The Daily Brief – Today’s News And Views About Israel & The Mideast – March 16

March 16, 2017
  • More United Nations bias against Israel. This time a report authored by notorious anti-Israel detractor Richard Falk accused the Jewish state of being an “apartheid regime”. Coverage at CTV News (AP) and Globe and Mail (Reuters)
  • So long baseball fans. Israel’s cinderella story at the World Baseball Classic has come to an end after Japan beat the Jewish state. Coverage at the Toronto Star.
  • In the Toronto Sun, the Iranian Canadian Congress responds to a Candice Malcolm column accusing Malcolm of making comments “defamatory against Canadians of Iranian heritage.” Here’s the letter in full:
  • News only becomes news when Israel takes action against Palestinian terror, not at the onset of it. Metro News Toronto reports that: “The Israeli military says it has carried out airstrikes against two Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip, in response to a projectile fired from Gaza into southern Israel.”
  • To understand the historical background of Israel, “Two professors discuss their new book Politics in Israel: Governing a Complex Society”. The Concordian reports that: “Speakers Harold Waller and Brent Sasley discussed the historical and sociological developments in Israel in a lecture last week. The major ideas presented during the event came from their book, Politics in Israel: Governing a Complex Society, which was released on Feb. 3.”


You may also like

Send this to a friend