The Jewish Defence League (JDL) sent an open letter to former Canadian Jewish Congress CEO Bernie Farber, asking him to distance himself from anti-Semites.
In the past, Farber has testified before the Canadian courts as an expert witness in the field of hate crime.
The letter pointed out that Farber claimed a controversial imam is “not a hateful person” and his association with Islamists, while at the same time slamming JDL for working with “Nazi” and “neo-Nazi” groups. It also asked Farber not to associate himself with what they defined as “anti-Semites” and “Nazi-like activists.”
The Left-leaning media and academia in North America and Europe have become Political Islam’s best advocates. As women in Iran and Saudi Arabia fight against Islamic oppression, which includes mandatory covering of the head and the body – hijab, the Left in the West is hailing it, as a symbol of women’s liberation. Any criticism is regarded as “Islamophobia.”
Where is the program for Jews? Christians? Hindus? Government internships for Muslims and Muslims only. This is the very definition of sharia law, special superior rights for a “superior” class.
The city of Toronto will be funding a Muslim youth fellowship internship program in city councillors’ offices.
Canada is sinking fast under Trudeau.
Being critical of political Islam – and supporting progressive Muslims, as The Rebel does – used to be a core editorial position of the Post. When did that change?
Mayor Gerlack is an Islamophile. He recently cut the ribbon at an Overland Park mega-mosque that has confirmed its allegiance to the Koran.
(AFP) RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — “Islamophobia” in parts of the world is fuelling terrorism, the head of the United Nations said on a visit to Saudi Arabia Sunday, as anti-immigrant sentiment rises in some countries.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made the comment to reporters after talks with Saudi King Salman, Crown Prince and Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef, and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Because the murderous supremacist cult of Islam has nothing to with it.
The endgame of hijab culture in Islam is totalitarian. For all their talk of ‘renegades,’ Playboy and The Huffington Post are hawking the banal conformity of this age: Anything but Western Christendom.
In an article on how political correctness has made Britain vulnerable to terrorist attacks from the inside, M. G. Oprea’s terrific analysis shows that given the demand for “absolute tolerance for all things Muslim,” Britain has placed itself in an impossible situation. Who will dare to open her mouth about anything suspicious when there’s a chance she may get accused of racism (or worse)? In this Orwellian world, good is bad and bad is good.
We Iraqi immigrants call it the abaya. Annahhariri and Modanisa have a chic modern line that contrasts the drab black sheet my Christian mother had to wear while on her first teaching assignment in a small Iraqi village. There’s of course also the hijab, the burqa, and other articles of clothing belonging to the Muslim religion.
From the CBC… Thousands gather across the country to protest against Islamophobia
GenuineWitty has a good piece on the Astroturfing of these “spontaneous” anti-Islamophobia/anti-Trump demonstrations.
All the usual suspects are involved, but the media won’t mention that.
“Tell him you are a Muslim, tell him you are a Muslim,” Nancy Pelosi instructed Congressman Andre Carson at an anti-Trump rally on Monday, moments after she had just introduced him as a “Muslim member of Congress.” She apparently felt that the crowd hadn’t sufficiently gotten the point.
Pelosi normally rattles on about the dangers of “religion in politics,” but on Monday night she very much wanted religion in it — and not just any religion, but the most patriarchal of them. To see feminists hawking Islam so feverishly is an amusing spectacle, especially since a day or so later Pelosi had recovered her fear of religion in the public square and creeping Christian patriarchy. She cast Trump’s nomination of Neil Gorsuch as a gift to the religious right — one that imperils all women, not to mention those Americans who “breathe air, drink water, eat food, take medicine, or in any way interact with the courts.”
It is hard to accept – but we must – that the Middle East, the region that gave birth to our faith, could soon see the virtual extinction of Christianity.
It is all the more difficult at this time of year, when we are preparing to commemorate the story of Christ’s coming and his simple origins in what is now the Arab town of Bethlehem.
Yet the facts are these: the Christian population of the Middle East has shrunk from about seven per cent two decades ago to just 1.5 per cent today. And those that remain live in fear.
At a New York summit on the state of anti-Semitism today, Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said he would sign up if Muslims in the United States are ever forced to put their names on a registry.
Has the ADL spoken out about Keith Ellison possibly becoming DNC Chair?
I didn’t think so.
This is what the SPLC defends. Devout Muslims calling for the hanging of Asia Bibi. A Christian accused of blaspheming the death cult “prophet” muhammad.
Atheists have started a petition against the Southern Poverty Law Center’s recent decision to brand atheist authors critical of radical Islam as “anti-Muslim extremists,” with author Sam Harris calling the organization’s decision “dangerous and disgraceful.”
“Parents have been left fuming after discovering a history and geography teacher has been reading excerpts of the Koran to their children at a Catholic boy’s high school.”
As Judeo-Christian belief fades in the West, the ability to appreciate that adherents of another creed still recognise their holy book as the perfect, immutable guide to all of life fades with it. Islam is not Christianity with a beard. Our political leaders need to acknowledge that simple fact.
In a thoughtful article (‘A deal beyond belief’) in The Weekend Australian on July 18, the commentator Greg Sheridan observed, “No one in the West takes the idea of God seriously any more and cannot conceive of a government whose actual real behaviour is determined by theological goals.”
The government Sheridan wrote of is Iran and the god is the Judeo-Christian God of the Bible. Sheridan’s article was commenting on the value of the US-Iran accord on sanctions and nuclear weapons. Almost as an aside, his insightful comment identifies the reason behind the difficulty Western leaders have in coming to grips with the Islamic imbroglio.
The bloody attack on gay night-club in Orlando by a Muslim, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, should be a wake-up call for progressives still unwilling to confront the illiberal core of radical Islam. The choice of target was not random, or just an expression of neurotic homophobia. Hatred of homosexuality is part of traditional Islamic sharia law, as is the punishment of death for transgressors. Today homosexuals are still being executed in Muslim majority nations like Iran, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. But just as Islamic misogyny has been ignored or rationalized by the left, so too has this violent intolerance for diversity.