The Toronto Transit System on Monday rejected four advertisements, sponsored by the Montreal-based Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East and depicting Palestinians’ “loss of land” at the hands of Israel, as “inaccurate and misleading,” according to JTA.
Contrary to conventional wisdom in much of the Jewish community, there is a very little anti-Israel or anti-Semitic activity on U.S. and Canadian college campuses, according to a new study.
The American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise in Washington, headed by U.S.-Mideast policy analyst Mitchell Bard, found that 97 percent of the more than 100 universities tracked during the 2011-2012 academic year reported no such disturbing activity.
Chanan Reitblat, a Lithuanian-born and American-bred post-graduate student at Yeshiva University, went to Scotland’s historic St. Andrews University earlier this year to study chemistry and learned a lesson in contemporary politics.
Criticism of Israel, like criticism of any sovereign nation in the world, can be reasonable and legitimate. In recent years, however, discussions about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have all too often been polluted by those who seek to simplify the conflict into a battle between good and evil and turn public opinion against Israel.
The possibility of anti-Israel protestors storming into synagogues nationwide this Shabbat to protest the Gaza war has been deemed “plausible” by the Jewish Community Relations Council, which sent out a security alert to area institutions on Tuesday.
The possibility of anti-Israel protestors storming into synagogues nationwide this Shabbat to protest the Gaza war has been deemed "plausible" by the Jewish Community Relations Council, which sent out a security alert to area institutions on Tuesday.
But police investigating a flurry of text messages and e-mails about a Muslim cab driver who supposedly warned a passenger to stay out of Manhattan on Wednesday have not been able to validate the claim.