A disturbing anti-Muslim element creeps into racism debate in the Jewish community - 2018-12-10
Then there's the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, a Christian Zionist organization supported by the likes of ultra-conservative U.S. figures like Pat Robertson. And the conference's media sponsor is Mantua books, whose titles include The Vatican Against Israel, Delectable Lie: A Liberal Repudiation Of Multiculturalism and The Qur'an Problem And Islamism.
Bernie Farber, chair of the Canadian Anti-Hate Network, says it's "disappointing to see some otherwise respected players within Toronto's Jewish leadership lending their good names to those who preach anti-Muslim hatred, homophobia and bigotry."
It's a troubling mingling of the usual suspects, repeating the same paranoia and familiar fears and theories. Only this time more reasonable and moderate people seem to have wandered onstage. Let's hope that they come to their senses before March.