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Anti-Semitism is what many Canadian Jews experienced who faced quotas when applying for professional degrees, or who were barred from joining certain golf clubs. Anti-Semitism is what my ancestors experienced in Eastern Europe with pogroms, frequent assaults and massacres in Jewish communities. Anti-Semitism is the murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust. How can it be in any way appropriate to use this term to describe individuals who criticize a modern political entity -- the state of Israel -- which systematically violates the rights of Palestinians?
Morgan Wheeldon stepped down over comments he made about Israel, blames Tories' style of politics for creating a “chill on free expression.”
He's featured on a Conservative Party of Canada website calling Israel’s action against Palestinians a war crime