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Security Council Chamber, UN headquarters. Image credit: Rick Bajornas/ United Nations Photo/Flickr
Yves Engler | The campaign proved that a small number of dedicated activists with a targeted, well-planned strategy could have a major impact on Canadian foreign policy.
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Rabbi David Mivasair sits next to paint-covered steps outside Israeli consulate. Image: World BEYOND War Canada/Twitter
Michael Keefer | There are three glaring asymmetries made evident by the recent arrest of Rabbi David Mivasair following his participation in a demonstration outside the Israeli consulate in Toronto.
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 Bradley Peats, the Director General of Strategic Planning, Canadian Armed Forces, signs the IDF-CAF annual work-plan, 2019. Image credit: IDF Spokesperson's Unit/Wikimedia Commons. CC BY-SA 3.0.
Yves Engler | Media largely ignores how Canadian military trainers and aid have supported the creation of a Palestinian security force explicitly to enforce Israel's occupation of the West Bank.
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Aerial view of the Temple Mount showing Al-Aqsa mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem. Image credit: Andrew Shiva/Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 4.0
Karl Nerenberg | Among those of us here in Canada who feel some connection to the beleaguered region, despair often seems like the only possible response. But many continue to believe a just settlement is possible.
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Israeli artillery firing into Gaza, May 18, 2021. Image credit: Israel Defense Forces/Wikimedia Commons
John Miller | More than 2,000 Canadian journalists and others recently signed a letter calling for more accurate and inclusive coverage of Middle Eastern conflicts. It's proven to be controversial.
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Pro-Palestine protest in Chicago, May 16, 2021. Image credit: Aveedibya Dey/Unsplash
Rick Salutin | It turns out that the collapse of the Palestinian dream of their own state -- which Israel used its power to obliterate -- leaves Palestinians not desolated but reinvigorated.
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Protest against U.S. aid to Israel and for a free Palestine on May 15, 2021, San Francisco. Image credit: Patrick Perkins/Unsplash
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Israel has launched another of its horrific, periodic bombing campaigns against the embattled Gazans. The U.S. enables this by providing Israel with billions in aid and access to weapons.
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Prime Minister Trudeau meetd with the president of Israel, Reuven Rivlin, in Chelsea, Quebec, April 2019. Image credit: Adam Scotti/PMO
Yves Engler | The Canadian government offers innumerable forms of support to the regime. Chief among them are tax deductible charitable donations going to Israel.
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1982 newspaper ad in the Toronto Star. Image courtesy of author
Paul Weinberg | A recollection and overview of the Committee of Concerned Canadian Jews, an early Canadian Jewish dissident grouping formed during the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon.
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eople attend the March for Palestine protest in London, U.K. May 15, 2021. Image credit: Ehimetalor Akhere Unuabona/Unsplash
Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish | What is happening right now in Palestine is not only a test of political will -- and international law -- but of our shared humanity.
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Israeli police officers in Lod. Image credit: Israel Police/Wikimedia Commons
Karl Nerenberg | What started as peaceful resistance to the latest attempted expulsion of Arabs from their homes in East Jerusalem has forced the Palestinian question onto centre stage.
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Russell Lavis at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Image courtesy of Russell Lavis
Robert Massoud | On May 22, starting at 5 a.m., Russell Lavis will attempt to run 125 kilometres to help purchase emergency COVID equipment for Gaza.