‘PUNCH A ZIONIST’ REVEALS CAMPUS CULTURE THAT’S PC BUT ANTI-ISRAEL

As the “punch a Zionist today” controversy rages, many in the Jewish community are themselves swinging wildly, repudiating all of McGill University for one student representative who tweeted that ugly call to violence. I abhor this student hooligan’s outrageous behaviour and the equally appalling support he received from many in the galleries during a Continue Reading…

BDS: BULLYING, DEMONIZATION AND SLANDER

On Jan. 31, 1961, Israel’s ambassador to Canada, Yaacov Herzog, 39, visited McGill University to debate famed 71-year-old British historian, Arnold Toynbee. Five days earlier, while lecturing at McGill, Toynbee had denied Israel’s right to exist while unfairly comparing Israelis to Nazis. In the ensuing debate, the older historian ultimately disavowed his comparison, while the Continue Reading…