Shemittah: One Of Many Arrows In The Quiver Proving Jewish Indigeneity In Israel

This past week, one of the most unique agricultural practices in the world kicked off in Israel. As of the evening of September 6, coinciding with the first night of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, nearly 100,000 acres of arable farmland in Israel will sit fallow for an entire year. This rare practice, called […]

HRC In Prince George Citizen: Anti-Israel Protest Did More Harm Than Good

In the Prince George Citizen on July 18, HRC Marketing and Community Relations Associate Robert Walker commented on the actions of anti-Israel detractors in Prince Rupert, B.C., who refused to unload the cargo of a ship belonging to an Israeli company. As Robert put it, the anti-Israel protest did more harm than good: Boycotting Israel, […]

HRC Op-Ed Calls Out Commentator For Falling for Iran’s Charm Offensive

HonestReporting Canada recently took action against Canadian commentator Gwynne Dyer for authoring a polemic arguing that Iran has no interest in acquiring atomic weapons, despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary. Dyer’s diatribe entitled “Iran’s nuclear threshold game” was published in the Hill Times (July 27), the P.E.I. Guardian (July 30) and the Lethbridge Herald (August […]

Anti-Israel Group IJV Makes Common Cause with Extremist Group Palestine House

From time to time, Canadian media outlets quote representatives from a fringe anti-Israel group known as Independent Jewish Voices (IJV). Aside from being not representative of mainstream Jewish Canadian groups, IJV has been criticized for being against the very existence of the world’s only Jewish state and according to IHRA, their supporting anti-Zionism and their […]

McGill Daily Back To Its Old Anti-Israel Tricks

Update: March 30, 2020: The Daily published a commentary by Andreas Iakovos Koch on March 27 promoting another SPHR effort while noting the following: “In October 2018, the ASN provoked more controversy on campus by inviting Nuseir Yassin, better known by his Facebook name Nas Daily, a Palestinian citizen of Israel and video-blogger who has […]