zionism

CBC story about Canadian sheep sent to Israel raises ethical, factual issues

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A recent CBC story reported that these sheep have just come from Canada to Israel where they now live on a farm on land confiscated from Palestinian peasants in 1948. CBC’s Derek Stoffel seems to think this is a good news story. But his article has some major issues. Read more… (more…)

Antisemitism and zionism: two sides of same coin, says Montreal professor

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Judaism is a religion that has existed for several thousand years, notes Professor Yakov Rabkin of the University of Montreal.┬áZionism on the other hand, is a relatively recent political movement which developed in the late 19th century in response to European antisemitism. Zionism depends on antisemitism to survive, he argues. They are two sides of the same coin. Listen to a surprising 7 minute interview. Learn more: (more…)