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March 07, 2003

Canada's Continued Support of anti-Semitism

I've been saying for a couple years now to members of my family and friends living in Canada that its clear that the Canadian government has been increasingly anti-Semitic and that it even seems doubtful that there is a future for Jews in the country. It now seems other Jews are starting to see the writing on the wall and realizing this as well.

I feel that the Liberal Party and this government has let down the Jewish community. Examples abound: the government attempt to legitimize the "political wing" of Hezbollah which, despite its self-admitted record of intentionally murdering Jewish and non-Jewish civilians for years, was being praised by our government recently for the great work it does in Lebanon; the reluctance of senior government officials to speak out forcefully and clearly against suicide bombings and other terrorist acts against Israelis and Jews worldwide; a reticence to condemn in clear and unambiguous language the violence and intolerance towards Jews and pro-Israel supporters on Canadian campuses and in the public domain; the government supported and tax-funded CBC's significantly biased reporting on all issues relating to Israel and the Jewish world; and the government's tolerance of the Lebanese ambassador to Canada's recent anti-Semitic rantings. As if an apology for hatred should ever suffice! Today, Ernst Zundel is trying to get back into our country and, last I heard, David Ahenakew still has his Order of Canada.

From Mark Dubowitz's open letter to his Member of Parlament, Dr. Bennett. [On ISRAPUNDIT]

Update: Also see Antisemitic Incidents In Canada Up By Over 60% [via ISRAPUNDIT]

Posted in Israel & Jewish Issues by usrbingeek at 2003-03-07 11:41 ET (GMT-5) | 0 Comments | Permalink


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