Saturday, May 19, 2012

Toronto: school pulls permit for madrassa use after anti-semitic rant discovered online

The investigation is ongoing so no one is talking yet.  If true, it will be another example of the blindness Western leaders have regarding Islamic teachings and just who is a "moderate."

From The Star May 16 by Kristin Rushowy

Toronto school board pulls permit for madrassah after anti-Semitic postings on website

East End Madrassah cannot use a Scarborough school for weekend classes until police have wrapped up their investigation into anti-Jewish teachings, the Toronto public board has decided.
“We’ve had a long relationship with this organization and there have been no problems to date, but of course when the situation came to our attention, it was something that we needed to investigate,” said board spokesperson Shari Schwartz-Maltz.
When the online materials were discovered last week — which called ancient Jews “treacherous” and “crafty” — the madrassah immediately pulled them and issued an apology.
York Region police’s hate crimes unit is still investigating.
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1 comment:

Jay Knott said...

Note that the Canadian authorities classify an opinion as a 'hate crime'. Hopefully the owners of this site don't agree with this.