Great letter from Martha Roth of Independent Jewish Voices to the CBC’s Michael Enright, which was published on Peter Larson’s blog, Canada Talks Israel Palestine. Here’s an excerpt:

“Here is the crux of the matter. I am a non-zionist Jew and I do not support the idea of a Jewish state. I am also a member of Independent Jewish Voices Canada, an organization that believes in democracy, in equality for all, in Israel as in Canada.

Along with thousands of other Canadians, Jewish, Muslim, Christian and unaffiliated, we support the international call to boycott Israel until it respects the three democratic demands of the BDS movement: an end to the occupation, equality for non-Jews living in Israel, and a just solution for Palestinian refugees. That means that every time I say this, write it or attend a demonstration, B’nai Brith can report it as an anti-Semitic “incident.” B’nai Brith should brace for more anti-Semitic “incidents” as the BDS movement continues to grow.

But to call them “anti-Semitic incidents” is utter nonsense.”

And here is the rest: CBC’s Michael Enright is mistaken about how to approach anti-Semitism: Martha Roth of IJV

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