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"Canada-Israel Cultural Foundation & Jewish Music Week present Israel's talented Berkovsky-Mirzoev-Sarid Trio who will perform music by Israeli composers..."

https://twitter.com/IsraelinToronto/status/1001538671013703685

BDS still not working in Toronto.

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Canada Media Fund  (CMF) Breaks BDS Boycott Again

https://twitter.com/CanEmbIsrael/status/1004319563910205440

Pat Ferns, CMF et al : Shame!

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Argentine Soccer Team Cancels Match With Israel Over Gaza Killings

The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement enjoyed its greatest success when Argentina’s national soccer team decided to cancel its friendly match against Israel’s national team, in protest against the recent killings of protesting Palestinians. We speak to the award-winning Palestinian journalist Daoud Kuttab.

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Israel To Ask FIFA to Ban Argentina From World Cup Over 'Religious Discrimination' After Canceled Match

The Football Federation of Israel and the company in charge of organizing the now-canceled friendly match between Argentina and Israel will demand FIFA expel the Argentine team from the 2018 World Cup in Russia due to alleged “religious discrimination.”

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The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a blatant sports diplomacy move, unsuccessfully called Argentine President Mauricio Macri to try and convince the national team to play the friendly match. Macri, according to The Times of Israel, told Netanyahu he had no control over their decision.

In fact, it was AFA's President Claudio “Chiqui” Tapia who made the decision. “The ones calling us ignorant are underestimating us because this conflict has been going on for more than 70 years. What happened in the last few hours led us to take this decision...” said Tapia in a press conference after multiple protests against the match.

“I hope you all can understand the decision I took as a contribution to world peace. Football goes beyond religions, sexes... and has nothing to do with violence...” he continued.

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Why do Canadians applaud the cancellation of the Argentine-Israel 'friendly' game yet ignore the continuing violation of BDS by their own? 

Canadian Lacrosse Association: Canadian men's field lacrosse team announces roster for 2018 World Lacrosse Games IN NETANYA ISRAEL." !!

https://twitter.com/LacrosseCanada/status/1009507973452795904

Canadian Lacrosse Association

info1@lacrosse.ca

DON'T PLAY  WITH ISRAEL!

bekayne

NDPP wrote:

Why do Canadians applaud the cancellation of the Argentine-Israel 'friendly' game yet ignore the continuing violation of BDS by their own? 

Canadian Lacrosse Association: Canadian men's field lacrosse team announces roster for 2018 World Lacrosse Games IN NETANYA ISRAEL." !!

https://twitter.com/LacrosseCanada/status/1009507973452795904

Canadian Lacrosse Association

info1@lacrosse.ca

DON'T PLAY  WITH ISRAEL!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_World_Lacrosse_Championship#Participa...

So what are the chances of Russia and China boycotting?

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Palestinians Urge Iroquois Nationals To Withdraw From Lacrosse Championships in Israel

http://imemc.org/article/palestinians-urge-iroquois-nationals-to-withdra...

"...We are asking you to respect our nonviolent picket line by withdrawing from the 2018 World Lacrosse Championships, denying Israel the opportunity to use the national sport of the Iroquois to cover up its escalating, violent ethnic cleansing of Palestinians throughout our ancestral lands..."

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"BDS Victory! Ireland becomes the first country ever to pass a law boycotting goods from illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied territories of Palestine!"

https://twitter.com/QudsNen/status/1017403968748584960

 

Meanwhile Canada remains a staunch Israeli Putz and useful idiot par excellence..

https://twitter.com/CANdiplomat/status/1016327504682942469

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Canadian Federation of Students endorses BDS

The Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) endorsed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement on Monday and condemned the “ongoing occupation of Palestine.”

The endorsement followed a decision on the same day by Airbnb to stop listing rentals in West Bank settlements and a vote by the Quakers in Britain to divest from firms profiting from business activity over the pre-1967 lines.

The CFS resolved to support BDS activity including approving financial donations of up to $500 to any single pro-Palestinian organizations. The organization of more than half-a-million members, which has 64 member unions across Canada, also condemned Israeli “atrocities against Palestinians in Gaza and [reaffirmed] the Federation’s commitment to BDS and anti-war organizing.”....

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…by Jonas E. Alexis

The Quakers, commonly known as the Society of Friends, are rising against Israeli Apartheid. They have stated that they will stop doing business with any company that “profits from the occupation” in Gaza and the West Bank.

Paul Parker, a spokesperson for the Quakers in Britain, declared:

“Our long history of working for a just peace in Palestine and Israel has opened our eyes to the many injustices and violations of international law arising from the military occupation of Palestine by the Israeli government.

“With the occupation now in its 51st year, and with no end in near sight, we believe we have a moral duty to state publicly that we will not invest in any company profiting from the occupation.

“As Quakers, we seek to live out our faith through everyday actions, including the choices we make about where to put our money. We believe strongly in the power of legitimate, nonviolent, democratic tools such as morally responsible investment to realize positive change in the world. We want to make sure our money and energies are instead put into places which support our commitments to peace, equality and justice.”[1]

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..behind a paywall

Not Just Ireland: Chilean Congress Calls for Boycott of Israeli Settlements

Resolution passes as Ireland advances bill banning settlement produce ■ Legislation promoted to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

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Ready, Aim, Fire! At Clear BDS Targets: 'Canadian Banks Fund Apartheid Israel

https://twitter.com/Popcanada/status/1069295228056756224

"BMO, RBC, Scotiabank own and manage shares in companies that build illegal Israeli settlements. BankTrack is the international tracking campaign and NGO support organization focused on banks and the activities they finance."

So Canadians now have a simple BDS targeting choice. As with Apartheid South Africa, Apartheid Israel is being financed by Canadian banks. DO NOT USE.

 

josh

A children’s speech pathologist who has worked for the last nine years with developmentally disabled, autistic, and speech-impaired elementary school students in Austin, Texas, has been told she can no longer work with the public school district after she refused to sign an oath vowing that she “does not” and “will not” engage in a boycott of Israel or “otherwise tak[e] any action that is intended to inflict economic harm” on that foreign nation. A lawsuit on her behalf was filed early Monday morning in a federal court in the Western District of Texas alleging a violation of her First Amendment right of free speech.

https://theintercept.com/2018/12/17/israel-texas-anti-bds-law/

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..more on the texas piece

Meet the Texas Speech Pathologist Who Lost School Job for Refusing to Sign Pro-Israel, Anti-BDS Oath

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BAHIA AMAWI: The point of boycotting any product that supports Israel is to put pressure on the Israeli government to change its treatment, the inhumane treatment, of the Palestinian people. Having grown up as a Palestinian, I know firsthand the oppression and the struggle that Palestinians face on a daily basis.

You know, I have to set an example for my kids. We’ve got to stand up for what’s the justice and for rights and equal opportunity for everybody and humane conditions. And so, for me, it was an easy decision in that aspect. You know, so I could not sign it. I was forced to depart from my job because I will not sign it, and I cannot return back if I don’t sign it.

I have been here in the States for over 30 years. I’m an American citizen. I follow the law. And so, I have the luxury of having these rights, which many people in other countries do not have. It infringed on all my principles and, on top of that, my right to speech and also right to protest. It’s baffling that they can throw this down our throats, you know, and decide to protect another country’s economy versus protect our constitutional rights.

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BAHIA AMAWI: Yes, this is a public school, and I have been contracting with them for around nine years. And every year I get a contract that’s exactly a duplicate of the year before. And this year I got it, as well, the contract, at the initial start of my month, which is August, when school begins. And so I signed the initial contract. It was exactly the same as I sign every year.

But then, later on, a few weeks later, my speech coordinator contacted me and said, “Well, Bahia, we have additional papers this year. This is brand new. And we need people to sign it.” So, when I received the papers, I looked through it. It was about maybe a stack of four sheets of paper with a bunch of new compliances and new codes. They appeared to be normal, job-related issues, like background history, criminal history, you know, equal opportunity employment, until I came across the one that has nothing to do with my job, which is Code 2270.001 of the Texas Government Code. And that one, I was reading it, and it states that currently—the contractor must affirm that it currently does not or will not boycott Israel, and basically, in short, causing any economic harm. So, that’s when I noticed it.

And right away I sent an email immediately, and I stopped even reading the additional codes. And I sent the email to my speech coordinator telling her, “Listen, I cannot sign this. This is against my principles, against my constitutional rights. And it’s also against my moral and ethical values, considering that I am a Palestinian American and I have family that actually live in the Occupied Territories, so it affects me personally, as well.” So, it affects me in both ways—as an American citizen and as a Palestinian American, too.

She was kind enough. We have a really good relationship with her. And I’ve known—like I said, I’ve known everybody for nine years, so I have a really good relationship with everybody at the school district. And she tried to—”Let me see if I can go around it.” After two weeks, she returned back to me and apologized and said, “I’m really sorry, Bahia, but they said they will not pay you if you do not sign this part of the new compliances.” And so I kind of had to, you know, forcefully leave at that moment and couldn’t return.

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Pro-Israel Lobby Groups Secretly Admits Boycott Is Effective, Leaked Report Shows

Ali Abunimah discusses a leaked report from Creative Community for Peace (CCFP), a front for Israel government-backed lobby group StandWithUs, which admits the cultural boycott is “constantly growing” and “innovative.”

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Canadian Court Hands Important Victory to BDS Movement

Canadian Court ruled that Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions activists were denied free speech and campaigning rights when the city of Montreal tore down their posters highlighting an Israeli atrocity during an election campaign in Canada. We discuss the case with Bruce Katz, one of the main plaintiffs in the case

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Marc Lamont Hill Speaks Out After CNN Fires Him for Pro-Palestine Speech at U.N.

Less than a month after CNN fired Temple University professor Marc Lamont Hill for giving a speech at the United Nations supporting Palestinian rights, we speak with him about the international attention his comments have received, academic freedom and why he feels it’s more important than ever to speak out about Israeli human rights abuses. Marc Lamont Hill is a professor of media studies and urban education at Temple University. He is the author of several books, including “Nobody: Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond.” We also speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald, whose recent piece is titled ”CNN Submits to Right-Wing Outrage Mob, Fires Marc Lamont Hill Due to His 'Offensive' Defense of Palestinians at the U.N.”

NDPP

Meanwhile in the 'Opposition':

"NDP's Murray Rankin urges Trudeau government to oppose the election of socialist Cuba to the UN Human Rights Council while he sits on the Executive Committee of the Canada-Israel Interparliamentary group and promotes deeper ties with apartheid Israel."

https://twitter.com/dimitrilascaris/status/1074479583318093824

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Chris Hedges: 'Israel is Frightened and Desperate'

https://youtu.be/h7t07EoHWbo

"Chris Hedges joins Rick Sanchez to discuss the anti-BDS legislation sweeping the US."

Israel's loyalty oath. This is a frightening demonstration of Jewish State power, its capture of North American politicians who implement its agendas, and the urgent necessity of organizing to smash it. For a full Boycott of Apartheid Israel and dimantling  and prohibition of its extensive support networks here at home.

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BDS - A More or Less Accurate Assessment

http://normanfinkelstein.com/2018/12/20/bds-a-more-or-less-accurate-asse...

"...With an Israel that is stronger than it as ever been, economically, diplomatically and militarily, and the Palestinians at one of the low points in their history, how on earth can supporters of the BDS movement claim they're winning?"

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..this whole interview is great. davis is wonderful as usual making important connections. i usually post some of the transcript but for this you gotta watch it all. it's worth it. :) 

Exclusive: Angela Davis Speaks Out on Palestine, BDS & More After Civil Rights Award Is Revoked

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If Apartheid South Africa had a similar international support system and activist fifth column to Apartheid Israel today, it might be waging today a very similar campaign complete with ethnic cleansing and the demonization of indigenous resistance and their allies such as Angela Davis. And marches of thousands that 'Walk With South Africa' to raise funds for the South African Defence Force, such as those that occur yearly here in Toronto for Israel.

And speaking of prizes, from the country that urged a Nobel Prize for Al Qaeda's White Helmets, comes another recommendation...

Ex PM Paul Martin Recommends Irwin Cotler For A Nobel Prize

https://www.cjnews.com/news/canada/ex-pm-paul-martin-recommends-irwin-co...

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'Settler-States Stick Together'

https://twitter.com/NoLore/status/1085366441388457985

"I will continue to condemn the BDS movement." - Trudeau

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"Thank you Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, my friend, for so clearly explaining the anti-Semitic nature of the BDS movement and condemning those who seek to delegitimize and demonize the State of Israel." - Israel Minister of Public Security & Strategic Affairs - 

https://twitter.com/giladerdan1/status/1085795805490020352

Unfortunately Israel does that all by itself. No help necessary from BDS.

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..from democracy now headlines.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Reinstates Award for Angela Davis After Public Outcry

Back in the U.S., the board of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute has voted to reaffirm leading activist and civil rights icon Angela Davis as the recipient of its Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award, after previously rescinding the award over her activism for Palestinian rights. The institute withdrew the award days after the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center sent a letter urging the board to reconsider honoring Davis due to her support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. The decision was met with widespread condemnation. The board offered a public apology for the move earlier this month.

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Irish lower house passes bill to ban Israeli settlement goods

The Israeli foreign ministry has reprimanded Ireland's ambassador Alison Kelly after the lower house of Irish parliament voted in favour of a bill that will ban the purchase of goods and services from the illegal Israeli settlements.

In a statement, the office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it was a shame that Ireland "condemns the only democratic state in the Middle East".

"Israel is outraged over the legislation against it in the Irish parliament, which is indicative of hypocrisy and anti-Semitism," the statement said.

Last December, the upper house of the Irish parliament, the Seanad, voted in favour of the decision despite attempts by the United States, European powers and Israel to thwart it.

The bill, put forward by independent Irish Senator Frances Black, seeks to ban the import or sale of goods produced by settlements in the occupied West Bank.

It was then passed on to the Dail, the lower house of Irish parliament, by Senator Niall Collins from the largest opposition party, the Fianna Fail.

On Thursday, the Dail overwhelmingly backed the bill by a vote of 78-45.

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..i recommend watching all the angela segments on today's show.  here's a highlight from 2 segments. if i believed in heros i'd be hard pressed to name another person i admire as much as angela davis.

Jewish Activists Hold Solidarity Shabbat Defending Angela Davis in Birmingham & Across U.S.

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AMY GOODMAN: You mentioned, as you were blessing the bread and the candles and the challah, the bread, that Angela Davis embodied your Jewish ideals. Can you explain that?

JESSE SCHAFFER: Yeah. I was raised in the context of historic Jewish oppression and harnessing our historic peoplehood, and that the greatest way to utilize that is to understand that our struggles are linked—right?—that we are more powerful when we understand that our oppression and our liberations are linked. And so, for me, Angela Davis is a direct expression of those values, and she has always understood that our historic struggles are linked, whether it’s Palestinians, it’s black folks in the South, Jewish folks—really, any struggle for justice—that they’re all linked and that we’re stronger together.

Angela Davis Returns to Birmingham, Reflecting on Palestinian Rights & Fight for Freedom Everywhere

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ANGELA DAVIS: And so, Jewish Voice for Peace has done an amazing job over the last years bringing people together all over, all over the country. So when I heard about this Shabbat, I said—well, first of all, it made me feel really humble—

IMANI PERRY: Yeah.

ANGELA DAVIS: —because I’m—you know, I don’t really think of myself as being special. No, hold on for a second. Let me say what I have to say. Let me say what I have to say. I think that a lot of work that has been accomplished by organizations and movements and huge numbers of people gets projected onto individuals.

IMANI PERRY: OK.

ANGELA DAVIS: I know we often assume that when we speak of the civil rights movement, immediately who comes to mind?

IMANI PERRY: Right. King.

ANGELA DAVIS: Dr. King. And, of course, Dr. King was a powerful figure. But he did not create the civil rights movement.

IMANI PERRY: Right, right.

ANGELA DAVIS: And I think, particularly at this moment in our history, when we are so influenced by the neoliberal ideologies of global capitalism, we have to figure out ways in which we can contest this individualism—

IMANI PERRY: That’s right.

ANGELA DAVIS: —that shapes the way we think about the world.

IMANI PERRY: Yes.

ANGELA DAVIS: So, what I want to say is that I’m happy, I’m happy to be here, but I think it’s important that you know that I am simply standing in for the work that was done by vast numbers of people, thousands and millions of people all over the country and all over the world. And so, that is how I—that is how I read the Shabbat.

ANGELA DAVIS: And the slogan, “Angela, sister, you are welcome in this house”—”Angela, sister, you are welcome in this Shabbat” comes from a slogan that was used on many posters all over the country when I was underground fleeing the FBI. So, people put up these posters on their doors: “Angela, sister, you are welcome in this house.”

And you have to realize that the only reason people are familiar with my name and my history today is because people did that work of organizing the movement to save my life back in the 19—1970. Well, it started in 1969, when Ronald Reagan fired me from my job, but—you know, I don’t know why I always end up in the middle of these situations. I really—I really never asked to be at the center of it all. I was very happy to be organizing on the sidelines and doing the work to promote someone else. But somehow or another—I have no idea.

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Ness TSG - Israel

https://www.israeldefense.co.il/en/company/ness-tsg

"Congratulations to Canada's leading software company Open Text for their new strategic partnership with Israel's Ness pro. Open Text's CEO Mark Barrenchea shared his vision in the Intelligent and Connected Enterprise."

https://twitter.com/CanEmbIsrael/status/1098176125916860416

"BDS campaign still working!"

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Trudeau Seriously Out of Step With Canadian Attitudes Towards Israel's Violations of Palestinian Human Rights 

https://buff.ly/2GDJ3cp

"The PM's most recent attack on the non-violent Palestinian civil society-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement appears to be in direct contradiction to the opinions of the majority of Canadians..."

But direct aligned with those of the Israel Lobby.

NDPP

Canada Ballet Tours Israel

http://www.cjnews.com/culture/entertainment/canadian-ballet-tours-israel

"Les Grands Ballet Canadiens will bring 'Vendetta' to the Israeli Opera House at the end of the month..."

Still working!

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Dutch Mainstream Left Party Endorses BDS, Boycotts Israel

Netherland’s political movement Green Left Party became the first mainstream movement to endorse the boycott of Israel. The Green Left Party has 14 seats out of 150 seats in the lower house of the Dutch Parliament.

During the General Congress of the party, the motion to boycott Israel through the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement, was passed.

“BDS is a legitimate means to help Palestinians in their fight for justice,” the passed motion said stating that Green Left “will be alert and resist forcefully attempts in any country to criminalize BDS.”.....

NDPP

SodaStream Opens Plant in Mississauga

https://twitter.com/AmdurNissan/status/1103437930016751619

Still Working!

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Atom Egoyan's Cosi Fan Tutte in Tel Aviv

https://twitter.com/CanEmbIsrael/status/1135857859621580800

"Our Deputy Ambassador welcomed Canadians from Canadian Opera and the Israeli Opera at the opening of Canadian Atom Egoyan's Cosi Fan Tutte in Tel Aviv. Don't miss it - there are performances until June 15."

Shameful. Egoyan and Canadian author Margaret Atwood also accepted a large cash prize, the Dan David Award, from an Israeli university  some years ago. So much for some members of Canada's artistic community respect for BDS and Israel's oppression of Palestinians. Obviously money speaks more persuasively than principle in some cases.

iyraste1313

EU blasted for ever closer co-operation with terror regime in Israel

"Public funds contributed by European tax payers are channeled to a country that not only disregards human rights but also uses most advanced knowledge and technology for the very violation of human rights.... This is not compatible with the values Europe upholds."

By

 Stuart Littlewood June 12, 2019

115 intellectuals and academics demanding Europe pull out of its trade treaty obligations with Israel!
This is a must campaign in Canada! And every MP that does not support this must be noted!

NDPP

'Ayanna Pressley Votes With Pro-AIPAC GOP and Dems Against BDS'

https://twitter.com/MaxBlumenthal/status/1153826331966214144

"When Pressley ran against one of the most anti-interventionist members of Congress, she was advised by Alex Goldstein, a pro-Israel activist who described himself as a 'Zionist who works every day to fight BDS."

NDPP

Today BnaiBrith Canada is Urging Students to Defund CFS

https://twitter.com/mbueckert/status/1154808690781958147

"This year Ontario students have a unique opportunity to deny funding to one of Canada's most prominent supporters of the antisemitic BDS movement..."

If Apartheid South Africa had a Zionist power structure as strong as Apartheid Israel's it would be acting just like BnaiBrith is now. Shut their disgusting foreign lobby operations down now! Ascertain where its support, influence and money is coming from in your community and dismantle them permanently. They are aiding and abetting racist genocide and eating Palestine alive and it must be stopped now!  Demand your politicians stop doing its bidding immediately. For a total global boycott and sanctions of Apartheid Israel!

josh
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Thanks, Josh - yes, this is a big court victory, driving the Zionist lobby batshit crazy!

Federal Court Of Canada Rules Against Labelling Settlement Wines “Product Of Israel”

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July 29, 2019

OTTAWA — Independent Jewish Voices Canada (IJV) applauds Dr. David Kattenburg for his successful application to the Federal Court of Canada for a judicial review in the matter of wines sold in Canada that are labelled “Product of Israel” despite their being produced in Israel’s illegal West Bank settlements. The Federal Court agreed with Dr. Kattenburg’s position that these labels are “false, misleading and deceptive” and that, “as such, they contravene the requirements of subsection 7(1) of the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act and subsection 5(1) of the Food and Drugs Act.”

IJV is proud to have intervened in Dr. Kattenburg’s case at the judicial review hearing in May 2019 after having been granted intervenor status by the Court. IJV was considered to have sufficient knowledge of and familiarity with the labelling of products made in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, while B’nai Brith Canada’s simultaneous application for intervenor status was denied on the basis that they did not possess any such expertise.

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Some good news for a change. Bravo IJV!

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laine lowe wrote:

Some good news for a change. Bravo IJV!

While I'm a proud and long-time member of IJV, I think they'd be the first to point out that this really was David Kattenburg's (and his lawyer Dimitri Lascaris's) battle and victory. IJV helped and supported, and hopefully we will build on this win.

NDPP

From the Desk of Anthony Housefather, MP for Israel

https://twitter.com/AHousefather/status/1155959154856452096

"I have read the decision and agree with CIJA that the decision should be appealed."

He also chairs the standing committee on Human Rights.

NDPP

Progressive Democrats Vote Against BDS Palestinian Rights

https://youtu.be/hSi3hqnY2u8

"House Democrats, including key progressives, have passed a measure condemning the BDS movement. Why are Reps Ro Khanna, Tulsi Gabbard and Ayanna Pressley denouncing a global movement for Palestinian rights? Arron Mate interviews Ali Abunimah."

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Canadian MP [For Israel], Pro-Israel Group Call For Appeal of Ruling on Israel Settlement Wine Labels

https://twitter.com/PalestineTurtle/status/1158008993870163973

"Oh look: Trudeau's Justice and Human Rights Committee Chair, Anthony Housefather is making international news for opposing justice and human rights..."

NDPP

"After I critiqued the Green Party's statement on the Federal Court's wine labelling decision, the Party revised its statement. The statement now refers to the West Bank as 'occupied' rather than 'disputed'. My critique can be read here..."

https://twitter.com/dimitrilascaris/status/1161051345115328512

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"At TIFF...An Israeli film..."

https://twitter.com/GaliBaram/status/1170503686835068929

BDS still working?

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The Liberal government knows which side it supports in the occupied territories. Here is a piece showing the views of many of Canada's most prominent Jewish organizations. I think they are convinced that Palestinians should be treated like they are Canaanites in the Book of Joshua. Imagine the discrimination experienced by the Israelis in the West Bank, oy vey the suffering they have to endure.

Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) applauded the decision to appeal the ruling as well.

“The Federal Court ruling was deeply problematic and we are very pleased that the Attorney General will be moving forward with an appeal,” said FSWC President and CEO Avi Benlolo.

“There is nothing misleading labelling a wine as a product of Israel if it is produced by Israelis in an area controlled by Israel,” Benlolo said. “We are hopeful that the Court of Appeal will overturn the ruling, which we feel effectively discriminates against Israelis in the West Bank.”

http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/268518

 

 

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kropotkin1951 wrote:

The Liberal government knows which side it supports in the occupied territories. Here is a piece showing the views of many of Canada's most prominent Jewish organizations.

Please don't confuse "Jewish" with "fanatically pro-Israel". I don't want to hear that Jared Kushner is "one of America's most prominent Jews". Just as a for instance.

And what does "prominent" mean, besides "allied with the ruling class of Canada, and given free publicity by the mainstream media"?

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Toronto - The Most Zionist Community In The World

https://jewishtoronto.com/news-media/toronto-the-most-zionist-community-...

"Israel is the heart and soul of Canadian Jewry in general and of the Toronto community in particular, and in fact is the strongest source of unity among Canadian Jews - and a central element in Jewish identity here.."

 

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"In capitulating to the pro-Israel lobby's demands that he appeal a Federal Court ruling on West Bank settlement wines, AG David Lametti ignored written submissions from Amnesty Canada, UN special rapporteur Michael Lynk, IJV and this letter from Canada's United Church."

https://twitter.com/dimitrilascaris/status/1171138431856054275

As with the Meng Wanzhou kidnapping caper,  this capitulation to the winey Israel lobby indicates just how 'non-political, impartial and independent' Canada's justice system really is.

 

Behind Israel's Troll Army

https://twitter.com/AntiBDSApp/status/1171096595867295746

"Israel's app is directing users to e-mail the University of Toronto to stop a BDS event which they claim is 'hosting a member of a terrorist organization'."  But their own steady stream of IDF killers, recruiters, fundraisers and Zionist ideologues preaching racist intents and criminal apartheid is not to be questioned.

 

A Ten Step Guid To Exploiting Palestine on the Western Left

https://stevesalaita.com/a-ten-step-guide-to-exploiting-palestine-on-the...

Please forward to your favourite NDP politicians:

"Proven to enhance your appeal on liberal programming and facilitate your quest for social media celebrity...Arbitrarily change the language of Palestinian nationalism to make it more palatable to liberal Zionists. Replace scary words and phrases like 'fight', 'resistance', 'liberation' and 'from the river to the sea' with the soothing patter of peace and liberalism

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