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Like it or not, Canada is a country that celebrates freedom of expression. Section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms states that "Everyone has freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media of communication." That "Everyone" includes people who say objectionable, false, foolish, misguided, or even ugly things.
There was no shortage of tour options available out of Warsaw and Krakow, but we opted to figure out on our own how to get there. There were moments of inevitable tension as we stood on the wrong train platform time and again, beginning before dawn and battling the oppressive July heat. Here is what I've written in my journal.
RED DEER, Alta. - Jim Keegstra, a holocaust denier and former high school teacher in Eckville, Alta., has died at the age of 80.The Red Deer Advocate reported late Thursday that Keegstra died June 2.I...
A recent article in The Beacon, an online magazine created by students of New York City's Yeshiva University, is causing quite a stir in the Jewish community. Entitled "Why It's Time for Jews to Get Over the Holocaust," he argues for the demotion of the tragedy in the religion's collective narrative. And I'm glad he wrote it.