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Why we should disinvite this alleged Epstein accomplice from coming to our community

Tovi Rose

By TOVI ROSE

On October 23rd, the Canadian Associates of Ben Gurion University will be holding a gala in honor of two of the Winnipeg Jewish community’s most philanthropic members, Hope and Howard Morry. The couple have long been active members of our community, with more than a few impressive titles between them. I doubt that anyone can argue against these two being honored for their many contributions, and thus, their gala is sure to go on without any protest. That is, it would, were it not for one key component. That component is the guest speaker for the night, one Mister Alan Dershowitz.

Knowing when to fold

Martin Shubik

By IRWIN LIPNOWSKI

Ed. note: This story first appeared in our Dec. 15, 2010 edition. We thought it especially relevant in light of the story which you can read elsewhere on this site at https://jewishpostandnews.ca/local/2930-lawsuit-against-parents-of-former-gray-academy-students-continues-to-drag-on about the Board of Jewish Education’s ongoing lawsuit against a family here - and the possibility that the Board may incur huge legal costs - even if it should win its lawsuit.

Did the "progressive Jewish left" attempt to cancel the appearance of a right-wing speaker here?

By BERNIE BELLAN

It began with an email we received on Tuesday, July 16. The email referred to an event that was supposed to be taking place at the Corydon Community Centre on Thursday evening, July 18 (at the same time as the AMIA commemoration in the Berney Theatre).

Remembering D-Day...and some thoughts on the "Naqba"

Bernie newBy BERNIE BELLAN

June 6th being the 75th anniversary of D-Day, our attention is called once again to remembering  the valour of the men who were part of what became the largest armada ever to be assembled: The over 1600 ships that set sail from a number of different ports in England on June 6, 1944, and which carried over 156,000 soldiers who took part in the Allied invasion of Europe.

On free speech and having it both ways

Bernie newBy BERNIE BELLAN
As much as it's becoming increasingly unpopular within our Jewish community to defend free speech, I'm going to continue arguing that it's terribly hypocritical to call for the preemptive banning of certain speakers whose views may be critical of Israeli government policy while forgetting that pro-Israel speakers have been - and are still being subjected to exactly the same treatment.