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Protest Planned against Florida Senator Who Met Anti-Israel Groups

Dwight Bullard, Florida State Senator, wearing a Palestinian kaffiyeh (headscarf) at the Democratic National Convention, July 2016. (Credit: Ben Sales/Times of Israel) By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada  Pro-Israel activists in the Miami area plan to protest a state senator who has visited the West Bank to meet with anti-Israel groups as well as supporting the boycott and sanctions movement against the Jewish state, as reported by Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Continue reading

Shoufani Supporters Clash with Journalists

Screengrab of a CHCH report on suspended Mississauga Catholic school teacher Nadia Shoufani. By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/Researcher B'nai Brith Canada   Apparently, some defenders of freedom expression are allowed to squash that very same freedom of others - specifically when it challenges their own point of view. Continue reading

Jewish Billionaire George Soros Funds Groups That Support Boycotts Of Israel

George Soros (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada Recently leaked documents reveal that Jewish billionaire George Soros has and continues to fund several groups that advocate for the boycott of the Jewish State. Continue reading

A Look at Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas’ Jewish Heritage

US Gymnast Gabby Douglas poses with her gold medal after the medal ceremony at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Credit: Getty Images/Laurence Griffiths) By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada The U.S. Olympic women’s artistic gymnastics team, dubbed the Final Five, has been making headlines for its success at this year’s Summer Olympics, including for winning a gold medal in the all-around team finals.  Continue reading

Israeli Scientist Confirms Stephen Hawking's Theory Of Black Holes

Professor Jeff Steinhauer, Technion Physics Department (Credit: Facebook)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Israeli scientist, Jeff Steinhauer, has proved that Stephen Hawking's hypothesis of black holes is true. Continue reading

Terrorist Who Stabbed Yeshiva Student Arrested

United Hatzalah responding to the terrorist attack in A-Tur, Jerusalem, August 11, 2016. (Credit: United Hatzalah)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The Arab man who admitted to stabbing a yeshiva student last week in a Jerusalem neighbourhood has been found, arrested and discovered to be a dangerous terrorist. Continue reading

Missouri Church Association Condemns Black Lives Matter Statement On Israel

Credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The bishop of a large African-American church association in Missouri penned an open letter to the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement that has rejected the notion that Israel is an apartheid state and dismissed the call for boycott and sanctions of the Jewish state. Continue reading

IDF Demolishes Home Of Palestinian Terrorist Who Murdered 13-Year-Old Girl

Israeli troops preparing to demolish the home of Palestinian terrorist Muhammed Nasser-Tarayrah in Bani Naim, West Bank. (Credit: IDF Spokesperson Office)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Israeli forces have demolished the family home of the Palestinian assailant who murdered a 13-year-old Israeli girl in June.  Continue reading

Chabad Signs New Deal With IDF, Provision For Draft Exemptions

Late Lubavitcher Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson (Credit: Associated Press)  By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada Chabad Lubavitch leaders have signed a new deal with the Israeli Defense Force (IDF), which exempts 15% of yeshiva students from military service. Continue reading

Vandal Overlays 'Jew' On Art Of Rat

Antisemitic Graffiti  (Credit: Twitter)   By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada For the fourth time in nine days, vandals have scrawled 'Jew' on an image of a rat in Chinatown, Washington D.C., as reported by the DCist. Continue reading
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