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At University College Cork in the Republic of Ireland from 11 March to 2 April of 2017, a conference entitled International Law and the...
L’Iran des mullahs fait la pluie et le beau temps au Moyen-Orient et en contrôle cinq capitales: Beyrouth, Bagdad, Damas, plus récemment Sanaa et...
Saturday was my birthday. Saturday was also the deathday for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement targeting not just Israeli activities in the...
Recent actions/decisions by the United Nations Security Council and United Nations General Assembly give pause for serious thought. Let’s take a minute to remind...
It has been a few years in the making, but those who advocate for boycotts against Israel are today facing very tough times. BDS,...
The day I moved to Israel was the day that Shimon Peres, one of Israel’s founding fathers, passed away. Peres, a former prime minister...
Is this what is supposed to happen when someone parrots Israeli Labor Party policy toward the Palestinians? As I told host P.J. Maloney on...
With all the commentary about last week’s vote at the United Nations Security Council, over the issue of Israeli settlements, it’s hard to cut...
Berl Nadler’s remarks at Toronto Mayor John Tory’s Chanukah Reception on December 20th, 2016 I would like to thank our host this evening, Mayor...
Democracy is about to fail. Only journalism can save it. But today’s journalism is far from what it needs to be to carry out...
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Nous approchons de la période de fêtes hivernale et il est utile de s’interroger sur le sens qu’il faut donner à la fête dans...
Good Evening, My name is Berl Nadler and I am the Co-chair of the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) for the GTA. ...
Published in the Canadian Jewish News “Motion 36,” Queen’s Park’s December 1 declaration denouncing BDS, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, received...
Published in the Globe and Mail Twelve years ago, on a clear, sunny morning between Christmas and New Year, I opened the door to...
Berl Nadler’s remarks at the Ontario Legislative Assembly press conference on Gila Martow’s tabling of a resolution to reject BDS My name is Berl...
Balancing my family life, my work life and my community life is a worthwhile challenge. Volunteers are the glue that hold the community together....
On November 25th, Hillel Atlantic hosted their monthly Shabbat dinner. This month, we invited our friends from DalOUT and the King’s P.R.I.D.E. Society to...
Appeared in Canadian Jewish News The world’s indifference to the ongoing slaughter of Syrians – in particular, the Russian-Assad brutal bombing in Aleppo –...
At first glance, Basel is just another quiet, Germanic city straddling the Rhine River. Crossing the border from France to drive in, there are...