cig_control June 29, 2018

The High Court of Justice in Asturias last week confirmed that a city council’s policy of boycotting Israel was unconstitutional. The City Council of Castrillon in Northern Spain passed a motion effectively boycotting Israel, Israeli businesses, and companies doing business with Israel in August last year. The Court declared, however, that this policy was in […]

cig_control June 17, 2018

The Palestinian Authority government in Ramallah blames Hamas for controlling the Gaza Strip and exploiting its resources for its own private ends and abusing Palestinian residents, while taking advantage of their difficult situation. Human rights organizations in Israel and around the world repeatedly claim that Israel is still an “occupying power” in the region and […]

cig_control June 17, 2018

Invited to speak at Hebrew Union College’s commencement ceremony, the novelist Michael Chabon took the opportunity not only to attack Zionism—and especially the Jewish residents of Hebron—but also to advocate for intermarriage and to express his dissatisfaction with Judaism itself, which strikes him as a “giant interlocking system of distinctions and divisions.” Nothing, Chabon began […]

cig_control June 8, 2018

List ranks world countries according to amount of violence against Christians and Jews. North Korea came out top for the 16th year running followed by Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan and Pakistan. Causes were radical Islam and governments using religious persecution to prop up their power, report said. The list was put together by Christian organisation Open […]

cig_control June 2, 2018

Does Islamic antisemitism exist in Canada? We know that Jews are the most targeted religious group, with 221 antisemitic hate crimes in 2016. There were 139 hate crimes directed against Muslims. With a Canadian Jewish population of 329,500, and a Canadian Muslim population of 1,053,945, there was an antisemitic hate crime for every 1491 Canadian […]

cig_control June 1, 2018

Two months after the International Legal Forum notified the Belgian Ministry of Education regarding an anti-Semitic caricature featuring in an official Belgian schoolbook, the Belgian Ministry of Education announced in response that it will be removed in the next edition. The caricature, found in a Belgian geography book designed for 15-year-olds and previously approved by […]

cig_control May 30, 2018

Banner was “too controversial” because it resembled the Israeli flag, principal says TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is expressing its outrage after the principal of a Toronto public school removed a banner made by students for Jewish Heritage Month, in a decision upheld by officials at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). The banner had […]

cig_control May 4, 2018

Dr. Mordechai Kedar’s visit could not have been timelier. The Middle East world renowned expert’s lecture series coincided with Prime Minister Netanyahu explosive revelation; that Mossad had found incriminating evidence of proof that Iran has been lying to the world and has been actively pursuing a nuclear weapons program. With 80,000 militants on six air […]