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Palestinian Activists Call For Israel's Expulsion From FIFA

Jibril Rajoub, President of the Palestinian Football Association (Credit: Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann) By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Far-left, political activist group Gush Shalom and Palestinian official Jibril Rajoub have called on Israel to ban its soccer clubs in Judea and Samaria. Gush Shalom has threatened to get Israel expelled from Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) if it does not disband the clubs.   Continue reading

Jewish Philanthropist Marcus Katz Dies at 89

Marcus Katz (Credit: Girl's Town Chadash) By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada Jewish philanthropist and holocaust survivor Marcus Katz passed away Tuesday night. He was 89. Continue reading

UK Union President Strikes Down Policy Regarding Jewish Students

Malia Bouattia, president of the United Kingdom’s National Union of Students (Credit: Facebook/Malia Bouattia) By Reut CohenB'nai Brith Canada Malia Bouattia, president of the United Kingdom’s National Union of Students (NUS),has again been accused of antisemitism after voting for a measure that would take away the ability of Jewish students to choose their own representative to the Anti-Racism, Anti-Fascism (ARAF) committee. Continue reading

British Baroness Justifies Terrorism, Accuses Israel of Creating Them

Baroness Jenny Tonge (Credit: Jessica Elgot/The Guardian) By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada A life peer (high ranked politician) in the United Kingdom claims that Israel's treatment of Palestinians is a "major cause" of ISIS and the rise of Islamist terrorism. Continue reading

Pokemon GOes Everywhere (Including the Holocaust Museum)

By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada Pokemon Go, a new mobile gaming app, has unknowingly been sending its players to walk through sensitive Jewish sites.  Continue reading

Brazilian University Compares Nazism to Zionism

Source: Federal University of ABC, Brazil By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada It's nice to see some universities actually applying some 'higher learning.' Continue reading

Knesset Passes Law that can Expel Members

Israel's Knesset building in Jerusalem (Credit: Wikipedia Commons) By Simon PelsmakherB’nai Brith Canada A law has been passed by the Israeli Knesset that allows for a sitting member to be expelled for incitement to racism or violence against the state. Continue reading

Republican National Convention Live Comment Section Turns Antisemitic

Former Hawaii Gov. Linda Lingle speaking at the Republican National Convention (Source: Screenshot from YouTube) By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The Republican National Convention disabled its live chat window/comment section after antisemitic postings ran rampant Monday night.  Continue reading

Leaked Document Reveals Questionable Intent of Iran's Nuclear Program

The P5+1, European Union, and Iranian signatories of the Nuclear Deal.  By Simon PelsmakherB'nai Brith Canada According to leaked documents exposed by the Associated Press, Iran plans to rapidly expand its uranium enrichment program after the first 10 years of its nuclear deal. Continue reading

Elie Wiesel to be Honoured by US Congress

  Elie Wiesel (Source: Elie Wiesel Foundation for Humanity) By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada The U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee has approved a bill to honour the life and work of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Elie Wiesel.  Continue reading
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