After years of treating the Jewish Defence League as if they were a rogueish but loveable younger brother, Canadian Jewish Congress supremo Bernie Farber has finally said something about the JDL that's stronger than "they're not my cup of tea" or that he's "disappointed" by them. Farber's epiphany, in the form of an opinion piece in the Toronto Sun, is a response to the JDL's rally last week in support of Britain's extremist English Defence League.
Related rabble.ca story:
Speech by Ken Stone of Independent Jewish Voices at Al-Quds Rally in Toronto.
VICTORIA, B.C. -- "Program Our Way to Fight," the record of an evening with Canadian author Michael Reardon recently hosted by the Victoria Chapter of Independent Jewish Voices (IJV) Canada, is being censored by Shaw Cable in Vancouver.
Pasifik.ca, who recorded the event and wishes to release it as an independent community program, has received an email saying that Shaw TV cannot broadcast the video of Our Way to Fight: Peace-work Under Siege in Israel-Palestine by Michael Riordon, as it is too "unbalanced" and "controversial."