A thoughtful article by Naomi Klein - We don't feel like celebrating with Israel this year
Jane Fonda and Danny Glover have signed on.
Toronto film festival ignites ant-Israeli boycott - Washington Times
Toronto film festival hit by cultural boycott - (same link, not Guardian.co.uk)
Why boycott Israel? - Because Israel is an apartheid state!
Also boycott Canwest and the National Post - though they are bankrupt, laying off employees and demanding concessions and wage cutbacks, they have sponsored 'Brand Israel' and do everything possible to equate an Israeli boycott with anti-semitism. Fight the BIG LIE! Fight Apartheid! BOYCOTT!
In 2008, the Israeli government and Canadian partners Sidney Greenberg of Astral Media, David Asper of Canwest Global Communications and Joel Reitman of MIJO Corporation launched "Brand Israel," a million dollar media and advertising campaign aimed at changing Canadian perceptions of Israel. Brand Israel would take the focus off Israel's treatment of Palestinians and its aggressive wars, and refocus it on achievements in medicine, science and culture.