JSpaceCanada welcomes Paul Michaels of CIJA for a presentation and discussion on the history of the Israel/Palestinian conflict and significant UN resolutions, as we approach the 50th anniversary of the 1967 war.
Join us to hear the “facts” in an “alt.fact” world.
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, 7:30pm
Toronto Public Library - Northern District
40 Orchard View Blvd, Room 224. Map Free Admission
By Harry Schachter Toronto, Feb. 10, 2017 – President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet at the White House in just a few days, on February 15. During the presidential campaign Trump had said he would be “the best thing that could ever happen to Israel.” When Trump was elected, and especially when he named the polarizing David Friedman as his ambassador to Israel, the right wing in Israel and America felt triumphant. Trump claimed that the Israel-U.S. relationship “got repaired as soon as I took the oath of office.” Considering that the Obama administration had acted, at least to a limited extent, as a check on Israeli expansion in the occupied territories, none of these statements were encouraging. READ MORE