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Stephen Ellis

  • The long overdue death of the Jewish Defence League

    On July 9, 2021, one of Canada’s oldest hate organizations, the Jewish Defence League, quietly folded up its tent and went home. The JDL was founded by Meir Kahane in 1968 as a far-right, Jewish nationalist alternative to mainstream Zionism. At the heart of Kahane’s vision was a theocratic state cleansed of Arabs who could either leave Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories “alive or dead.”

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