Canadians For Israel's Legal Rights is continuously monitoring the media for important news and stories related to our mission. We present a curated selection here.
Mark Vandermaas in CJN: Tearing Up Israel Is Hardly A Solution Worthy Of The Name
Mark Vandermaas, Official Lecturer for CILR, took issue with David Roytenberg’s assertion in The CJN that ‘territorial compromise in Judea and Samaria [is] a practical necessity.’ Vandermaas calls for Truth about Israel and No Division of the Land.
Co-Sponsors Hosted Dr. Martin Sherman: A Reality Check On Israeli-Arab Options
In presenting the reality, not the myths of Israel’s options in regards to finding an everlasting peace with Arab citizens, under both Hamas and Palestinian Authority control, Dr. Martin Sherman pulls no punches. On Dec 4 and 6 respectively he spoke at Beth Tikvah and at a downtown luncheon. Video now available.
Alan Baker Refutes Erekat's False Claims
Alan Baker tells it as it is — A rebuke to Erekat’s false claims that “East Jerusalem, under international law, is an integral part of the occupied Palestinian territory.” His piece entitled "The Palestinian Claim to Statehood: An Open Letter to PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat" was published through The Jerusalem Centre for Public Affairs.
Dr. Martin Sherman to speak in Toronto Dec. 4
plus Dr. Sherman Business Lunch Lecture Dec. 6
One of the foremost “intellectual warriors” of Israel will visit Toronto in early December. Dr. Sherman, who came to Israel as a lone soldier, has had a brilliant career in the IDF, academia and government. He is an “outside-the-box” strategic thinker, and is not afraid to disagree with the Establishment.
'International Consensus' On Jerusalem Is Baseless
Canadian legal scholar Dr. Jacques Gauthier has devoted 20 years to the thorny question of the ownership of Jerusalem, and has concluded that Israel has unquestionable sovereignty not only over the whole city, but over Judea and Samaria as well.
Yishai Fleisher - The Man Who’s Defending The Jews Of Hebron
Fleisher is the official spokesperson of the Jewish community in the West Bank city of Hebron, and in making the case for the 1,000-strong enclave in the city of 200,000 Arabs, he employs all the tools of modern technology: videos, podcasts and a Twitter feed with more than 7,000 followers. He recently spoke in Toronto.
Is Anti-Zionism The New Anti-Semitism?
Last week during the assault on Israel from the Gaza Strip, and the subsequent pile on from the usual suspects in the media, the Speakers Action Group Social Media director, Daniel Bordman, wrote this article on modern antisemitism.
The Jerusalem Post interviews Goldi Steiner and shines a spotlight on The Jewish People's Rights To The Land of Israel
VIDEO: United States withdraws from the United Nations Human Rights Commission because of its anti-Israel bias
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced on June 19, 2018, that the Trump administration will withdraw from the UN Human Rights Council as a result of the world's worst human rights abusers being elected to membership in the UNHRC and its “chronic anti-Israel bias.”
Please read Barbara Kay’s article:
"A gift for Israel's birthday: a legal summary of its clear legitimacy". She is one of the most respected journalists of our time. Her recommendation of Salomon Benzimra’s book - the Jewish People’s Rights to the Land of Israel-JPRLI - has stirred excitement and much interest in the upcoming publication of the book, written April 17, 2018. Co-Founder Goldi Steiner of Canadian’s for Israel’s Legal Rights expects the English version to be available shortly.
Diane Bederman makes an extremely compelling argument in her article "ISRAEL HAS LEGAL RIGHTS AND THE TIME HAS COME TO COUNTER THE LIES ABOUT ISRAEL AS AN OCCUPIER", written on March 28, 2018.
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman recently requested that the State Department cease using the word "occupation" to describe Israel's control of the West Bank, according to a report on Israeli broadcasting channel Kan.
"US AMBASSADOR FRIEDMAN TELLS STATE DEPT. TO STOP USING WORD 'OCCUPATION", written on December 27, 2017.