Harper Israel

Tories Release Pro-Israel Ad Amid War In Gaza, But They Don't Want Everyone To See It

The Huffington Post Canada | Michael Bolen | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada Politics

As the conflict in Gaza escalates, the Conservatives have released a dramatic new ad that highlights the party's staunch support for Israel, but it se...

Harper: There's Evidence Hamas Uses Human Shields Against Israeli Airstrikes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Terrorists are deliberately placing people in the path of an Israeli offensive aimed at stopping rocket attacks from Gaza, says Prime Ministe...

Israeli Peace Activists Are Shocked By Harper's Visit Too

Ilan Baruch | Posted 05.03.2014 | Canada Politics
Ilan Baruch

The occupation contradicts the values and wishes of most Israelis. There is no need for incitement to drive a wedge of hate between Palestinians and Israelis. The policy of occupation and the behaviour of the settlers is enough. I condemn terrorism and incitement, but the truth must be said: some of us, Israelis, engage in incitement.

Here's What Canadians Thought Of Harper's Middle East Trip

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Almost half of Canadians followed Prime Minister Stephen Harper's recent trip to the Middle East, and a third said they had positive views of...

Journalistic Objectivity Need Not Apply To Harper's Israel Trip

Michelle Whiteman | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Politics
Michelle Whiteman

In the radical chic post-modern world which La Presse journalist Agnes Gruda and those like her inhabit, one cannot be both pro-Israel and pro-Palestinian. According to this mindset, pro-Palestinian support requires the negation of any identification with the Israeli narrative. "An honest broker", therefore, is defined as one who is at odds with the Israeli position.

Media Bites: Harper Defines the New Anti-Semitism

J.J. McCullough | Posted 03.29.2014 | Canada Politics
J.J. McCullough

2012-04-27-mediabitesreal.jpg Stephen Harper's first-ever trip to the Holy Land wrapped up this weekend, and the reviews were basically worse than I, Frankenstein. But if one specific outrage loomed above all others, it was the PM's January 20 address to the Israeli parliament, during which, in the words of Warren Kinsella, "Harper, a Gentile, literally took it upon himself to redefine anti-Semitism."

FULL TEXT: Harper's Speech To Israeli Parliament

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM - The following is a condensed version of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's remarks to the Israeli Knesset on Monday:Shalom.And thank you for ...

Harper Arrives In Israel

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada Politics

JERUSALEM - Prime Minister Stephen Harper basked in a hero's welcome in Israel on Sunday as he arrived for his inaugural visit to the Middle East, tak...

Business Entourage To Join Harper's Israel Trip

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Taxpayers will be footing the bill for an entourage of at least 30 business people and community leaders to accompany Prime Minister Stephen ...

PM To Visit Israel Next Year

CP | Will Campbell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper basked in the glow of support from members of Canada's Jewish community on Sunday, announcing a first-ever tri...

Some Much-Needed Gushing?

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - For one night, at least, Prime Minister Stephen Harper will set aside the stresses of the Senate expenses scandal and his sagging poll number...

Half Of Us Would Prefer They Butt Out

CBC | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Politics

Nearly half of Canadians polled would prefer the federal government be neutral when it comes to Israel and the Palestinian Territories, a new poll sug...

Baird Hails 'Miracle' Of Israel

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - With hope of an Israel-Gaza ceasefire beckoning Tuesday, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird hailed the "miracle" of a Zionist Israel while U...