Canada and Israel: Building Apartheid by Yves Engler

By Yves Engler

A comprehensive learn of Canada’s ties to Israel, this research criticizes Lester Pearson’s negotiations to create a Jewish nation on Palestinian lands after international conflict II and denounces the tax deductions that inspired Zionists in Canada to ship funds that's used for settlements at the West financial institution. extra discussion highlights the Canadian defense Intelligence carrier and its ties to Israel’s Mossad.

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By the infliction upon the members of a racial group or groups of serious bodily or mental harm, by the infringement of their freedom or dignity, or by subjecting them to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. “Any legislative measures and other measures calculated to prevent a racial group or groups from participation in the political, social, economic and cultural life of the country … including … the right to education, the right to leave and to return to their country, the right to a nationality, the right to freedom of movement and residence.

In Europe, too, assimilating Jews usually shunned the Zionist movement in these years. ”50 There was no hint of dual loyalty for Canadians who worked to create a Jewish state. ”51 Jewish Zionism should be understood from within the political climate in which it operated. And Canada’s political culture clearly fostered Zionist ideals. British imperialism, Christian Zionism and nationalist ideology were all part of this country’s political fabric. Additionally, in the early 1900s most Canadians did not find it odd that Europeans would take a “backward” people’s land.

The only year in which Israel did not engage in a militarized conflict was 1988, when Israel was deeply immersed in fighting the Palestinian uprising, the intifada. ”17 Maoz concludes: “None of the wars — with a possible exception of the 1948 war of Independence — was what Israel refers to as Milhemet Ein Brerah (‘war of necessity’). ”18 This book will demonstrate that, with the exception of Israel’s 1956 invasion of Egypt, Ottawa openly or tacitly endorsed these military endeavors. Despite claims to the contrary, Canada is not, nor has it ever been, an “honest broker” in the Palestine-Israel conflict.

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