To: Toronto Board of rabbis + CIJA Team: Hate speech in Canada, the SILENCE of our Jewish “leaders”

by 1389 on May 14, 2013

in censorship, Islamic terrorism, Judaism, Just Journals (team member), leftist-jihadist convergence, PC MC, political correctness, Spencer and Geller

Toronto Board of rabbis sent a press release on the day Pamela Geller was speaking in Canada saying “Ms. Geller’s views (are) distasteful.” … Distasteful? DISTASTEFUL!

Rabbis, what do you think about the savage slaughter in MUMBAI and ITAMAR!

Rabbis, what do you think about the 20,000+ deadly ISLAMIC terrorist attacks *ALL*OVER*THE*WORLD* since 9/11?

Your “Toronto Board of rabbis” claims you ”represents rabbis from all denominations of Judaism” (oh, really?)

YOU sent out a press release (copied below) with your “disappointment” but…

  • SILENT to those who align themselves with the goals of the “Muslim Brotherhood.”
  • SILENT to the Hamas Covenant “Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it”
  • SILENT to the Fatah Charter “Armed struggle…will not cease unless the Zionist state is demolished…”
  • SILENT to the myriad of HATE SPEECH spoken in Toronto (and beyond) by Muslim Imam Clergy

The Toronto Board of rabbis (TBR) expresses its profound disappointment that a local Jewish organization has extended an invitation to Pamela Geller, a blogger who is known for her extreme criticism of Muslims in language that is intended to shock and ridicule.

The TBR is a strong supporter of freedom of speech for all, including Ms. Geller. Ms. Geller’s voice and message are already well known here in Canada and beyond. There was no sense in inviting her here to Toronto to speak before a Jewish audience. Sadly the only sure result of this event will be increasing tensions within the Jewish community and between Jews and Muslims in Toronto.

The TBR, which represents Jews from all denominations of Judaism, wishes to make clear to all that it finds the invitation distasteful, just as it finds Ms. Geller’s views distasteful. We dissociate ourselves from the actions of the radical fringe Jewish group that extended the invitation. We call for more events here in Toronto that will build up friendship and understanding between local Jews and Muslims.

Toronto Board of Rabbis

Baruch Frydman-Kohl (President) 416 781 3511
has been senior of Beth Tzedec Congregation since 1993.

Debra Landsberg (Vice President) has served Temple Emanu-El since 2001.

Marty Lockshin (Secretary) is professor of Jewish Studies and Hebrew and Chair of the Department of Humanities at York University in Toronto where he has been working for the last 34 years

David Seed (Treasurer) is associate of Adath Israel Congregation since 2003.

Michal Shekel (Exec Director) the of Or Hadash in Newmarket, Ontario

The Toronto Board of rabbis is thankful for the generous support of the UJA-FEDERATION, (CIJA)

Affiliated Rabbis

Rabbi Wayne Allen Toronto
Rabbi Teri Appleby Holy BlossomTemple Toronto
Rabbi Rena Arshinoff CPE Residency University Health Network Toronto
Rabbi Martin Berman Shaar Shalom Thornhill
Rabbi Arthur Bielfeld Temple Emanu-el Toronto
Rabbi Michael  Brown York University Toronto
Rabbi Jordan Cohen Anshe Sholom Hamilton
Rabbi Lori Cohen
Temple Shalom Waterloo
Rabbi Adam Cutler Beth Tzedec Toronto
Rabbi Michael  Dolgin Temple Sinai Toronto
Rabbi Ed  Elkin First Narayaver Toronto
Rabbi Ilan Emanuel Temple Sinai Toronto
Rabbi Larry Englander Solel Congregation Mississauga
Rabbi Aaron Flanzraich Beth Sholom Toronto
Rabbi Ben Friedberg Beth Tzedec Toronto
Rabbi Baruch Frydman-Kohl Beth Tzedec Toronto
Rabbi Ilyse Glickman Am Shalom Barrie
Rabbi Edward Goldfarb Holy Blossom Temple Toronto
Rabbi Elyse Goldstein City Shul Toronto
Rabbi Jennifer Gorman Mercaz-Canada Toronto
Rabbi Sean Gorman Pride of Israel Toronto
Rabbi Tina Grimberg Congregation Darchei Noam Toronto
Rabbi Jarrod Grover Beth Tikvah   Toronto
Rabbi Geoffrey Haber Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care Toronto
Rabbi Matthew Kaufman Toronto
Rabbi Debra Landsberg Temple Emanu-el Toronto
Rabbi Aaron Levy Makom Toronto
Rabbi Leslie Lipson Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Toronto
Rabbi Martin Lockshin Toronto Partnership Minyan Toronto
Rabbi Miriam Margles Danforth Jewish Circle Toronto
Rabbi Dow Marmur Holy Blossom Temple Toronto
Rabbi Harvey Meirovich Beth Tzedec Toronto
Rabbi Daniel Mikelberg Temple Sinai Toronto
Rabbi Howard Morrison Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Toronto
Rabbi John Moscowitz Holy Blossom Temple Toronto
Rabbi Erin Polansky Neshamah Toronto
Rabbi Steven Saltzman Adath Israel Toronto
Rabbi Philip  Scheim Beth David B’nai Israel Beth Am Toronto
Rabbi Erwin Schild Adath Israel Toronto
Rabbi David Seed Adath Israel Toronto
Rabbi Michal  Shekel Or Hadash Newmarket
Rabbi Michael Skobac Jews for Judaism Toronto
Rabbi Mark Smiley Associated Hebrew Schools Toronto
Rabbi Yael Splansky Holy Blossom Temple Toronto
Rabbi Jerry Steinberg B’nai Shalom V’Tikvah Ajax
Rabbi Micah Streiffer Temple Kol Ami Thornhill
Rabbi Michael  Stroh Temple Har Zion Thornhill
Rabbi Roy Tanenbaum Toronto
Rabbi Karen Thomashow Holy Blossom Temple Toronto
Rabbi Cory Weiss Temple Har Zion Thornhill

** Baruch Hashem, MY Rabbi is not on THIS LIST !!!!!!!! **

View Pamela Geller’s speech in Toronto here.

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

1 westie May 15, 2013 at 11:26 am

Lot of friggin Rabbis in Canada!!! Wonder why?

2 1389 May 15, 2013 at 5:11 pm

Probably a lot of Jews moved to Canada from eastern Europe to escape persecution.

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