Larry Haiven shares more than two dozen recent examples of the pro-Israel lobby’s cancel culture playbook in action in Canada.
Ritchie Torres is expected to win the Democratic primary in New York’s 15 district. The openly gay, South Bronx councilman is a self-described “pro-Israel progressive” and the first post-election event he attended was the Embassy of Israel’s 5th Annual Pride Event.
“Suggesting, as the posters do, that Jews have been driven out of their land (like indigenous people) and have finally returned to Israel–a trajectory that all indigenous people should unite behind–is a crude and cynical manipulation of (Jewish) history and a vulgar fabrication that not only makes no sense, but is also offensive in its use and abuse of indigenous peoples’ histories of oppression,” writes professor Gil Hochberg.
Below are excerpts from a correspondence over a proposed article between novelist, academic and playwright…