Monday, September 27, 2010

(NEWS) Canadian Jewish Advocacy Groups Clash Over Cartoon

"Canada's two major Jewish advocacy groups are clashing over a cartoon.

Just as B'nai Brith Canada condemned an editorial cartoon in an Ontario newspaper as anti-Semitic and demanded an apology, the Canadian Jewish Congress came to the cartoonist's defense.

Published in the Sept. 20 issue of Le Droit, an Ottawa-based French-language daily, the cartoon depicts the Peace Tower -- an iconic part of Canada's Parliament buildings -- with what resembles a Star of David in the face of the tower's clock."

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