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Canada and Israel: Building Apartheid by Yves Engler

By Yves Engler

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

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The population has been pushed into bantustan-like enclaves, encircled by a massive wall, had their water and land appropriated, and are subjected to daily humiliation at military checkpoints. For more than four decades supposedly democratic Israel has dominated the West Bank population without allowing them to vote in national elections. 5 million Palestinians — many of whom were forced from their homes in 1947/48 — live in a giant prison cut off from the world by the mighty Israeli military. In fact, Zionism is an expansionist settler ideology.

58 Dov Joseph was the highest profile early Canadian settler in Palestine. Born in Montreal in 1899 he served in the Jewish Legion during World War I and then returned to complete a law degree at McGill. In 1921 he moved permanently to Palestine where he was the treasurer of the executive committee of the Jewish Agency and military governor of Jerusalem during the 1948 war. 59 But, Canada was a rich and relatively tolerant country so only a small fraction of the Jewish community emigrated to Israel.

25 Pearson later explained: “I have never wavered in my view that a solution to the problem was impossible without the recognition of a Jewish state in Palestine. ”26 Pearson played a central role in the final partition vote. S. and USSR on how to implement partition was “a result of the tireless efforts of Lester B. ”30 The son of a minister, Pearson’s Zionism was partly rooted in Christian teachings. ”31 Above all else, Pearson, who was appointed external affairs minister a few months after facilitating Israel’s creation, wanted to align himself and Canada with Washington, the world’s emerging hegemon.

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