Knesset in Jerusalem, July 31, 2001. Avishai Teicher, via PikiWiki-Israel free image collection project. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Corey Balsam, Sid Shniad | While this new law doesn't change much in practice, it should lay to rest any remaining illusions about Israel's true nature.
Jewish Voice for Peace statement on anti-Semitism
Reuben Roth | A critique of attempts by apologists for Israeli state policies to label criticism of Israeli policies as anti-Semitic.
Doug Ford speaks to a group. Photo: Doug Ford/Flickr
Yves Engler | In one of his first post-election moves Ford announced that he would seek to ban an annual Palestinian solidarity event. Ford will further link Israel campaigning and bigoted, right-wing politics.
Janelle Monae performs at the 2012 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, June 23, 2012. Photo: Brian Goldschmied. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Concerned Residents of Ottawa, Amy Kishek, Geneviève Nevin, Trevor Purvis, Bill Skidmore | An open letter to the Ottawa Jazz Festival regarding its partnership with the State of Israel.
United Nations seal. Photo: Eric Bridiers/U.S. Mission Geneva/Flickr
Safia J. Lakhani, Pro Bono | If international pressure is the key to ending Israeli apartheid, then a fulsome reporting on facts is the first step.
Child sits near wreckage in Gaza. Photo: andlun1/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | As the United States and Israel celebrated the official opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, May 14, about an hour away the Israeli military was firing on thousands of Palestinians.
Screenshot from video
Canadian Boat to Gaza | On May 15, the Canadian Boat to Gaza campaign hosted its first live videocast with Libby Davies and Ann Wright to discuss recent events in Gaza and the current Freedom Flotilla mission.
Canadian Boat to Gaza Logo, Libby Davies, Ann Wright, Freedom Flotilla for a Just Future for Palestine
David Heap, Canadian Boat to Gaza, Freedom Flotilla Coalition | We discuss current events in Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla 2018 with Ann Wright and Libby Davies, then introduce the five 2018 Freedom Flotilla participants from Canada.
Boy stands by building rubble in Palestine. Photo: Grassroots International/Flickr
Monia Mazigh | In a democracy, members of Parliament enjoy freedom of opinion and some sort of privilege to speak their minds. Why are so many of them choosing to remain silent on human rights in Palestine?
Jewish Federations logo. Image: schriro123/flickr
Yves Engler | Taxpayers should tell political leaders they don't want to subsidize a wealthy country in the Middle East and the Canada Revenue Agency should be pushed to investigate Jewish Federation funding.
Shaw convention centre in Ottawa. Photo: Jennifer Tweedie/flickr
Yves Engler | Why, when the Palestine Resolution was endorsed unanimously by the NDP youth convention and by over 25 riding associations, did the powers that be not want it even discussed?
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his office in Jerusalem, June 7, 2017. Photo: U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv/flickr
Miranda Gallo | The "singling out Israel" accusation is a decades-old tactic that Israel's proponents use almost any time that Israel is challenged on its human rights record.