for her efforts, and is also a regular columnist The Kingston Whig Standard. Regrettably, her January 29 opinion column, “On Judaism, Zionism,” fundamentally misrepresents the basics of Zionism, and instead uses that false depiction to create a highly negative image of Israel. Hogben begins her […]

Toronto Star Columnist Shree Paradkar Tells Canadaland Pro-Israel Groups Attempt To Intimidate Journalists Into Silence

In a November 18 column in the Toronto Star entitled: “Why definition of antisemitism has become a polarizing issue,” Columnist and Internal Ombud, Shree Paradkar, took issue with a recent vote at Vancouver city council which adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. The definition, adopted by dozens of countries including […]

Growing Antisemitism at McGill Strikes at the Core of Jewish Identity

This Op-ed was published in The Suburban Newspaper on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Growing antisemitism at McGill University culminated recently in the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU) passing a referendum item entitled the “Palestine Solidarity Policy.” This policy was celebrated by the McGill Daily, which in recent years has committed to an “explicitly pro-Palestine […]

Toronto Star’s Letters Section An Echo Chamber Of Anti-Israel Voices

On June 14, the Toronto Star published a series of letters to the editors on its website related to the Israel-Palestinian conflict, almost all which singled out Israel for opprobrium. Within the letters, there was a great deal of incorrect information. Letter-writer Brian Decker took issue with the characterization of anti-Zionism as a form of […]