JDL Canada to confront Al Quds Day in Toronto: Saturday July 2 at 1:30pm

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Saturday, July 2 at 1:30 PM
MEET at US Consulate at 360 University Ave, then MARCH to Queens Park

The Jewish Defence League will embark on a campaign to recruit people to join us as we confront the total evil and depravity of Al Quds Day.

Ahead of time, we will distribute flyers and continue to use social media to educate the public.

Most of our signage will be under the header “Happy Al Quds Day ” and we will show very graphic pictures of the hanging of gays, the recruiting of children for suicide bombing, the butchering from ISIS, the stoning of women.

We will also illustrate that the Jewish people are the indigenous people of Israel and that the Temple Mount belongs to the Jewish people.

There will be a Shabbaton downtown Toronto for the event and we need your full support.

CLICK HERE to learn more about the Al Quds Day of Jew hatred.

JOIN JDL Canada counter protest at City Hall: Friday, May 13, 2:30pm

On Friday, May 13, the mayor of Jerusalem is invited to CIty Hall by Toronto Mayor John Tory to celebrate Israeli independence.

A pro-Hamas group of Jew haters will be having a protest against Israel’s existence at the same time, beginning at 2:30pm.

The Jewish Defence League is calling upon good people to join us as we counter this manifestation of hatred for Jews and Israel.

A Special Evening: Fundraiser for Israeli activist and humanitarian Joel Busner — May 16 at 7pm

JDL Canada is proud to host a special evening to save a life.

Monday, May 16th, 7:00 pm
Toronto Zionist Center, 788 Marlee Avenue

Our special guest, Rabbi Ari Waldman from Congregation Ahavas Shalom, Israel, joins us to raise support for Joel Busner (Yosef Ben Tzion.)

Through BuyAPieceOfIsrael.com, Joel has helped people invest in Israel to keep land in Jewish hands. Through another, non-profit effort, he also gives packages to soldiers on the northern border, and food to the needy families in the frontier in the Shomron.

Joel Busner has spent his entire life working for the good of Israel and the Jewish people.  And now he is in need of a kidney transplant.

While Busner has medical coverage, the costs of transportation, assistance, physiotherapy and many other expenses add up to tens of thousands of dollars.

Please watch this video and plan to attend our fundraiser for Joel Busner on Monday, May 16 at 7pm. There is no admission charge.

 

 

 

JDL Canada will protest Beit Zatoun Passover Seder with Ken O’Keefe: Thursday, April 28

Toronto’s Beit Zatoun is a nerve center for anti Israel incitement. Beit Zatoun receives support from many Jews on the far left that support all or certain aspects of boycotting Israel.

And those far left Jews will be having a so-called “Liberation” Passover Seder at this BDS nerve center on Thursday, April 28.

Present at this event will be Ken O’Keefe.

Beit Zatoun describes Ken O’Keefe this way:

An ex-U.S. Marine, he renounced his U.S. citizenship out of disgust at the American empire’s carnage. He was a founding member of the Human Shield Action to Iraq (2003). He served as captain on the first Free Gaza Mission (2008) and survived the Israeli attack on the ship Mavi Marmara (2010).

His style of activism is characterized by his involvement in disarming two Israeli commandos as nine of his fellow Mavi Marmara passengers were executed. The Israeli military later claimed O’Keefe was a “terrorist operative of Hamas.” O’Keefe has repeatedly stated that Israeli Mossad and its assets, along with traitorous elements within the USA, are directly responsible for the “false flag” 9/11 attacks.

Ken O’Keefe refers to Jews as “those fucking Jews”:

JDL will confront this BDS Nazi lover that evening, between 6pm and 7pm.

Beth Zatoun is located at 612 Markham Street, one minute from Bathurst subway stop on the Bloor line (use Markham Street exit)

Visit our Facebook page about this protest for more information.

URGENT UPDATE: Canadian Jewish Support for “Breaking the Silence”

It has come to the attention of the Jewish Defence League that the New Israel Fund of Canada has involvement with the NGO “Breaking the Silence.”

This NGO is under investigation by the Government of Israel for charges of gathering IDF Classified Information.  The President of the New Israel Fund in Canada is Joan Garson.   Please review the following information:

Report: NGO Breaking the Silence collected classified information on IDF

Breaking the Silence – Toronto, Oct 14th
Daniel Thau-Eleff
To sue goldsteinSheryl NestelTyler Levitan and 2 More…
Today at 2:35 PM

Hi friends,
I received this from the New Israel Fund. I’m in the middle of reading the book, Our Harsh Logic. It’s a difficult read, as all the names are excised, so it’s just an anonymous soldier saying “We did this” for a page to 5 pages, over and over for 400 pages. Even so, it’s an extremely important document of the Israeli army’s activities from the inside, and particularly the references to soldiers harassing and arresting civilians, then seeing it reported in the newspaper as “4 terrorists apprehended” and “weapons found,” etc – I would highly recommend it – I got my copy from the Winnipeg Public Library, hopefully it’s similarly available in Toronto. And I’d think a talk with one of its (authors? organizers?) would be very interesting.
Note: the event is in someone’s home, but it is a public event. I checked with Atarah.

Daniel
— Forwarded Message —–
From: Atarah Derrick <atarah@…>
To: Atarah Derrick <atarah@…>
Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2013 11:15:13 AM
Subject: Breaking the Silence in Toronto

Hi everyone,

I hope you’re all well.

I’m writing to you about an event happening in Toronto on Monday, October 14 that I felt you should know about.

Dana Golan from Breaking the Silence (Shovrim Shtikah) will be in Toronto to speak about BTS’s new book, Our Harsh Logic.
While this is not an NIFC event, I think it would be a great opportunity to discuss the sensitive issues at hand and to hear from this transformative activist and educator. Here are the details:
When: Monday, October 14, at 7:30PM
Where: The home of Joan Garson and David Baskin,

If you need more information about the event, please contact Isaac Kates Rose at isaackatesrose@…

All the best,

Atarah

About BTS and the book:

Breaking the Silence is an organization of veteran combatants who have served in the Israeli military since the start of the Second Intifada and have taken it upon themselves to expose the Israeli public to the reality of everyday life in the Occupied Territories. They endeavor to stimulate public debate about the price paid for a reality in which young soldiers face a civilian population on a daily basis, and are engaged in the control of that population’s everyday life.

Israeli soldiers, the young men and women in the army, know the truth of the occupation better than anyone-they are the people who carry it out. Now, in a monumental book of  collective testimony, OUR HARSH LOGIC: Israeli Soldiers’ Testimonies from the Occupied Territories, 2000-2010 the soldiers speak out and demand to be heard.  The soldiers in OUR HARSH LOGIC have gone on the record with their personal experiences to break what they call a conspiracy of silence across Israeli society and to fulfill a moral obligation. Speaking with undeniable authority, they have made a supremely significant contribution to one of the world’s most vexed and intractable conflicts.
Atarah Derrick
National Outreach Associate
New Israel Fund of Canada
801 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 401
Toronto, Ontario M6A 2G1
416.781.4322
nifcan.org

On Tuesday  March 22nd, 2016 7:30 PM, there will be a panel discussion with Joan Garson from the New Israel Fund (a group that provides funding to many anti Israel BDS groups);  Karen Mock from J Space (another group that states. “we oppose Israel’s Jewish settlements”) and  an official from CIJA.

It is important for our community to demand that CIJA not provide any
standing to groups that promote anti Israel groups such as the NGO
“Breaking The Silence”

Sad day for the Jewish people: Salomon Benzimra (1943-2016)

36460d1b-2b46-416d-9713-fe6792ec1f6dSalomon Benzimra passed away on a flight back to Canada from Israel. He was a dear friend of the JDL and many others.  The funeral will be on Thursday at Steeles Memorial.

Salomon Benzimra has led a fascinating life. He was born in 1943 in the International Zone of Tangiers (now Morocco) which was a refuge for many cultures. His early education was in French schools, but his family was Spanish-speaking. In fact, his distant ancestors lived in Spain during the 1400s and were among the many who crossed the Straits of Gibraltar to escape the Inquisition. In addition to French, Spanish and English, Salomon also read Hebrew, and read and spoke a bit of Arabic.

He studied chemical engineering in France and worked in Morocco and Montreal before moving to Toronto in 1976. He became involved in Israeli and world affairs after 9/11 and began writing for publication.

With Goldi Steiner he founded Canadians for Israel’s Legal Rights (CILR), comprising a group of dedicated volunteers based in Toronto.

CILR has recently published, in Kindle format, The Jewish People’s Rights to the Land of Israel by Salomon Benzimra. This e-book is available on Amazon, and details the momentous decisions made at the 1920 San Remo Conference after the Ottoman Empire lost all its territories in the Middle East; decisions made in San Remo are crucial to understanding the present situation in the Middle East. Although suitable for any mature reader, the book was written specifically to prepare Jewish high school students to defend themselves against the defamation, lies and distortions about Israel that many face in university. The book is fact-based and educational, not political, and it debunks the current perception of Jewish Israelis as occupiers and settlers.